Pop Art : A Critical History
The book concludes with an invaluable chronology of the major '60s exhibitions by Pop artists. Among the contributors are Lawrence Alloway, John Coplans, Donald Judd, Max Kozloff, Gerald Nordland, Peter Plagens, Barbara Rose, Robert Rosenblum, John Russell, Gene Swenson, and Sidney Tillim.
- Paperback | 450 pages
- 178 x 254 x 25mm | 1,043g
- 15 Nov 1997
- University of California Press
- Berkerley, United States
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Table of contents
Steven Henry Madoff, Wham! Blam! How Pop Art Stormed the
High-Art Citadel and What the Critics Said
1 PRE-POP: AMERICAN PRECURSORS, ENGLISH CURRENTS
Frank O'Hara, from "Larry Rivers: `Why I Paint as I Do'"
Alison and Peter Smithson, "But Today We Collect Ads"
Richard Hamilton, "Letter to Peter and Alison Smithson"
Lawrence Alloway, "The Arts and the Mass Media"
Thomas B. Hess, "Mixed Mediums for a Soft Revolution"
Robert Rosenblum, "Jasper Johns"
Clement Greenberg, from "After Abstract Expressionism"
Jasia Reichardt, "Pop Art and After"
Alan R. Solomon, from "Robert Rauschenberg"
2 THE PHENOMENON OF POP:
GENERAL ESSAYS AND LOCAL REVIEWS, 1962-1970
Sidney Tillim, from "Month in Review: New York Exhibitions"
Max Kozloff, "`Pop' Culture, Metaphysical Disgust, and the New Vulgarians"
Jules Langsner, from "Los Angeles Letter"
G. R. Swenson, "The New American `Sign Painters'"
Sidney Janis, "On the Theme of the Exhibition"
Brian O'Doherty, "Art: Avant-Garde Revolt"
John Coplans, "The New Painting of Common Objects"
Gilbert Sorrentino, "Kitch into `Art': The New Realism"
Barbara Rose, "Dada, Then and Now"
Peter Selz et al, "A Symposium on Pop Art"
Barbara Rose, "Pop Art at the Guggenheim"
Peter Selz, "The Flaccid Art"
Ivan C. Karp, "Anti-Sensibility Painting"
Alan R. Solomon, "The New Art"
John Coplans, "Pop Art, USA"
Thomas B. Hess, from "Pop and Public"
G.R. Swenson, "What Is Pop Art? Part I"
G.R. Swenson, from "What Is Pop Art? Part II"
John Canaday, "Pop Art Sells On and On - Why?"
Tullia Zevi, "The Biennale: How Evil is Pop Art?"
Max Kozloff, "Dissimulated Pop"
Unsigned, "Pop Art Exhibited, and It's Crazy, Dad"
Robert Rosenblum, "Pop Art and Non-Pop Art"
Sidney Tillim, "Further Observations on the Pop Phenomenon"
Bruce Glaser, "Oldenburg, Lichtenstein, Warhol: A Discussion"
Peter Benchley, "Special Report: The Story of Pop,"
John Adkins Richardson, "Dada, Camp, and the Mode Called Pop"
Dana Adams Schmidt, "London Court Fines a Gallery for
`Indecent' Pop-Art Display"
Peter Plagens, "Present-Day Styles and Ready-Made Criticism"
Lawrence Alloway, "Popular Culture and Pop Art"
John Russell, "Pop Reappraised"
Harold Rosenberg, "The Art World: Marilyn Mondrian"
3 FOCUS: THE MAJOR ARTISTS
Unsigned, "Everything Clear Now?"
Donald Judd, "In the Galleries: Roy Lichtenstein"
Robert Rosenblum, "Roy Lichtenstein and the Realist Revolt"
Douglas McClellan, "Roy Lichtenstein, Ferus Gallery"
Dorothy Seiberling, "Is He the Worst Artist in the U.S.?"
