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Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism

From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism

Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism( )
Author: Doss, Erika
Publication Date:Oct 1991
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $94.00
Book Description:

In this acclaimed revisionist study, Erika Doss chronicles an historic cultural change in American art from the dominance of regionalism in the 1930s to abstract expressionism in the 1940s. She centers her study on Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock, Benton's foremost student in the early thirties, charting Pollock's early imitation of Benton's style before his radical move to abstraction. By situating painting within the evolving sociopolitical and cultural context of the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / Contemporary (1945-)
Art / Individual Artists / General
Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 9.126 x 1.251 Inches
Book Weight:2.064 Pounds

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