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MOCA Jacksonville Backtracks to the 1970s!
« on: June 09, 2012, 06:09:02 AM »
MOCA Jacksonville Backtracks to the 1970s!



In the wake of the artistic innovations of the 1960s, movements and art forms that had seemed groundbreaking or revolutionary played themselves out. Exhausted by the revolutionary changes of the 1960s and disillusioned by the implosion of their Utopian ideals, artists rejected statements as irrelevant and instead concentrated on personal artistic goals. Still others, and much of the art audience at large, took refuge in nostalgia, seeking comfort in images that reflected the 'lost innocence' of a pre-1960s America.  Thats the intro to '70s art directly from Encyclopedia.com!  Join us after the jump for notes from the current show at MoCA Jacksonville:  ReFocus:  Art of the 70s.  Thirty more years to the present and counting down!

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billy

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Re: MOCA Jacksonville Backtracks to the 1970s!
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012, 11:52:50 AM »
A MJ feature on Norman Fisher would be interesting.