Fear of Music : Why People Get Rothko but Don't Get Stockhausen

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  • Copyright: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Modern art is a mass phenomenon. Conceptual artists like Damien Hirst enjoy celebrity status. Works by 20th century abstract artists like Mark Rothko are selling for record breaking sums, while the millions commanded by works by Andy Warhol and Francis Bacon make headline news.

Author Biography

David Stubbs is a freelance British music journalist and author. As well as music, he also covers sport, film, literature and TV.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Schismp. 3
The Art of Noise, the Noise of Artp. 18
Stockhausen, Fluxus and all that jazzp. 42
Pop Art - From McCartney to Baileyp. 61
Europe Endless, Post-Punk to the Nineties - Thus Far, No Furtherp. 74
Art Will Eat Itself?p. 99
Conclusionp. 109
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