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Mythic Proportions: Painting in the 1980s Bonnie Clearwater

Mythic Proportions: Painting in the 1980s

Bonnie Clearwater

Published April 28th 2001
ISBN : 9781888708110
Paperback
84 pages
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This catalogue focuses on the reemergence of painting in the 1980s and its critical reception at the time. This examination of the decade of the 1980s is not an arbitrary chronological focus: 1979 was a watershed year that marked the return ofMoreThis catalogue focuses on the reemergence of painting in the 1980s and its critical reception at the time. This examination of the decade of the 1980s is not an arbitrary chronological focus: 1979 was a watershed year that marked the return of painting, a medium long considered dead. Paintings return to the forefront of art making seriously compromised the dominant, modernist belief in the progress of art. Artists included in the catalogue: Donald Baechler, Georg Baselitz, Jean-Michel Basquait, Ross Bleckner, Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente, George Condo, Enzo Cucchi, Eric Fischl, Keith HAring, Anselm Kiefer, Sherrie Levine, Allan McCollum, Elizabeth Murray, Sigmar Polke, Richard Prince, Gerhard Richter, Susan Rotheberg, David Salle, Kenny Scharf, Julian Schnabel, Phillip Taaffe, Terry Winters and Christopher Wool.