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Antliff, Allan

Overview
Works: 28 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 1,472 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Conference proceedings  Catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: N6535.N5, 709.74710747471
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Most widely held works by Allan Antliff
Anarchy and art from the Paris Commune to the fall of the Berlin Wall by Allan Antliff( )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the powers of art is its ability to convey the human aspects of political events, ranging from war to revolution to sexual liberation. Art can also transform society, a theme that pervades this fascinating survey on art, artists, and anarchism since the nineteenth century. In numerous essays, Allan Antliff interrogates moments of engagement when artists, poets, philosophers, and critics have confronted pivotal events over the past 140 years. The survey begins with artist Gustave Courbet and writer Emile Zola's activism during the 1871 Paris Commune (which established the modern-day Frenc
Anarchist modernism : art, politics, and the first American avant-garde by Allan Antliff( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals that during the World War I era modernists participated in a wide-ranging anarchist movement that encompassed lifestyles, literature, and art, as well as politics
Joseph Beuys by Allan Antliff( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of the 'Phaidon Focus' series, this it the perfect introduction to the life and art of Joseph Beuys
Only a beginning : an anarchist anthology ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Only a beginning casts new light on the radical politics of the last quarter century and the centrality of anarchism for contemporary activism. Included are histories of major anarchist journals as well as essays on anarchist practices relevant to activist movements across North America." "Illustrated with original artwork and photographs, Only a Beginning is one of the most comprehensive collection of writings by anarchists ever assembled."--BOOK JACKET
Luis Jacob : towards a theory of impressionist and expressionist spectatorship by Luis Jacob( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The writings of Donald Judd : a symposium hosted by the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, May 3-4, 2008 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anarchie und Kunst von der Pariser Kommune bis zum Fall der Berliner Mauer by Allan Antliff( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The culture of revolt : art and anarchism in America, 1908-1920 by Allan Antliff( )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Beuys ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quivers : twenty linocuts by Richard Mock( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making mischief : Dada invades New York by Francis M Naumann( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The catalog for the landmark exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1996, proposes that Dada was not only important to the growth of American modernism, but that the ferment of New York played a critical role in the continuing photographs, and related documentary material records the achievements of the French emigres Marcel Duchamp and Francis Picabia, the American expatriate Man Ray, as well as American artists Charles Demuth, Katherine Dreier, Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, Florine Stettheimer, Clara Tice, and Beatrice Wood
If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution takes as its starting point a maxim by anarchist feminist Emma Goldman to examine the political movement of anarchism through counter-cultural artistic practices. Including works from the 1960s to today, the exhibition proposes three interlinked topics: Free Love, Horizontality, and Black. Each platform features archival documentation, works by self-identified anarchist artists, and pieces that both affirm and complicate strategies of disruption and resistance. Artists: Elena Bajo, Bernadette Corporation, Adrian Blackwell, Black Mask, Lizzie Borden, Andrea Bowers & Olga Koumoundouros, John Cage, Christopher D'Arcangelo, Gayle 'Asali' Dickson, Emory Douglas, Sam Durant, Larry Fink, Claire Fontaine, Luis Jacob, John Jordan & Isabelle Fremeaux & Kypros Kyprianou, Kanonklubben, King Mob, The Living Theater, Jackson Mac Low, Sherry Millner & Ernest Larsen, Raymond Pettibon, Carolee Schneemann, Aldo Tambellini"--Haverford College website, viewed July 3, 2014
Ezra Pound, Man Ray, and Vorticism in America, 1914-1917 by Allan Antliff( )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autonomy as a temporary collective experience Anna Halprin's dance-events, Deweyan aesthetics, and the emergence of dialogical art in the Sixties by Tusa Shea( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focusing on the event-based work of San Francisco dancer and choreographer, Anna Halprin, this dissertation argues that relational art and aesthetics is an integral feature of modernism that can be traced to the emergence of dialogue in art practices of the 1950s and 60s. I argue that John Dewey's pragmatist aesthetics provided Anna Halprin, and other artists in her circle, with a coexistent experiential site for art's conception and production. This alternative aesthetic model was based on an embodied, holistic approach to aesthetic experience that was fundamentally different from the Kantian-based formalism articulated by Clement Greenberg. Uncovering this alternative aesthetic model matters, not only because it is a neglected tradition with contemporary theoretical resonance, but because it allows us to see that event-based art produced during the 1960s was not merely deconstructive; it also had a constructive social purpose, namely the modeling of temporary, non-totalizing communal experiences. I analyze this contingent collectivism through an anarchist lens, in order to demonstrate that anarchic principles and models of agency were enacted and kept operational in art communities, networks, and events and, furthermore, were supported by holistic philosophies grounded in concrete experience
Art, anarchy and activism ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Columnists deride them, but Edmonton art historian Allan Antliff believes modern musicians, puppeteers and artists protesting in Seattle and Quebec City are part of a long and thoughtful tradition of using art for political change
Concrete insight : art, the unconscious and transformative spontaneity by Catherine M Nutting( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My thesis draws connections among Herbert Read's aesthetics, his anarchism, and Carl Jung's aesthetic theory. I discuss Jung's concept of individuation and its importance in his theory of the creative process of life. He distinguished between personalistic and archetypal art, and argued that the latter embodies primordial symbols that are inherently meaningful. Archetypal art, he believed, symbolizes unconscious knowledge, which can promote self-awareness and impact on society, if an individual is able to discern its relevance and integrate this into an ethical lifestyle. Jung emphasized the importance of rational discernment and ethical choices along with free creativity. I show how Read used these Jungian concepts to explain aspects of his aesthetic and political emphasis on freedom. According to Read, art creates reality and as such it is both personally transformative and socially activist: he believed that aesthetics are a mechanism of the natural world, and that art is a unique type of cognition that manifests new forms. Art communicates new versions of reality because perception is holistic, allowing people to perceive both the essence inherent in forms and the relationships among them. Further, I consider Read's belief that cognition and society are both organic, and should be allowed to evolve naturally. Therefore, according to Read, society must be anarchist so that creative freedom and aesthetic consciousness can be adequately supported. Finally, I conclude by highlighting the pivotal role of creative freedom in Jung's and Read's theories of personal and social change. I illustrate that Jung and Read concurred that the unique individual is the site of transformation, living out the organically creative nature of life
Colin Ward : life, times and thought ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Interpellating modernity : Cubism and 'La Vie Unanime' in America by Allan Antliff( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Guernica a political odyssey ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Biocentrism and anarchy : Herbert Read's modernism by Allan Antliff( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Antliff, Allan William
Languages
English (46)
German (4)
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