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Collision : the contemporary art scene in Houston, 1972-1985

Author: Pete Gershon
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018]
Series: Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities, no. 19.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this expansive and vigorous survey of the Houston art scene of the 1970s and 1980s, author Pete Gershon describes the city's emergence as a locus for the arts, fuelled by a boom in oil prices and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Gershon
ISBN: 9781623496333 1623496330
OCLC Number: 1051221771
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 468 pages).
Contents: Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Culture on a Corner; 2. Art Came to Houston; 3. Lefty; 4. 10; 5. A New Direction; 6. Jim; 7. 12/Texas; 8. Museum Quality; 9. The Art of Texas; 10. Radical Chic; 11. Intermission; 12. Rebirth; 13. Climax; 14. The Woman's Caucus; 15. The Dinner Party; 16. Mimi Versus the Museum; 17. A Room of One's Own; 18. Fire; 19. Surls; 20. Brothers and Sisters; 21. Pow Wow; 22. 1980; 23. Sumfest, The Panther, and the Art Guys; 24. Wobbling; 25. A Houston Art Center; 26. Collision; 27. Marzio; 28. Fresh Paint; 29. Dynamic Pioneers; 30. A Houston School. 31. The Big ShowEpilogue; Appendix: A Houston Timeline, 1972-85; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities, no. 19.
Responsibility: Pete Gershon.

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For any reader interested in the history of Houston during the final quarter of the 20th century, and most particularly in the intersection between the arts, general culture, higher education, and Read more...

 
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