Corita Kent and the Language of Pop
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A definitive exploration of Corita Kent's art, looking beyond her identity as a radical nun to establish her place amid the vibrant pop art movement of the 1960s Editor(s): Dackerman, Susan. Num Pages: 338 pages, 270 color + 15 b/w illus. BIC Classification: ACXJ; AFH; AGB; AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 308 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1812. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780300214710
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Four essays and nearly 90 catalogue entries pull together a variety of topics?art history, religion, politics, linguistics, race, gender, mass media, and advertising?that influenced Kent?s life and work during the 1960s. Eminent pop scholars delve into the relationship between her art and that of her contemporaries, and explore how her art both responded to and advanced the changes in modern-day Catholicism stemming from Vatican II. More than 200 vibrant images showcase Kent?s ingenious screenprints, which often combine handwritten text and commercial imagery. Offering an unparalleled, rigorous study of an artist who has been largely overlooked, this book is an important contribution to scholarship as well as a fascinating presentation of Kent and her work to a wider audience.
This vibrant publication positions Corita Kent in the pop art canon, pulling together interdisciplinary topics that influenced her life and work, such as religion, politics, linguistics, race, gender, and mass media.
Title: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop
Publisher: Harvard Art Museums
Binding: Soft cover
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