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Burning the box of beautiful things : the development of a postmodern sensibility

Author: Alex Seago
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Regards British post-war culture concentrating on the Royal College of Art periodical ARK.
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Genre/Form: Periodicals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Seago
ISBN: 0198172214 9780198172215 0198174055 9780198174059
OCLC Number: 28420295
Description: xxii, 234 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Alex Seago.
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Arguing that postwar art schools provided a vital crucible for the development of a particularly English cultural sensibility, the author focuses on cultural change at the Royal College of Art,  Read more...

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