The cult of the avant-garde artist /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kuspit, Donald B. 1935-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Table of Contents:
  • Avant-garde and neo-avant-garde : from the pursuit of the primordial to the nihilism of narcissism
  • Preliminary therapeutic attitude : the provocative object as a path to primordiality : Picasso and Duchamp
  • The geometrical cure : art as a matter of principle : Mondrian and Malevich
  • The expressive cure : art as the recovery of primal emotion : expressionism and surrealism
  • Fame as the cure-all : the charisma of cynicism : Andy Warhol
  • Enchanting the disenchanted : the artist's last stand : Joseph Beuys
  • The decadence or cloning and coding of the avant-garde : appropriation art.