À l'avant-garde! Art et politique dans les années 1960 et 1970

Translated title of the contribution: At the forefront! Art and politics in the 1960s and 1970s

Malika Combes (Editor), Igor Contreras-Zubillaga (Editor), Perin Emel Yavuz (Editor)

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The 1960s and 1970s saw the development of an art of contemporaneity that interacted with the work of imagination and the intelligibility of society, often in collective and interdisciplinary actions. Thus the protest movements in favor of a new global and societal balance appear as the political counterpart of the explosion of categories and artistic practices, and vice versa. They inscribe the perception of those years as those of a common march of the artistic avant-garde and the political vanguard, that is to say new ways of intervening in the artistic field and those which, in the field of power, fall outside the paths of classical politics. With a focus on works from avant-garde artists of the 1960s and 1970s,
Translated title of the contributionAt the forefront! Art and politics in the 1960s and 1970s
Original languageFrench
Place of PublicationBruxelles
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Group
Number of pages198
ISBN (Electronic)9783035263084
ISBN (Print)9782875740205, 17804515
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameComparatisme et Société / Comparatism and Society


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