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The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970

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Sayre defines for the first time the apparently diffuse avant-garde art of the past two decades in terms of its distinctly postmodern concerns. The range of arts discussed here encompasses contemporary dance, photography, oral poetics, performance art, and earthworks.

"Sayre has written one of the most intelligent, sensible, and readable accounts of the tenents of Postmoder
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Paperback, 324 pages
Published February 1st 1992 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 1989)
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