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The Long March of Pop
Art, Music, and Design, 1930–1995

Thomas Crow

Thomas Crow’s paradigm-changing book challenges existing narratives about the rise of Pop Art by situating it within larger cultural tides. While American Pop was indebted to its British predecessor’s insistence that any creative pursuit is worthy of aesthetic consideration, Crow demonstrates that this inclusive attitude also had strong American roots. Folk becomes Crow’s starting point in the advance of Pop. The folk revival occurred chiefly in the sphere of music during the 1930s and ’40s, while folk art surfaced a decade later in the work of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. Crow eloquently examines the subsequent explosion of commercial imagery in visual art, alongside its repercussions in popular music and graphic design. Pop’s pra...

2015   412 pp.  200 color + 150 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300203974  $45.00

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Van Gogh's Bedrooms

Vigeland + Munch
Behind the Myths

Alexander Calder
Performing Sculpture

The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art
Selections from the Linda Leonard Schlenger Collection and the Yale University Art Gallery

Irrational Judgments
Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and 1960s New York

Mark Rothko
From the Inside Out

Art for Every Home
Associated American Artists, 1934–2000

The World Goes Pop

Abstract Bodies
Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender

Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky
Friends in Exile: A Decade of Correspondence, 1929–1940

Leap Before You Look
Black Mountain College 1933–1957

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

Georges Seurat
The Art of Vision

The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy
The Shape of Things to Come

Van Gogh and Nature

Modernism and Landscape Architecture, 1890–1940

Whitney Museum of American Art
Handbook of the Collection

Revolution of the Eye
Modern Art and the Birth of American Television

Van Gogh
The Birth of an Artist

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit

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