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Outliers and American Vanguard art

Author: Lynne CookeDouglas CrimpDarby EnglishSuzanne Perling HudsonThomas J LaxAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art, Chicago, London : The University of Chicago Press, [2017] [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some 250 works explore three distinct periods in American history when mainstream and outlier artists intersected, ushering in new paradigms based on inclusion, integration, and assimilation. The exhibition aligns work by such diverse artists as Charles Sheeler, Christina Ramberg, and Matt Mullican with both historic folk art and works by self-taught artists ranging from Horace Pippin to Janet Sobel and Joseph  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellungskatalog
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Cooke; Douglas Crimp; Darby English; Suzanne Perling Hudson; Thomas J Lax; Jennifer Jane Marshall; Richard Meyer; Jenni Sorkin; Earl A Powell; National Gallery of Art; The High Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art
ISBN: 9780226522272 022652227X 9780894684104 0894684108
OCLC Number: 1029107277
Description: XV, 396 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Lynne Cooke ; with Douglas Crimp, Darby English, Suzanne Hudson, Thomas J. Lax, Jennifer Jane Marshall, Richard Meyer, Jenni Sorkin ; foreword by Earl A. Powell III (Director, National Gallery of Art).

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Some 250 works explore three distinct periods in American history when mainstream and outlier artists intersected, ushering in new paradigms based on inclusion, integration, and assimilation. The exhibition aligns work by such diverse artists as Charles Sheeler, Christina Ramberg, and Matt Mullican with both historic folk art and works by self-taught artists ranging from Horace Pippin to Janet Sobel and Joseph Yoakum. It also examines a recent influx of radically expressive work made on the margins that redefined the boundaries of the mainstream art world, while challenging the very categories of "outsider" and "self-taught." Historicizing the shifting identity and role of this distinctly American version of modernism's "other," the exhibition probes assumptions about creativity, artistic practice, and the role of the artist in contemporary culture. The exhibition is curated by Lynne Cooke, senior curator, special projects in modern art, National Gallery of Art ... Provided by publisher

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