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The Empire of signs

Author: Robert HughesClement GreenbergKaral Ann MarlingHenry Louis Gates, Jr.Kirk VarnedoeAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [1997]
Series: American visions, 7.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An eight part series presenting American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. In this seventh segment, after the post-war era, Hughes traces the development of abstract expressionism and the life of Jackson Pollock, and explores how artists as different as James Rosenquist, Claes Oldenburg, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, David Smith, Willem De Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg,  Read more...
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Named Person: Jackson Pollock; Mark Rothko; Barnett Newman; David Smith; Willem De Kooning; Jasper Johns; Joseph Cornell; Robert Rauschenberg; Romare Bearden; Claes Oldenburg; James Rosenquist; Andy Warhol
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes; Clement Greenberg; Karal Ann Marling; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Kirk Varnedoe; Planet 24 (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time Warner, Inc.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780618181 9780780618183
OCLC Number: 37472540
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 1966 for PBS.
Closed-captioned.
Credits: Producer/director, James Kent ; executive producer, Nicholas Rossiter ; photography, Dave Bennett ; film editor, Colin Minchin ; music, David Ferguson.
Performer(s): Robert Hughes (art critic), Clement Greenberg, Willem de Kooning, Karal Ann Marling, Jasper Johns, Henry Louis Gates, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Kirk Varnedoe.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American visions, 7.
Other Titles: American visions.
Responsibility: written & presented by Robert Hughes ; a Planet 24 production in association with BBC Television ; a Time Inc.-BBC co-production ; produced in association with Thirteen/WNET.

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An eight part series presenting American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. In this seventh segment, after the post-war era, Hughes traces the development of abstract expressionism and the life of Jackson Pollock, and explores how artists as different as James Rosenquist, Claes Oldenburg, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, David Smith, Willem De Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Romare Bearden, Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns reacted to the new consumer culture.

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