TITLE

The Porter Paradox

AUTHOR(S)
Perl, Jed
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;10/02/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 14, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides insights into the creative works of American artists and authors of the 1950 America. Subject of the poetry written by Frank O'Hara; Exhibit of the paintings by Paul Georges at the Center for Figurative Painting; Portrayal of life in the fictions by Virginia Woolf; Rejection of the idea that modern art as a single historical development; Intellectual shift of the country before and after World War II.
ACCESSION #
3584256

 

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