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Visualizing Feeling: Affect and the Feminine Avant-garde
by Susan Best (Goodreads Author)
Is late modern art 'anti-aesthetic'? What does it mean to label a piece of art 'affectless'? These traditional characterizations of 1960s and 1970s art are radically challenged in this subversive art history. By introducing feeling to the analysis of this period, Susan Best acknowledges the radical and exploratory nature of art in late modernism. The book focuses on four h ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published February 27th 2014 by I. B. Tauris
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Susan Best teaches art history and theory at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Her book Visualizing Feeling: Affect and the Feminine Avant-garde (London: I.B. Tauris, 2011) focuses on four well-known and highly respected North and South American artists of the 1960s and 70s: Eva Hesse, Lygia Clark, Ana Mendieta and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. It shows how their work t ...moreMore about Susan Best...