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Barry Le Va : the aesthetic aftermath

Barry Le Va : the aesthetic aftermath

Author: Michael Maizels
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Of the conceptual artists who began their careers in the 1960s and 1970s-Bruce Nauman, Chris Burden, Vito Acconci, and Mel Bochner among them-Barry Le Va may be the most elusive. As this first study of his work reveals, his rigorously planned art was instigated to mask its creator's intentions and methods, presenting itself as an "aftermath" of modernism's claim to permanency and civil society's preferred mode of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maizels, Michael, 1983-
Barry Le Va
(DLC) 2015014119
Named Person: Barry Le Va; Barry Le Va
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Maizels
ISBN: 9781452944845 1452944849
OCLC Number: 919125225
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Virginia, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Violence and sculpture --
Can the mystery be solved? --
Measure, mind, and matter --
The built environment --
The aftermath, again --
Epilogue: minor saint of postminimalism.
Responsibility: Michael Maizels.


Conceptual artist BarryLe Va's installations were designed to erode the economic and politicalauthority of the art establishment. Michael Maizels explores how Le Vachallenged the interlocking  Read more...


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"Barry Le Va adds to already excellent scholarship on compatriots Robert Morris and Bruce Nauman, reintroducing an unduly neglected artist, while interrogating why Le Va occupies the position he does Read more...

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