[[ Reading ]] ➷ Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall Author Allan Antliff – Thegreatwallonline.us

Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin WallOne Of The Powers Of Art Is Its Ability To Convey The Human Aspects Of Political Events In This Fascinating Survey On Art, Artists, And Anarchism, Allan Antliff Interrogates Critical Moments When Anarchist Artists Have Confronted Pivotal Events Over The Past 140 Years The Survey Begins With Gustave Courbet S Activism During The 1871 Paris Commune Which Established The French Republic And Ends With Anarchist Art During The Fall Of The Soviet Empire Other Subjects Include The French Neoimpressionists, The Dada Movement In New York, Anarchist Art During The Russian Revolution, Political Art Of The 1960s, And Gay Art And Politics Post World War II Throughout, Antliff Vividly Explores Art S Potential As A Vehicle For Social Change And How It Can Also Shape The Course Of Political Events, Both Historic And Present Day It Is A Book For The Politically Engaged And Art Aficionados Alike.Allan Antliff Is The Author Of Anarchist Modernism.

[[ Reading ]] ➷ Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall Author Allan Antliff – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • Allan Antliff
  • English
  • 14 January 2018
  • 9781551522180

10 thoughts on “Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall


  1. says:

    This is an amazing book about the interconnections of art and social disruption communal anarchy Not exactly a time line of the history of anarchy and art the chapters obviously follow high points in the relationship between art and politics and most recognised events like the Provos sit ins in Amsterdam and New York college protests during the Vietnem War but a good survey of it all Also exposes a little of the intrigue and hostility between artists that considered themselves communal anarchists and those that appeared to be hardcore anarchists radicals but eventually sold out on one way or another to promote their art Cant escape contradiction, it seems Best part of the book is a direct interview with Susan Bietila activist artist and Robert Duncan who tried to stem the wave of capi...


  2. says:

    okay, SERIOUSLY amazing book starts in mid 1800s, covers impressionists, shows just how many artists were tied to anarchist movements like Seurat and Pissarro , and has some seriously rad anti communist critique ROCK, really cool, mindblowing art...


  3. says:

    Mostly skimmed it to check out the art, which there really wasn t much of.

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