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Hippie modernism the struggle for utopia by Andrew Blauvelt

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modernism (Art),
  • Modern Arts,
  • Exhibitions,
  • History,
  • Counterculture,
  • Arts and society

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[edited by Andrew Blauvelt] ; with contributions by Andrew Blauvelt [and seventeen others]
ContributionsWalker Art Center, Cranbrook Art Museum, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX456.5.M64 H57x 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination448 pages
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27199089M
ISBN 101935963090
ISBN 109781935963097
LC Control Number2015030230
OCLC/WorldCa915774764

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  In Modern Hippie Kimberly Kingsley tells three compelling stories, starting with the social revolution of the '60s, weaving in her own raw and supremely personal story, and finally a narrative of the future of human consciousness."/5(24). These distinct pleasures converge in the Walker Art Center’s exhibition catalogue Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, which sports the sun-bleached binding and yellowed pages of a book that has weathered a library shelf since the s. Interviews by Adam Gildar, Susan Snodgrass, Elizabeth Glass. Hippie Modernism examines the art, architecture and design of the counterculture of the s and early s. The catalog surveys the radical experiments that challenged societal norms while proposing new kinds of technological, ecological and political utopia. Featured prominently in the critically acclaimed book Hippie Modernism, Haus-Rucker-Co's specific approach to building in and on air helps explain how a group who built so little has become so influential.

Download eBook Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia accompanies an exhibition of the same title examining the art, architecture and design of the counterculture of the s and early s. Center’s exhibition catalogue Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia, which sports the sun-bleached binding and yellowed pages of a book that has weathered a library shelf since the s. Its scholarly essays and interviews, typeset in period fonts and illustrated with black-and-white graphics, are interspersed with full-page color layouts.   Hippie modernism focused not on rigorous form but rather on a kind of socially inspired bricolage. Garage mechanic, jack-of-all-trades, world thinker, polymath, outlaw — clearly the hippie environmental designers who emerged in the Bay Area in the mid s, and who would flourish for more than a decade, defy easy categorization.   Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia is organized by the Walker Art Center, and assembled with the assistance of the University of California, Berkeley Art .

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