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Munroe, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 76 works in 178 publications in 2 languages and 3,897 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Catalogs 
Roles: Moderator, Author of introduction, Other, Editor, Creator
Classifications: N7355, 709.5209045
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexandra Munroe
Japanese art after 1945 : scream against the sky by Alexandra Munroe ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om japansk kunst efter 1945
Yes Yoko Ono by Alexandra Munroe ( Recording )
15 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This illustrated book is the first full survey of the artist's career to include work in all media, including film and music. An introductory essay by Alexandra Munroe explores Ono's life, her relationship to international avant-garde movements in America and Japan, and the aspects of her art and thought that have guided her prolific production over four decades. Jon Hendrick's study of Ono and Fluxus offers new insights into her contributions to one of the most radical collectives in the history of modern art. Essays by Murray Sayle, David Ross, and Jann S. Wenner enrich our understanding of Ono's complex role as one of the most public icons of the late twentieth century"--Bk. jacket
The third mind : American artists contemplate Asia, 1860-1989 by Alexandra Munroe ( Book )
13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989 illuminates the dynamic and complex impact of Asian art, literature and philosophy to American creative culture spanning the early modern through contemporary periods. It documents how the visual and conceptual langauge of American art evolved through a process of appropriation and integration that runs consistently from the 1860s to the 1980s, when globalization came to eclipse earlier, more deliberate modes of cultural transmission. Opening with the late nineteenth-century Aesthetic movement that arose from Boston's Transcendentalist circles, this chronological and thematic history reveals the Asian courses that also shaped abstract art, Conceptual art, Minimalism and the neo-avant-garde as they unfolded in New York and on the West Coast." "This illustrated catalogue features essays by leading scholars in art history, history, Asian studies, and postcolonial religions and cultural studies."--Jacket
Cai Guo-Qiang : I want to believe by Guoqiang Cai ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe accompanies the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the innovative body of work by Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang - best known for his spectacular artworks using gunpowder. It presents a chronological and thematic survey that charts the artist's creation of a distinctive visual and conceptual language across four mediums: drawings made from gunpowder fuses and explosive powders laid on paper and ignited; explosion events, documented by videos, photographs, and preparatory drawings; large-scale installations; and social projects, wherein the artist works with local communities to create an art event or exhibitions site, documented by photographs. Featuring works from the 1980s to the present, this volume illuminates Cai's significant formal and conceptual contributions to contemporary international art practices and social activism. Generously illustrated with more than 230 images, this volume includes essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui - along with 54 documented plate entries. It is the defining scholarly publication of the artist thus far."--Jacket
Daido Moriyama : stray dog by Sandra S Phillips ( Book )
9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gutai : splendid playground by Ming Tiampo ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gutai Art Association was founded by Yoshihara Jiro in 1954 in the cosmopolite town of Ashiya, near Osaka. The group spanned two generations, totaling 59 artists and is one of the most radical movements in postwar Japanese art history. Published in conjunction with the first United States museum retrospective ever devoted to Gutai, exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, this book surveys the influential Japanese collective and artistic movement. This exhibition catalogue aims to demonstrate the range of bold and innovative creativity present in the avant-garde movement, to examine the aesthetic strategies in the cultural, social and political context of postwar Japan and the West, and to further establish Gutai in an expanded, transnational history and critical discourse of modern art.0Exhibition: Guggenheim, New York, USA (15.2.-8.5.2013). 0
Lee Ufan : marking infinity by U-hwan Yi ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first North American museum retrospective devoted to artist, philosopher, and poet Lee Ufan (b. 1936, Korea), Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity charts Lee's creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical language that has radicalized and expanded the possibilities for sculpture and painting. Deeply versed in modern philosophy, Lee is an influential writer on aesthetics and contemporary art and is recognized as the key theorist of Mono-ha, an antiformalist, materials-based art movement that developed in Tokyo in the late 1960s"--Jacket
New public architecture : recent projects ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edmund de Waal by A. S Byatt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary Japanese art in America by Alexandra Munroe ( Book )
in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yayoi Kusama : the 1950s and 1960s : paintings, sculpture, works on paper by Yayoi Kusama ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kevin R. Brine : the porch of the caryatids : drawings, paintings, and sculptures by Kevin R Brine ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maki, Isozaki : new public architecture : recent projects by Fumihiko and Arata Isozaki ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alternative visions : greeting from the Gallery at Takashimaya = Tōmeina kuro no shi : Takashimaya Nyūyōku Gyararī kaisetsu ni yosete by Hiromitsu Morimoto ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Gimblett by Max Gimblett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three close friends of artist Max Gimblett bring together their talents to present a portrait of an artist in his fiftieth year of painting. Includes interviews on subjects such as Gimblett's spiritual beliefs, philosophy, and life as an artist
Sengo Nihon no zen'ei bijutsu = Japanese art after 1945 : scream against the sky by Alexandra Munroe ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avant-garde art in postwar Japan : the culture and politics of radical critique 1951-1970 by Alexandra Munroe ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Both American and Japanese historians have studied the sociopolitical debates that mark the postwar period. What is less well-known is the history of new artistic forms and practices that emerged from this era of unprecedented upheaval, and how radical artists' strategies underscored and reworked the leftist discourses on democratic revolution, political subjectivity, and cultural anarchism. This study examines the avant-garde within the broader context of postwar Japanese social, political, and cultural history, focusing on its vigorous critique of the ruling ideologies of modernization and its opposition to institutionalized culture and politics
Spectacular helmets of Japan, 16th-19th century by Alexandra Munroe ( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Gimblett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of Mu Xin : landscape paintings and prison notes by Xin Mu ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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