Index
Figures in italics.
Absence: abstraction and, 65; black art-
ists and, 21, 212, 295 n. 26; in Cataly-
sis, 164; as dilemma, 39–40, 110, 133,
153, 252; in Food for the Spirit, 214–15,
221; in Hypothesis, 78–84, 93, 106,
126–27; of Piper from history, 20, 24,
89, 110; in Piper’s work, 27, 39–40, 65,
133; in statement of withdrawal, 143,
150; as strategy, 24, 110, 153, 188, 221;
in Untitled Map Work, 64; women art-
ists and, 89, 110
Abstraction, 27, 39, 55, 59, 65–68, 117;
absence and, 65; alienation and, 40;
anonymity and, 36–37; Conceptual art
and, 34, 37–39, 59, 66–68, 150; desire
and, 40, 81, 116; Minimalism and,
36–37, 119. See also Flying and flight
Acconci, Vito, 143, 171, 199; as editor of
0 to 9, 21, 39, 130; masculinity in work
of, 287 n. 117; Room Situation (Prox-
imity), 192–93, 287 n. 117
Actionists, Viennese, 202–3, 289 n. 154
Ad Hoc Committee of Women Artists,
72, 89, 146, 169; Lippard and, 72, 270
n. 10. See also Women Artists in Revo-
lution
African American art: debates about,
25, 72, 113–16; Piper’s work as, 19–21,
113–14, 117–18; as political, 77. See also
Black artists; Black Arts Movement
Afro hairstyle, 2, 231–32, 237
A.I.R. Gallery, 282 n. 12
Aldrich, Larry, 169
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,
190–91, 287 n. 106
Alienation, 220–23, 288 n. 127; abstrac-
tion and, 40; in Catalysis, 167, 177,
182, 195, 220–27; in Drawings about
Paper and Writings about Words, 41;
in Hypothesis, 98; in Mythic Being,
242–45, 255; Piper and, 15; in Piper’s
work, 10, 15, 23–24, 127; women art-
ists and, 100, 110. See also Flying and
flight
All Three- Part Variations on Three Differ-
ent Kinds of Cubes (LeWitt), 268 n. 50
Alston, Charles, 115
Anastasi, William, 143
Andre, Carl, 140, 189–90, 201, 226, 293
n. 74
Andrews, Benny, 115
Anger: black feminists and, 230, 239–40;
Cornered and, 11, 264 n. 16; as mas-
culine, 7
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