In the first part of the book, ""Paint,"" Edward Strickland shows how Minimalists rethought abstract art -- with non-gestural color-field painting, ""invisible"" and brilliant monochromes, and neo-Dadaist anti-art of pure white panels. In the second part, ""Sound,"" the author turns his attention to La Monte Young's long-tone compositions and drone works of the Theatre of Eternal Music, the effect of foreign and nonclassical American musics on Terry Riley's motoric repetition, Steve Reich's formulation of phasing technique, ...

Minimalism: Origins 2000, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253213884

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Minimalism: Origins 1993, Indiana University Press

ISBN-13: 9780253354990