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Yves Klein.

Author: Nuit Banai
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Series: Reaktion Books - Critical Lives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Denounced as a charlatan and fêted as a mystic, French artist Yves Klein (1928-62) scandalized the art world with his enthusiastic embrace of postwar mass culture and his exploitation of controversial publicity tactics. Today, we know Yves Klein not only as one of the most radical artists of the postwar period, but also as an iconic role model for contemporary practices-he reinvented abstract painting, conceived  Read more...
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Banai, Nuit.
Yves Klein.
London : Reaktion Books, ©2014
205 pages
Named Person: Yves Klein; Yves Klein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nuit Banai
ISBN: 9781780233338 1780233337
OCLC Number: 894170586
Description: 1 online resource (207 pages).
Contents: Cover; Yves Klein; Imprint Page; Contents; Introduction: Klein the Paradox ; 1. Living on the Axis: Bourgeois and Bohemian, 1928-48; 2. In Search of 'Self ': Becoming a Judoka/Artist, 1948-52; 3. Assuming the Pose: Yves Klein Fourth Dan, 1952-4; 4. 'Painter', 1954-5; 5. Avant-garde Artist, 1955-7; 6. Charlatan, 1957-8; 7. Collaborator, 1957-61; 8. Middle-class Mystic, 1958-62; 9. The Poet-Politician: 'The Blue Revolution', 1958-61; 10. 'The Flying Fascist', 1961; 11. Showman, 1961-2; Klein's Afterlives; References; Select Bibliography; Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Reaktion Books - Critical Lives.

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An invaluable introduction to the life and work of this flamboyant individual, Yves Klein will appeal to students and scholars of Klein as well as those interested in contemporary art and  Read more...

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