Bite your tongue: Antonin Artaud and the Neo-Avant-Garde

Bradnock, Lucy E. (2017) Bite your tongue: Antonin Artaud and the Neo-Avant-Garde. In: Delirious: art at the limits of reason 1950-1980. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 64-75. ISBN 9781588396334 (In Press)

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Abstract

This exhibition catalogue essay examines the reception in the United States of the work of French dissident surrealist Antonin Artaud, and its impact on visual art practice during the post-war period. I argue that artists including Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner, and Nancy Spero identified in Artaud a model for dismantling the structures of authority via the linguistic, material, and corporeal mode of delirium.

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Additional Information: Excerpted from "Bite Your Tongue: Antonin Artaud and the Neo-Avant-Garde" by Lucy Bradnock in Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason 1950-1980. Copyright © 2017 by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Reprinted by permission.
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of History of Art
Depositing User: Bradnock, Lucy
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2017 10:35
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017 23:24
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/44829

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