Anarchy and Art
From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin WalleBook - 2007
One of the powers of art is its ability to convey the human aspects of political events, ranging from war to revolution to sexual liberation. Art can also transform society, a theme that pervades this fascinating survey on art, artists, and anarchism since the nineteenth century. In numerous essays, Allan Antliff interrogates moments of engagement when artists, poets, philosophers, and critics have confronted pivotal events over the past 140 years. The survey begins with artist Gustave Courbet and writer Emile Zola's activism during the 1871 Paris Commune (which established the modern-day Frenc.
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : Arsenal Pulp Press, Ă2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (213 pages,  pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)