The American century : art & culture, 1950-2000 /

"The second half of the twentieth century has been a time of rapid change and accelerated cycles of creativity. In this volume, Lisa Phillips keeps pace with the dizzying energy of these decades by focusing on the avant-garde - the artists who propelled American art after World War II and who c...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Phillips, Lisa, 1954-
Corporate Author: Whitney Museum of American Art.
Other Authors: Haskell, Barbara.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Whitney Museum of American Art in association with W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Maxwell L. Anderson
  • The American Century: Art & Culture 1950-2000 / Lisa Phillips
  • America Takes Command: 1950-1960
  • Redefining the American Dream: 1950-1960
  • New Frontiers: 1960-1967
  • America at the Crossroads: 1964-1976
  • Restoration and Reaction: 1976-1990
  • Approaching the Millennium: 1990-2000.