EDUCATION PACKET

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Education Packet Contents

List of Artists in the Installation
Text on Art Movements/Groups: Arte Povera, Gutai, and Mono-ha
Technical Manifesto [excerpt], Lucio Fontana, 1951
Free Dimension, Piero Manzoni, 1959
Arte Povera – Im spazio, Germano Celant, 1967
The Gutai Manifesto, Jiro Yoshihara, 1956
Foreshadowings and Premonitions: Mono-ha, Lee Ufan, 2001

Suggested Readings

Chong, Doryun. From Postwar to Postmodern: Art in Japan 1945-1989: Primary Documents. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2012. Print

Chong, Doryun, Michio Hayashi, Mika Yoshitake, Miryam Sas, Yuri Mitsuda, Masatoshi Nakajima, and Nancy Lim. Tokyo, 1955-1970: A New Avant-garde. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2012. Print.

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn. Arte Povera. London: Phaidon, 1999. Print.

Flood, Richard, and Frances Morris. Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera, 1962-1972. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2001. Print.

Petersens, Magnus Af. Explosion! Måleri Som Handling / Painting as Action. London: Koenig, 2012. Print.

Schimmel, Paul, and Nicholas Cullinan. Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-1962. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012. Print.

Tiampo, Ming, and Alexandra Munroe. Gutai: Splendid Playground. New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2013. Print.

Yoshitake, Mika, Lisa Gabrielle. Mark, and Jane Hyun. Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2012. Print.