About this title: In this introduction to avant-garde art, author Linda Weintraub discusses the ways in which elements of pop culture, such as synthetic products and non-natural environments, have influenced artists of the 1970s, '80s, and '90s. Thirty-five chapters, each devoted to one artist, introduce the concepts behind famous works. Artists include David Salle, Laurie Simmons, and Barbara Kruger.
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