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Ray Johnson : Selective Inheritance - by Kate Dempsey Martineau (Hardcover)

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Believing that one thing was real only insofar as it corresponded with others, twentieth-century artist Ray Johnson highlighted the connections between himself and other artists including Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Anni Albers, and especially Marcel Duchamp. This study of Johnson through the lens of Duchamp and the other artists who inspired him entails the investigation of hieroglyphs, codes, action figures, queer theory, and cultural history. By examining Johnson’s collage and Correspondence art in relation to his main inspirations, this critical work brings new light to the study of Johnson and to the dynamic networks of artistic inheritance and correspondence of the twentieth century.
Number of Pages: X, 294 pages ;
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Individual Artists, History, American
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Book theme: Monographs, Contemporary (1945-), General
Author: Kate Dempsey Martineau
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2018
TCIN: 53530335
UPC: 9780520296268
Item Number (DPCI): 248-79-0237
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