The Resource Artists' SoHo : 49 episodes of intimate history, (ebook)

Artists' SoHo : 49 episodes of intimate history, (ebook)

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Artists' SoHo : 49 episodes of intimate history
Title
Artists' SoHo
Title remainder
49 episodes of intimate history
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Language
eng
Summary
During the 1960s and 1970s in New York City, young artists exploited an industrial wasteland to create spacious studios where they lived and worked, redefining the Manhattan area just south of Houston Street. Its use fueled not by city planning schemes but by word-of-mouth recommendations, the area soon grew to become a world-class center for artistic creation-indeed, the largest urban artists' colony ever in America, let alone the world. Richard Kostelanetz's Artists' SoHo not only examines why the artists came and how they accomplished what they did but also delves into the lives and works of some of the most creative personalities who lived there during that period, including Nam June Paik, Robert Wilson, Meredith Monk, Richard Foreman, Hannah Wilke, George Macuinas, and Alan Suicide. Gallerists followed the artists in fashioning themselves, their homes, their buildings, and even their streets into transiently prominent exhibition and performance spaces. SoHo pioneer Richard Kostelanetz's extensively researched intimate history is framed within a personal memoir that unearths myriad perspectives: social and cultural history, the changing rules for residency and ownership, the ethos of the community, the physical layouts of the lofts, the types of art produced, venues that opened and closed, the daily rhythm, and the gradual invasion of "new people." Artists' SoHo also explores how and why this fertile bohemia couldn't last forever. As wealthier people paid higher prices, galleries left, younger artists settled elsewhere, and the neighborhood became a "SoHo Mall" of trendy stores and restaurants. Compelling and often humorous, Artists' SoHo provides an analysis of a remarkable neighborhood that transformed the art and culture of New York City over the past five decades
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kostelanetz, Richard
Dewey number
709.747/109046
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lemmer, Susie Ranney
  • hoopla digital
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  • Art, American
  • Artist colonies
  • Artists
  • Bohemianism
  • SoHo (New York, N.Y.)
  • SoHo (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
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adult
Label
Artists' SoHo : 49 episodes of intimate history, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823262830
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11886019
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11886019
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MWT11886019
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Artists' SoHo : 49 episodes of intimate history, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823262830
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11886019
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11886019
System control number
MWT11886019
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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