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Petersen, Stephen, 1963-
Space-age aesthetics : Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, and the postwar European avant-garde / Stephen Petersen
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2009
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Subject(s) Art, European -- 20th century
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- History -- 20th century
Subject Fontana, Lucio, 1899-1968
Klein, Yves, 1928-1962
Physical Description xv, 292 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note "Published with the assistance of the Getty Foundation." --t.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-284) and index
Contents List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Space, fiction, and the avant-garde -- Launching the spatial movement in postwar Milan -- Avant-garde alienation : Enrico Baj and interplanetary art -- "Man in space!" : Yves Klein's astronautics -- Floating "zero" -- Conclusion: Adventures in inner space -- Notes -- Select bibliography
Summary "Explores an international network of artists, artist groups, and critics linked by their aesthetic and theoretical responses to science, science fiction, and new media. Focuses on the Italian spatial artist, Lucio Fontana and French painter of space, Yves Klein"--Provided by publisher
Series Refiguring modernism ; 11

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