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Postmodernism and the Post Socialist Condition

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University Of California 2003 hardback  Erjavec, Ales  (ed)   297pp    Black and white and colour illustrations throughout. Overall condition excellent. Dust jacket excellent. Not price clipped.  Black and red boards with red-gold titling.  Corners not bumped. No markings in the text.

The Berlin Wall was coming down, the Soviet Union was dissolving, Communist China was well on its way down the capitalist path; the world was witnessing political and social transformations without precedent. Artists, seeing it all firsthand, responded with a revolution of their own. What form this revolution took, how artists in the 1980s marked their societies' traumatic transition from decaying socialism to an insecure future emerges in this remarkable volume. With in-depth perspectives on art and artists in the former Soviet Union, the Balkans and Mitteleuropa, China, and Cuba all from scholars and art critics who were players in the tumultuous cultural landscapes they describe this stunningly illustrated collection captures a singular period in the history of world art, and a critical moment in the cultural and political transition from the last century to our own.

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Author(s):
Erjavec, Ales
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
18cm by 29cm
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0520233344
Number of pages:
297
Publisher:
University of California

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University Of California 2003 hardback  Erjavec, Ales  (ed)   297pp    Black and white and colour illustrations throughout. Overall condition excellent. Dust jacket excellent. Not price clipped.  Black and red boards with red-gold titling.  Corners not bumped. No markings in the text.

The Berlin Wall was coming down, the Soviet Union was dissolving, Communist China was well on its way down the capitalist path; the world was witnessing political and social transformations without precedent. Artists, seeing it all firsthand, responded with a revolution of their own. What form this revolution took, how artists in the 1980s marked their societies' traumatic transition from decaying socialism to an insecure future emerges in this remarkable volume. With in-depth perspectives on art and artists in the former Soviet Union, the Balkans and Mitteleuropa, China, and Cuba all from scholars and art critics who were players in the tumultuous cultural landscapes they describe this stunningly illustrated collection captures a singular period in the history of world art, and a critical moment in the cultural and political transition from the last century to our own.

Author(s):
Erjavec, Ales
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
18cm by 29cm
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0520233344
Number of pages:
297
Publisher:
University of California

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