The Painted Word

The Painted Word

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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No one skewers the popular movements of American culture like Tom Wolfe. In 1975, he turned his satirical pen to the pretensions of the contemporary art world, a world of social climbing, elitist posturing, and ingeniously absurd self-justifying theorizing. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. In the process he debunks the great American myth of Modern Art in an incandescent, hilarious, and devastating blast. Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, and his wit never more keen
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781470834586
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 07 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Cropp, Harold N
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