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Edward Kienholz

(1927—1994)

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assemblage

assemblage  

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Art produced by the assembling of disparate elements, often scavenged or bought by the artist. The practice dates back to Picasso's Cubist constructions made from 1912 onwards. It was later adopted ...
Beat Movement

Beat Movement  

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A bohemian rebellion against established society which came to prominence about 1956 and had its centers in San Francisco and New York. The term “Beat” expressed both exhaustion and beatification in ...
Environment art

Environment art  

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A type of art, which began to establish itself in the 1960s, in which the artist creates a three-dimensional space to enclose the spectator and involve him in a whole range of sensory ...
Funk art

Funk art  

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Term applied to a type of art that originated in California (specifically the San Francisco area) around 1960 in which tatty or sick subjects—often pornographic or scatological—are treated in a ...
installation

installation  

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A term that can be applied very generally to the disposition of objects in an exhibition (the hanging of paintings, the arrangement of sculptures, and so on), but which also has the more specific ...
Ivan Albright

Ivan Albright  

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(b North Harvey, Ill., 20 Feb. 1897; d Woodstock, Vt., 18 Nov. 1983).American painter, the son of Adam Emory Albright (1862–1957), a painter who had studied under Eakins. During the First World War ...
Minimal art

Minimal art  

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A type of abstract art, particularly sculpture, characterized by extreme simplicity of form and a deliberate lack of expressive content; it emerged as a trend in the 1950s and flourished particularly ...

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