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Barry Le Va : the aesthetic aftermath / Michael Maizels.

Author/Creator:
Maizels, Michael, 1983- author.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (232 p.)
Subjects:
Le Va, Barry, 1941 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Of the conceptual artists who began their careers in the 1960's and 1970's-Bruce Nauman, Chris Burden, Vito Acconci, and Mel Bochner among them-Barry Le Va may be the most elusive. As this first study of his work reveals, his rigorously planned art was instigated to mask its creator's intentions and methods, presenting itself as an "aftermath" of modernism's claim to permanency and civil society's preferred mode of monumentalism. For Michael Maizels, Le Va's work constitutes a particularly productive subject of inquiry because it clearly articulates the interconnection between the avant-garde's...
Contents:
Violence and sculpture
Can the mystery be solved?
Measure, mind, and matter
The built environment
The aftermath, again
Epilogue: minor saint of postminimalism.
Notes:
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Virginia, 2013).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-4529-5231-0
1-4529-4484-9
OCLC:
919125225
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