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COMPASSION AND PROTEST: RECENT SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ART FROM THE ELI BROAD FAMILY FOUNDATION COLLECTION. San Jose Museum of Art, 1991. Published in association with Cross River Press, Abbeville Press, Inc., New York. 96 pp. with 50 ills. (16 col.). 31 x 24 cm. LC 90-63806 ISBN 1558593012 In English.
Examines the resurgence of overt political and social commentary in art of the 1980s, featuring detailed analyses of 24 diverse works by 16 prominent artists including Hans Haacke, Sue Coe, Leon Golub, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger and Keith Haring. Four critical essays discuss the reestablishment of political forms of artistic expression that has accompanied the revival of representational styles; the frequently indirect political content in art since the 18th century; the public dimensions of art and its relationship to the media; and the feminist, ethnic and other issues in the forefront of current political art.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1970 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,07,17,20,22
Worldwide Number: 023097
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