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Title:   " Empire of Signs, The "

By the end of world War II, American isolationism was finished and the U.S. had emerged as a superpower. Viewers explore the truths and illusions in America's development from 1950 to the end of the 1970s as a large-scale cultural consumer; how Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art fit into a global America of nuclear anxiety; and what happened to the avant garde when the pursuit of the new became America's official.

Production Date:  1997
Length:  60 minutes
Ordering:  NETCHE Member checkout
Subject:  Art History
Non-Members:  Not available
Series Title:  AMERICAN VISIONS

 

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