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Postmodernism : style and subversion, 1970-1990

Author: Glenn Adamson; Jane Pavitt; Paola Antonelli; Victoria and Albert Museum.; et al
Publisher: London : V&A Pub. ; New York : Distributed in North America by Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2011, ©2011.
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The radical ideas associated with postmodernism swept through the arts in the 1970s, but have always been hard to summarise. This book presents the movement as not merely an aesthetic vocabulary, but also as a subversive attitude - a new way of looking at the world.
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Adamson; Jane Pavitt; Paola Antonelli; Victoria and Albert Museum.; et al
ISBN: 9781851776597 1851776591 9781851776627 1851776621
OCLC Number: 707968688
Notes: "Published to accompany the exhibition ... at Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 24 September 2011 - 15 January 2012"--T.p. verso.
Description: 319 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Postmodernism : style and subversion / Glenn Adamson and Jane Pavitt --
Arch-art : architecture as subject matter / James Wines --
Our postmodernism / Denise Scott Brown --
On bricolage / Victor Buchli --
Kitsch and postmodern architecture : Charles Moore's Piazza d'Italia / Patricia A. Morton --
Irony and postmodern architecture / Emmanuel Petit --
Civitas Interruptus / Thomas Weaver --
The presence of the past : postmodernism meets in Venice / Léa-Catherine Szacka --
The architect as ghost-writer : Rem Koolhaas and image-based urbanism / Martino Stierli --
Paper architecture : the Columbaria of Brodsky and Utkin / David Crowley --
Photography into building : the Smithsons and James Stirling / Claire Zimmerman --
Postmodern angel : Shiro Kuramata / Paola Antonelli --
We are all in the gutter : retailing postmodern fashion / Claire Wilcox --
Making Memphis : 'glue culture' and postmodern production strategies / Catharine Rossi --
The uses of 'notes on camp' / Christopher Breward --
Tomorrow's been cancelled due to lack of interest : Derek Jarman's The Last of England / Oliver Winchester --
Unsettled images : from TV screen to video-wall and back again / Mari Dumett --
Sampling and the materiality of sound / Ulrich Lehmann --
Buffalo : style with intent / Carol Tulloch --
Dressing viciously : hip-hop music, fashion and cultural crossover / Zoe Whitley --
What is 'post' about global hip-hop? / Sujatha Fernandes --
Klaus Nomi : astral countervoice of the new wave / Susanne K. Frantz --
Threads and rays : accessorizing Michael Clark / Matthew Hawkins --
Embraced by the (spot)light : Ōno Kazuo, Butō and Admiring La Argentina / Bruce Baird --
Fashion, violence and hyperreality / Rebecca Arnold --
Big magazines : design as the message / Rick Poynor --
Between words and images : simulation, deconstruction and postmodern photography / Paul Jobling --
David McDiarmid, Peter Tully and the ecstatic space of the Paradise Garage / Sally Gray --
Michael Graves and the figurative impulse / Christopher Wilk --
Riding the wave of Reaganomics : Swid Powell and the celebrity architects / Elizabeth A. Fleming --
Margaret Thatcher, postmodernism and the politics of design in Britain / Jonathan M. Woodham --
A way of looking at things / April Greiman --
Always already postmodern? : Japanese design and architecture in the 1980s / Sarah Teasley --
Coming up for air : 1980s Spanish style cultures / Viviana Narotzky --
Furniture out of its mind : Düsseldorf, 1986 / Wolfgang Schepers --
True stories : a film about people like us / Rick Poynor --
Abstract figural systems / Reinhold Martin --
No Duchamps in Delhi / Arindam Dutta --
Post-modernism comes of age / Charles Jencks --
The end of style? / Paul Greenhalgh --
Post-script / David Byrne.
Responsibility: edited by Glenn Adamson and Jane Pavitt ; [[essays by] Paola Antonelli ... [et al.]].

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The radical ideas associated with postmodernism swept through the arts in the 1970s, but have always been hard to summarise. This book presents the movement as not merely an aesthetic vocabulary, but also as a subversive attitude - a new way of looking at the world.

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