John Ashbery, "Pop Artist Switches to Aggressive Neutral Banality"
John Coplans, "Talking with Roy Lichtenstein"
Albert Boime, "Roy Lichtenstein and the Comic Strip"
Diane Waldman, "Roy Lichtenstein"
Claes Oldenburg, "Statement"
Michael Fried, "New York Letter"
Jill Johnston, "Off Off-Broadway; `Happenings' at Ray Gun Mfg. Co."
Ellen H. Johnson, "The Living Object"
Gerald Nordland, from "Marcel Duchamp and
Common Object Art"
Donald Judd, "In the Galleries: Claes Oldenburg"
OEyvind Fahlstroem, "Object-Making"
Barbara Rose, "Claes Oldenburg's Soft Machines"
Richard Kostelanetz, from "Claes Oldenburg"
Gene R. Swenson, "Reviews and Previews:
New Names This Month: James Rosenquist"
Edward F. Fry, essay from exhibition catalogue, James Rosenquist
William Wilson, "Los Angeles: James Rosenquist"
Lucy R. Lippard, "James Rosenquist: Aspects of a Multiple Art"
Doon Arbus, "The Man in the Paper Suit"
Hilton Kramer, "A New Hangar for Rosenquist's Jet-Pop `F-111'"
Robert C. Scull, "Re the F-111: A Collector's Notes"
Sidney Tillim, "Rosenquist at the Met: Avant-Garde or Red Guard?"
Lawrence Alloway, "Art"
Henry T. Hopkins, "Andy Warhol, Ferus Gallery"
Michael Fried, from "New York Letter"
Donald Judd, "In the Galleries: Andy Warhol"
Arthur Danto, "The Artworld"
Unsigned, "Saint Andrew"
Thomas B. Hess, "Reviews and Previews:
New Names this Month: Andy Warhol"
Roger Vaughan, "Superpop or a Night at the Factory"
David Antin, "Warhol: The Silver Tenement"
William Wilson, "Prince of Boredom: The Repetitions and
Passivities of Andy Warhol"
John Coplans, "Early Warhol: The Systematic Evolution
of the Impersonal Style"
4 FROM CENTER TO PERIPHERY: OTHER FIGURES
Vivien Raynor, "In the Galleries: Allan D'Arcangelo"
Nicolas Calas, "Highways & By-ways"
Alan R. Solomon, "Jim Dine and the Psychology of the New Art"
Robert Pincus-Witten, "New York: Jim Dine"
Torsten Ekbom, "OEyvind Fahlstroem: Models of Shattered Reality"
G. R. Swenson, "The Horizons of Robert Indiana"
Jan van der Marck, foreword from exhibition catalogue, Robert Indiana
Jay Jacobs, "In the Galleries: Mel Ramos"
Robin Skelton, "The Art of Mel Ramos"
Nancy Marmer, "Edward Ruscha, Ferus Gallery"
John Coplans, "Concerning `Various Small Fires':
Edward Ruscha Discusses His Perplexing Publications"
Allan Kaprow, "Segal's Vital Mummies"
John Perreault, "Plaster Caste"
Jack Kroll, "Reviews and Previews:
New Names this Month: Peter Saul"
Ellen H. Johnson, essay from exhibition catalogue, Peter Saul
Thomas B. Hess, "Reviews and Previews:
New Names this Month: Wayne Thiebaud"
Diane Waldman, "Thiebaud: Eros in Cafeteria"
Donald Judd, "In the Galleries: John Wesley"
Brian O'Doherty, "`Pop' Show by Tom Wesselmann Is Revisited"
J. A. Abramson, "Tom Wesselmann and the Gates of Horn"
5 REVISING POP: LATER CRITICAL REFLECTIONS
Max Kozloff, "American Painting during the Cold War"
Roland Barthes, "That Old Thing, Art . . ."
Robert Hughes, "The Rise of Andy Warhol"
Lynne Cooke, from "The Independent Group:
British and American Pop Art, a `Palimpcestuous' Legacy"
Bruce Altshuler, from "Pop Triumphant: A New Realism"
An Exhibitions Chronicle: 1958-1970,
Steven Henry Madoff and Alexandra Muse
About Steven Henry Madoff