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great western salt works: essays on the meaning of Post-Formalist art

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A paraphrase from the jacket blurb: This is the expression of Burnham's continuing concern with several essential themes: the death of art as we know it (through the renewal of values), the meaning of art beyond collecting and categorizing, and the interrelationship of art with social existence.
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Published 1974
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I remember being very impressed by this bk when it appeared. It wd've been hot off the presses when I read it & probably struck me as representing some of the most far-sighted work of the day. Looking at it again now it still seems important to me. Work by Robert Morris, Dan Flavin, Hans Haacke, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Barry, Les Levine, Lawrence Weiner (ok, I usually don't like him much..), Joseph Kosuth, Douglas Huebler, Marcel Duchamp, Morton Schamberg, Frank Stella, Jackson Pollack, ...more
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