Item description for Be-Bomb: The Transatlantic War of Images and All That Jazz. 1946-1956 by Serge Guilbaut...
Compiled by the French historian Serge Guilbaut, Be-Bomb compares and contrasts the art produced in France and the US between 1946-1956 to explore how and why certain works became cultural icons and media images for great commercial success for respective each country. The book analyzes the aesthetic debate of the period when New York began replacing Paris as the nerve center of modern art.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.7" Width: 6.7" Height: 1.9" Weight: 4.5 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2008
Publisher Museu Dart Contemporani de Barcelona
ISBN 8489771472 ISBN13 9788489771475
Availability 0 units.
More About Serge Guilbaut
Serge Guilbaut is a professor of art history at the University of British Columbia. He received his PhD in Art History from UCLA in 1979. His books include "How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art" (University of Chicago Press), "Voir, Ne pas Voir, Faut Voir" (Chambon, France), "Sobre la desaparici?n de ciertas obras de arte" (Curare/Fonca, Mexico), and "Los Espejismos de la imagen en los lindes del siglo XXI" (Akal Ediciones, Spain). He lives in Vancouver.