Offers a survey of modern painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and murals from the San Francisco area, and provides brief profiles of each artistThe mythmaking impulse operated in a gray area between the Surreal or the mystical and Pop. Like science fiction and its counterparts in more traditional mythology and folklore, and related to the cartoon-like dimension of ... The artist- mythmaker thus became a kind of anthropologist of his own consciousness, giving shape and significance to the ... byways of metaphysics: Deep Blue Sea, Spaghetti Swamp, Heights of Folly, Passion Pit, The Other Oracle, The Living End . (See Fig. 208.)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 1985|