"e;By 1966, the composer Virgil Thomson would write, "e;Truth is, there is no avant-garde today."e; How did the avant garde dissolve, and why? In this thought-provoking work, Stuart D. Hobbs traces the avant garde from its origins to its eventual appropriation by a conservative political agenda, consumer culture, and the institutional world of art.
End of the American Avant Garde
American Social Experience Series