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Earthwards : Robert Smithson and Art after Babel
Dia artists
Gary Shapiro
University of California Pres
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The death of Robert Smithson in 1973 robbed postwar American art of an unusually creative practitioner and thinker. Smithson's pioneering earthworks of the 1960s and 1970s anticipated contemporary concerns with environmentalism and the site-specific character of artistic production.
 
  
Eccentric Objects : Rethinking Sculpture in 1960s America
Jo Applin
Yale University Press
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In America during the 1960s, sculpture as an artistic practice underwent a series of radical transformations. Artists including Lee Bontecou, Claes Oldenburg, Lucas Samaras, H. C. Westermann, and Bruce Nauman offered alternative ways of imagining the three-dimensional object.
 
  
Education (Documents of Contemporary Art)
Felicity Allen
Whitechapel
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This book will be an original and indispensable resource for all who believe in the importance of art in the wider educational realm. Framing the recent "educational turn" in the arts within a broad historical and social context, this anthology raises fundamental questions about how and what should be taught in an era of distributive rather than media-based practices.
 
   
Emptied of All Ships
Stacy Szymaszek
Litmus Press
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Ephemeral Monuments : History and Conservation of Installation Art
Barbara Ferriani
Getty Conservation Institute
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Installation art is an evolving, often ephemeral medium that defies rigid categorization. It has also radically transformed the concepts of space, time, and the experience of art.
 
  
Ethics (Documents of Contemporary Art)
Walead Beshty
Whitechapel
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The boundary of a contemporary art object or project is no longer something that exists only in physical space; it also exists in social, political, and ethical space.
 
   
Eva Hesse: Diaries
Barry Rosen, Ed.
Yale University Press
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Eye of the Sixties: Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art
Judith E. Stein
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Fashion Since 1900
Valerie Mendes
Thames & Hudson
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From the turn-of-the-century S-bend silhouette to the "green fashion" and celebrity couture of the new millennium, this comprehensive survey explores all the significant developments in fashion in a period that has seen a growing preoccupation with personal appearance and clothes.
 
  
Felt : Fluxus, Joseph Beuys, and the Dalai Lama
Dia artists
Chris Thompson
University of Minnesota Press
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Felt provides a nonlinear look at the engagement of the postwar avant-garde with Eastern spirituality, a context in which the German artist Joseph Beuys appears as an uneasy shaman. Centered on a highly publicized yet famously inconclusive 1982 meeting between Beuys and the Dalai Lama, arranged by the Dutch artist Louwrien Wijers, Chris Thompson explores the interconnections among Beuys, the Fluxus movement, and Eastern philosophy and spiritual practice.
 
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