Artists Respond

Artists Respond[Reading] ➸ Artists Respond ➮ Melissa Ho – Heartforum.co.uk How the Vietnam War changed American artBy the late 1960s the United States was in a pitched conflict in Vietnam against a foreign enemy and at home between Americans for and against the war and the s How the Vietnam War changed American artBy the late s the United States was in a pitched conflict in Vietnam against a foreign enemy and at home between Americans for and against the war and the status uo This powerful book showcases how American Artists Responded to the war spanning the period from Lyndon B Johnson's fateful decision to deploy US Marines to South Vietnam in to the fall of Saigon ten years later Artists Respond brings together works by many of the most visionary and provocative artists of the period including Asco Chris Burden Judy Chicago Corita Kent Leon Golub David Hammons Yoko Ono and Nancy Spero It explores how the moral urgency of the Vietnam War galvanized American artists in unprecedented ways challenging them to reimagine the purpose and uses of art and compelling them to become politically engaged on other fronts such as feminism and civil rights The book presents an era in which artists struggled to synthesize the turbulent times and participated in a process of free and open uestioning inherent to American civic lifeBeautifully illustrated Artists Respond features a broad range of art including painting sculpture printmaking performance and body art installation documentary cinema and photography and conceptualismPublished in association with the Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington DCExhibition scheduleSmithsonian American Art Museum Washington DCMarch August Minneapolis Institute of ArtSeptember January .

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Hardcover  ✓ Artists Respond PDF Ä
  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • Artists Respond
  • Melissa Ho
  • 18 May 2014
  • 9780691191188

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