Looking for an examination copy?
This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact email@example.com providing details of the course you are teaching.
Tracing the relationship between Abstract Expressionist artists and contemporary intellectuals, particularly the French existentialists, Nancy Jachec here offers a new interpretation of the success of America's first internationally recognized avant-garde art form. She argues that Abstract Expressionism was promoted by the United States government because of its radical character, which was considered to appeal to a Western European populace perceived by the State Department as inclined toward Socialism.Read more
- New interpretation of Abstract Expressionism
- Covers the work of such artists as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: June 2000
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521651547
- length: 272 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
- weight: 0.53kg
- contains: 29 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. The discrediting of collectivist ideology
2. Existentialism in the United States
3. The new radicalism and the counter-enlightenment
4. Abstract expressionism and the international council
5. Epilogue: the USIA sponsored exhibitions.
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email firstname.lastname@example.orgRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×
Are you sure you want to delete your account?
This cannot be undone.
Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.
If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.×