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The painted word / Tom Wolfe.

Wolfe, Tom (Author). Cropp, Harold N. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481537360 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1481537369 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 07 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Harold N. Cropp.
Summary, etc.:
No one skewers the popular movements of American culture like Tom Wolfe. In 1975, he turned his satirical pen to the pretensions of the contemporary art world, a world of social climbing, elitist posturing, and ingeniously absurd self-justifying theorizing. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. In the process he debunks the great American myth of Modern Art in an incandescent, hilarious, and devastating blast. Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, and his wit never more keen.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Painting, Modern > 20th century.
Painting > Psychological aspects.

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