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Sabato Rodia's towers in Watts : art, migrations, development, edited by Luisa Del Giudice

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Sabato Rodia's towers in Watts : art, migrations, development
Title
Sabato Rodia's towers in Watts
Title remainder
art, migrations, development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Luisa Del Giudice
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The extraordinary Watts Towers were created over the course of three decades by a determined, single-minded artist, Sabato Rodia, a highly remarkable Italian immigrant laborer who wanted to do ""something big."" Now a National Historic Landmark and internationally renowned destination, the Watts Towers in Los Angeles are both a personal artistic expression and a collective symbol of Nuestro Pueblo--Our Town/Our People. Featuring fresh and innovative examinations that mine deeper and broader than ever before, Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts is a muchanticipated revisitation of the man and his to
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Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Del Giudice, Luisa
Series statement
Critical Studies In Italian America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rodia, Simon
  • Rodia, Simon
  • Simon Rodia's Towers (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Simon Rodia's Towers (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Label
Sabato Rodia's towers in Watts : art, migrations, development, edited by Luisa Del Giudice
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts and the Search for Common Ground; Part I. Situating Sabato Rodia and the Watts Towers: Art Movements, Cultural Contexts, and Migrations; Local Art, Global Issues: Tales of Survival and Demise Among Contemporary Art Environments; Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere: Structure and Performance in Rodia's Watts Towers; Sam Rodia's Watts Towers in Six Sections in Succession; Without Precedent: The Watts Towers; An Era of Grand Ambitions: Sam Rodia and California Modernism
  • A California Detour on the Road to Italy: The Hubcap Ranch, the Napa Valley, and Italian American IdentityThe Gigli of Nola During Rodia's Times; The Literary and Immigrant Contexts of Simon Rodia's Watts Towers; Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migration, and Italian Imaginaries; "Why a Man Makes the Shoes?": Italian American Art and Philosophy in Sabato Rodia's Watts Towers; Parallel Expressions: Artistic Contributions of Italian Immigrants in the Rio de la Plata Basin of South America at the Time of Simon Rodia
  • Part II. The Watts Towers Contested: Conservation, Guardianship, and Cultural HeritageFifty Years of Guardianship: The Committee for Simon Rodia's Towers in Watts (CSRTW); A Custody Case: Ownership of Rodia's Towers; Nuestro Pueblo: The Spatial and Cultural Politics of Los Angeles's Watts Towers; Reading the Watts Towers, Teaching Los Angeles: Storytelling and Public Art; Spires and Towers Between Tangible, Intangible, and Contested Transnational Cultural Heritage; Part III. The Watts Towers and Community Development
  • Artists in Conversation: R. Judson Powell, John Outterbridge, Charles Dickson, Betye Saar, Kenzi Shiokava, Augustine Aguirre, Artist's Panel moderated by Rosie Lee Hooks (Saturday, October 23, 2010, 121 Dodd Hall, UCLA) Building Community Through Self-Awareness and Self-Expression; Simon Rodia's Watts Towers: Sociopolitical Realities, Economic Underdevelopment, and Renaissance: Yesterday and Today; Afterword: Personal Reflections on the Watts Towers Common Ground Initiative; Appendices; A. Conversations with Rodia, 1953-1964
  • A.1. Interview of S. Rodia, with William Hale and Ray Wisniewsky, Watts, 1953A.2. Interview with Simon Rodia, by William Hale and Ray Wisniewsky, "At the Towers Site, Standing Outside Rodia's House," 1953; A.3. Conversation with Sam Rodia, by Mae Babitz and Jeanne Morgan, Martinez, California, September, 1960; A.4. Interviews, Part A, B, with S. Rodia, by Ed Farrell, Jody Farrell, Bud Goldstone, and Seymour Rosen, Martinez; and University of California, Berkeley
Control code
ocn889268967
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (493 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823256372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 727805
  • 22573/ctt1c5dkx2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889268967
Label
Sabato Rodia's towers in Watts : art, migrations, development, edited by Luisa Del Giudice
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts and the Search for Common Ground; Part I. Situating Sabato Rodia and the Watts Towers: Art Movements, Cultural Contexts, and Migrations; Local Art, Global Issues: Tales of Survival and Demise Among Contemporary Art Environments; Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere: Structure and Performance in Rodia's Watts Towers; Sam Rodia's Watts Towers in Six Sections in Succession; Without Precedent: The Watts Towers; An Era of Grand Ambitions: Sam Rodia and California Modernism
  • A California Detour on the Road to Italy: The Hubcap Ranch, the Napa Valley, and Italian American IdentityThe Gigli of Nola During Rodia's Times; The Literary and Immigrant Contexts of Simon Rodia's Watts Towers; Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migration, and Italian Imaginaries; "Why a Man Makes the Shoes?": Italian American Art and Philosophy in Sabato Rodia's Watts Towers; Parallel Expressions: Artistic Contributions of Italian Immigrants in the Rio de la Plata Basin of South America at the Time of Simon Rodia
  • Part II. The Watts Towers Contested: Conservation, Guardianship, and Cultural HeritageFifty Years of Guardianship: The Committee for Simon Rodia's Towers in Watts (CSRTW); A Custody Case: Ownership of Rodia's Towers; Nuestro Pueblo: The Spatial and Cultural Politics of Los Angeles's Watts Towers; Reading the Watts Towers, Teaching Los Angeles: Storytelling and Public Art; Spires and Towers Between Tangible, Intangible, and Contested Transnational Cultural Heritage; Part III. The Watts Towers and Community Development
  • Artists in Conversation: R. Judson Powell, John Outterbridge, Charles Dickson, Betye Saar, Kenzi Shiokava, Augustine Aguirre, Artist's Panel moderated by Rosie Lee Hooks (Saturday, October 23, 2010, 121 Dodd Hall, UCLA) Building Community Through Self-Awareness and Self-Expression; Simon Rodia's Watts Towers: Sociopolitical Realities, Economic Underdevelopment, and Renaissance: Yesterday and Today; Afterword: Personal Reflections on the Watts Towers Common Ground Initiative; Appendices; A. Conversations with Rodia, 1953-1964
  • A.1. Interview of S. Rodia, with William Hale and Ray Wisniewsky, Watts, 1953A.2. Interview with Simon Rodia, by William Hale and Ray Wisniewsky, "At the Towers Site, Standing Outside Rodia's House," 1953; A.3. Conversation with Sam Rodia, by Mae Babitz and Jeanne Morgan, Martinez, California, September, 1960; A.4. Interviews, Part A, B, with S. Rodia, by Ed Farrell, Jody Farrell, Bud Goldstone, and Seymour Rosen, Martinez; and University of California, Berkeley
Control code
ocn889268967
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (493 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823256372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 727805
  • 22573/ctt1c5dkx2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889268967

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