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A Troublesome Subject: The Art of Robert Arneson By Jonathan Fineberg,

  • Title: A Troublesome Subject: The Art of Robert Arneson
  • Author: Jonathan Fineberg
  • ISBN: 9780520273832
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The first major book to consider the life and work of Robert Arneson, A Troublesome Subject tells the fascinating story of how a high school art teacher transformed himself into an artist of international stature and ambition Representing the full scope of Arneson s career in a rich survey of color reproductions, this book is at once a study of the trajectory of contemporThe first major book to consider the life and work of Robert Arneson, A Troublesome Subject tells the fascinating story of how a high school art teacher transformed himself into an artist of international stature and ambition Representing the full scope of Arneson s career in a rich survey of color reproductions, this book is at once a study of the trajectory of contemporary culture, the work of Robert Arneson, and the relationship between the two It shows how Arneson s work articulated the crisis of narcissism that has defined American culture since 1970 Jonathan Fineberg develops his ongoing work toward a psychosocial history of art as he proceeds through Arneson s career chronicling his early life, the formation of a personal style, and finding a unique subject matter in his famous post 1970 turn to self portraiture.
    A Troublesome Subject The Art of Robert Arneson The first major book to consider the life and work of Robert Arneson A Troublesome Subject tells the fascinating story of how a high school art teacher transformed himself into an artist of internati

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    1. Who knew the actual center of the 1960 s counter cultural movement was NOT Haight Ashbury San Francisco, NOT Greenwich Village New York but a WWII era temporary building serving as a ceramics studio, in California s Central Valley This book is academic art history of course but its also the fascinating tale of the creation of a new artistic medium moving ceramics away from pots, toilets, bricks to rich, museum quality, expressions of vision The story begins with an artist who consistently flunks [...]

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