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ID: 300192655
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300192655

 

Record Type: concept
Eccentric Abstraction (<post-1945 fine arts styles and movements>, <international post-1945 styles and movements>, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Refers to the style predominantly of sculpture that first appeared in an art exhibition in 1966. Named by critic Lucy Lippard, the style is characterized by a rejection of Minimalist formalism, with an emphasis on experimental form and the use of soft materials such as rubber, vinyl, plastic and polyester resin.
 
Terms:
Eccentric Abstraction (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,A)
Eccentric Abstraction (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Abstraction, Eccentric (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Abstracción Exéntrica (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  F.FL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Styles and Periods Facet
Styles and Periods Facet
Hierarchy of Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)
.... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <styles, periods, and cultures by region>
........ <styles, periods, and cultures by region> (G)
Hierarchy of <international post-1945 styles and movements>
............ <international post-1945 styles and movements> (G)
Hierarchy of <post-1945 fine arts styles and movements>
................ <post-1945 fine arts styles and movements> (G)
Hierarchy of Eccentric Abstraction
.................... Eccentric Abstraction (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... B Verwijst naar de stijl, voornamelijk toegepast in de beeldhouwkunst, die voor het eerst verscheen op een kunsttentoonstelling in 1966. De stijl, waarvan de naam werd bedacht door kunstcriticus Lucy Lippard, wordt gekenmerkt door een afwijzing van minimalistisch formalisme en een nadruk op experimentele vormen en het gebruik van zachte materialen zoals rubber, vinyl, plastic en polyesterhars. 
Spanish ..... Se refiere al estilo predominantemente de escultura que apareció por primera vez en una exhibición de arte en 1966. Bautizado por la crítica Lucy Lippard, el estilo se caracteriza por un rechazo del formalismo Minimalista, con un énfasis en la forma experimental y en el uso de materiales suaves como caucho, vinilo, plástico y resina de poliéster. 

Sources and Contributors:
Abstracción Exéntrica............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
......................................  Guasch, El arte último del siglo XX: del posminimalismo a lo multicultural (2003) 30
Abstraction, Eccentric............  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Eccentric Abstraction............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
......................................  Flash Art (1967-) No. 1, 73, 1989
......................................  Lippard, Changing (1971) 98, orig. pub. ARt Intl 1966: "what I call, for semantic convenience, ecc. abst."
......................................  Walker, Glossary of Art (1977)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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