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The Pictures Generation, 1974-1984 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) 0th Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0300148923
ISBN-10: 0300148925
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A gleeful sense of irony takes center stage in this coffee table catalog of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Pictures Generation exhibition. Immersed in the political era book-ended by Nixon and Reagan, the artists here came of age during mass media's first years, and their wildly divergent experiments with Pop, minimal and conceptual art hold a common concern with social commentary, including race relations, sexuality, feminism and consumerism. Of Eklund's three essays, the Met associate curator's opener, "Image Art after Conceptualism," is the standout, examining the photographers who hailed from the then-nascent West Coast Institute of Art and made up the "CalArts Mafia." The movement concerned itself with deconstructing the myth and artifice behind stereotypical images of women and minorities, and the subtle dismantling of advertising campaigns and icons, preceding by decades the culture jamming/ad busting trend of the 1990s and 2000s. Long overdue for a retrospective, this class of artists produces a stunning collection; though the text is largely aimed at professionals or academics, this handsome volume should appeal to any reader interested in conceptual arts.
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Received Honorable Mention of the 2012 New York Book Festival Award in the category of Photography/Art
(Photography/Art Honorable Mention New York Book Festival 2012-06-11)
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Product Details

  • Series: Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art (May 26, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300148925
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300148923
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.3 x 11.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #762,347 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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one of the best books and periods of time in the art world. so so amazing we referenced it in my downtown 1980's class and I had to buy it
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