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Re: [teacherartexchange] Looking for books on Contemporary Art


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 12:34:34 PDT

Thank you, I ordered a used copy through Amazon.

On May 21, 2006, at 11:25 AM, <>
<> wrote:

> The best thing I can think of is Jasmina Reza's stage play "Art",
> which is about
> three friends and the disruption to their relationship when one of
> them buys a
> minimalist, all white painting. I saw it at the San Jose Reportory
> theater and it
> was excellent. I don't know if the script is available in
> published form. Here's a
> url to get you started:
> Linda
> ---- Original message ----
>> Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 07:17:14 -0600
>> From: Woody Duncan <>
>> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Looking for books on Contemporary Art
>> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
> <>
>> I need some ideas (books) for explaining very modern abstract
>> contemporary art to museum
>> docents. Something not too dense or complex would be best. Also if
>> anyone could suggest
>> a novel which hits the topic I would appreciate that as well. We need
>> reading material to
>> fit in with contemporary exhibits next year. As of yet I don't know
>> the specific artists in the
>> exhibits. We have a number of "older" docents who are resistant to
>> more contemporary
>> abstract work.
>> Thanks, Woody

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