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Discrepant abstraction / edited by Kobena Mercer.

London : Institute of International Visual Arts ; c2006.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006.
Physical Description:
232 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
N6494 A2 D57 2006 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-226).
Subject Terms:
Art, Abstract.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Cross-cultural studies.
Mercer, Kobena, 1960-

  • Abstract expressionism and third world art: a post-colonial approach to 'American' art / David Craven
  • To avoid the inscrutable: abstract expressionism and the 'Oriental mode' / Stanley K. Abe
  • Abstraction and modern Chinese art / David Clarke
  • Rethinking calligraphic modernism / Iftikhar Dadi
  • Abstraction as infection and cure / Mark A. Cheetham
  • Autobiography of an (ex)coloured surface: monochrome and liminality / Angeline Morrison
  • 'It's not enough to say "black is beautiful"': abstraction at the Whitney, 1969-1974 / Kellie Jones
  • Black Atlantic abstraction: Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling / Kobena Mercer
  • Quantum ghosts: an interview with Wilson Harris / Nathaniel Mackey.