Surrealpolitik: The Theater Is in the Street

Author: Bradford D. Martin

Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press (2004)

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An overview of the convergence of art, politics, and everyday life; rethinks the line between counter-culture and political radicals.


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During the 1960s, artists and activists transformed notions of how public spaces might be used, expanding the range of cultural and political expressions beyond the substantial restrictions they had faced in the early postwar era. Echoing a widespread sentiment among 1960s artists, the sculptor Claes Oldenburg asserted that for art to be vital it must do more than sit on its ass in a museum." (page 3)
Tags: [Politics & Theatre]