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Author Whiting, Cécile, 1958-

Title Pop L.A. : art and the city in the 1960s / Ćécile Whiting.

Published Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  709.79494 Whi    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. For purple mountain majesties -- 2. Cruising Los Angeles -- 3. The erotics of the built environment -- 4. The Watts Towers as urban landmark -- 5. L.A. happenings and performance art.
Summary "In this book, Cecile Whiting examines what Pop looked like when it left the highbrow cloisters of Manhattan's art galleries and ventured westward to Los Angeles and its sprawling suburbs. She finds the artists created in their works a new and different sense of space, the urban experience, and popular culture."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Pop art -- California -- Los Angeles.
Arts, American -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Variant Title Pop LA.
Standard Number 2392095
ISBN 0520244605 (hbk.) £26.95