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Global Village: The 1960S [Hardcover]

By Okwui Enwezor (Author), Derrick de Kerckhove (Author), Anna Detheridge (Author), Arthur Danto (Author), Yoko Ono (Author) & Carolee Schneemann (Author)
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In his 1962 book The Gutenberg Galaxy, Marshall McLuhan wrote the famous words: "The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village." As predicted by the renowned Canadian media theorist, satellite telecommunications, beginning with the first Sputnik launch in 1957, united humanity under a vast "cosmic membrane." An immense web of waves echo information around the planet, and distance and time are abolished. Dreams, upheavals, trends, and conflicts are now experienced on a global scale. Global Village: The 1960s plumbs the depths of those planetary echoes as they resonated throughout the decade in the fields of visual arts, decorative arts, fashion, and architecture. Along with a wealth of images, it contains interviews with diverse key figures of the time, including designer Ettore Sottsass, art critic Arthur Danto, artist Yoko Ono, filmmaker Agns Varda, curator Okwui Enwezor, writer Tobias Wolff, playwright Michel Tremblay, and artist Carolee Schneeman.

Edited by Stphane Aquin.~Essays by Anna Detheridgede and Derrick de Kerckhove.~Interviews with Alan L. Bean, Arthur C. Danto, Okwui Enwezor, Yoko Ono, Carolee Schneemann, Ettore Sottsass, Bert Stern, Agns Varda, Michael J. Watts, Tobias Wolff, et al.

Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in./208 pgs / 278 color.

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Studio: Snoeck Publishers, Ghent
Pages   208
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.18" Width: 9.56" Height: 0.88"
Weight:   3.03 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 2, 2004
Publisher   Snoeck Publishers, Ghent
ISBN  9053494480  
ISBN13  9789053494486  

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More About Okwui Enwezor, Derrick de Kerckhove, Anna Detheridge, Arthur Danto, Yoko Ono & Carolee Schneemann

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Carlos Basualdo is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ivan Vladislavic has written and edited several nonfiction works on apartheid and art. Gabriele Guercio has written works on modern and contemporary art as well as the history of art theory. Okwui Enwezor is Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice President at San Francisco Art Institute.

Okwui Enwezor currently resides in the state of Illinois.

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