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The ethics of Earth art

Author: Amanda Boetzkes
Publisher: Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a major study of American architecture during World War II, Andrew M. Shanken focuses on the culture of anticipation that arose in this period, as out-of-work architects turned their energies from the built to the unbuilt, redefining themselves as planners and creating original designs to excite the public about postwar architecture. Shanken recasts the wartime era as a crucible for the intermingling of modernist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boetzkes, Amanda.
Ethics of Earth art.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)475453641
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Boetzkes
ISBN: 9780816673582 0816673586 9781452946450 1452946450
OCLC Number: 698587434
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: At the Limit of Form --
Contemporary Art and the Nature of Site --
Spiral Jetty: Allegory and the Recovery of the Elemental --
Ecotechnology and the Receptive Surface --
The Body as Limit Conclusion: Facing the Earth Ethically.
Responsibility: Amanda Boetzkes.

Abstract:

In a major study of American architecture during World War II, Andrew M. Shanken focuses on the culture of anticipation that arose in this period, as out-of-work architects turned their energies from the built to the unbuilt, redefining themselves as planners and creating original designs to excite the public about postwar architecture. Shanken recasts the wartime era as a crucible for the intermingling of modernist architecture.

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