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Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment
Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment offers incredible new insight into art during that groundbreaking and formative decade. The essays by Lawrence Rinder, Paulo Herkenhoff, Jana Ševčíková and Jiří Ševčík, among others, provide unique, global perspectives on the time, focusing on South America and Eastern Europe in addition to more well-known works that emerged from America and Western Europe.
— Recommended by Alexandra Kleiman, Former Library Coordinator, ICI
Artists featured: Joseph Beuys, Marcel Broodthaers, Lygia Clark, Hanne Darboven, Betty Goodwin, Victor Grippo, Eva Hesse, Ilya Kabakov, On Kawara, Jirí Kolár, Edward Krasinski, John Latham, Sol Lewitt, Anna Maria Maiolino, Karel Malich, Mangelos, Piero Manzoni, Cildo Meireles, Bruce Nauman, Hélio Oiticica, and Lawrence Weiner.
STAFF PICK. Kalinovska, Milena, Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, 2000.135 pages, hardcover. ISBN 9780916365585. $29.99
Foreward and acknowledgement by Judith Olch Richards; essays by Jirí Sevcík and Jana Sevcíková, Paulo Herkenhoff, Michael Newman, and Lawrence R. Rinder.