LA Hot and Cool

Friis-Hansen, Dana and Cooper, Denis and Valencia, Rita and Weissman, Benjamin and Knight, Christopher and Singerman, Howard. LA Hot and Cool. Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center, 1987.

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Abstract (English)

Survey of work by 23 emerging Los Angeles artists. Each is profiled with text and photographs. Emphasis has been placed on issues of temperament-urgent, passionate, emotional versus reserved, slick, cool and mention is made of the influence of racial mix, the film and television industry and the urban "plan" on artist's thinking. Statistical information on the city and art scene. Biographical notes. Circa 200 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Friis-Hansen, Dana (Author); Cooper, Denis (Artist); Cooper, Denis (Author); Valencia, Rita (Artist); Valencia, Rita (Author); Weissman, Benjamin (Artist); Weissman, Benjamin (Author); Knight, Christopher (Author); Singerman, Howard (Author)
Dossier: 360 - M.I.T. LIST VISUAL ARTS CENTER (Cambridge, MA)
Collation: 72 p. : 35 ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 0938437208
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center
Artists: Bamber, Judie; Barton, Nancy; Bunn, David; Carrasco, Barbara; Dunning, Brad; Ebner, Tim; Evans, Nancy; Gonzalez, Michael; Grahm, John L.; Hatch, Connie; Isermann, Jim; Kelley, Mike; Larner, Liz; Martinez, Daniel J.; Nagatani, Patrick; Perna, Luciano; Pittman, Lari; Prina, Stephen; Scott, Ernest; Shaw, Jim; Syrop, Mitchell; Tracey, Andree; Williams, Christopher; Asco; Asher, Michael; Bengston, Billy Al; Baldessari, John; Burden, Chris; Kienholz, Edward; Price, Kenneth; Nauman, Bruce; Ruppersberg, Allen; Ruscha, Edward; Saar, Betye
Critics / Curators / Historians: Friis-Hansen, Dana
Art Organizations: M.i.t. List Visual Arts Center (Cambridge, MA)
Event Statement: Two exhibitions organised by the MIT List Visual Arts Center: "LA : Hot and Cool : The Eighties", 19 Dec. 1987 - 7 Feb. 1988, MIT List Visual Arts Center (Cambridge) and "LA Hot and Cool : Pioneers", 23 Nov. 1987 - 15 Jan. 1988, Bank of Boston Art Gallery.
Keywords: INDUSTRIAL MATERIAL; ART MILIEU; RECYCLED MATERIAL; MASS MEDIA
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 1988
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:29
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/312
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