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Backyard oasis : the swimming pool in Southern California photography, 1945-1982

著者: Daniell Cornell; Palm Springs Art Museum.; et al
出版商: Palm Springs, Calif. : Palm Springs Art Museum and DelMonico Books, 2012.
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"Southern California's pool culture is the subject of this unique and luscious collection of photographs that explore the parallel evolution of an iconic symbol and an artistic genre. Since the end of World War II, Southern California's backyard pools--those blue-green oases in an otherwise often arid landscape--have symbolized any number of American ideals: optimism, wealth, consumerism, escape, physical beauty,  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Exhibitions
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所有的著者/提供者: Daniell Cornell; Palm Springs Art Museum.; et al
ISBN: 9783791351766 3791351761
OCLC号码: 755080553
注意: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Backyard Oasis: The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, 1945-1982, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California, January 21-May 27, 2012."
描述: 256 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
内容: Introduction : Swimming in the American dream / Daniell Cornell --
Exposed desires : poolside reflections on celebrity / Daniell Cornell --
Swimming alone : the backyard pool in Cold War California / Jennifer A. Watts --
Designing nature : the pool in the garden / Robert Stearns --
From beefcake to skatecake : shifting depictions of masculinity and the backyard swimming pool in southern California / Tyler Stallings --
My beach boyhood : a personal history of southern California in the 1960s / Robert Atkins --
Hole : swimming... floating... sinking... drowning / Dick Hebdige.
责任: edited by Daniell Cornell ; research team essays, Daniell Cornell ... [et al.] ; with a contribution by Robert Atkins.

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Southern California's pool culture is the subject of this unique and luscious collection of photographs that explore the parallel evolution of an American icon and an artistic genre.  再读一些...

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"I can't imagine a book better-suited to escaping into on a hot summer's day than Backyard Oasis." - W Magazine

 
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