Instructional Video Catalog: Title Description
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
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Non-Members: Not available
Series Title: AMERICAN VISIONS