Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the American Pavilion at the 41st Venice Biennale, Italy, June 10 - September 30, 1984. Text by Marcia Tucker. Artists included in the exhibition are Richard Bosman, Roger Brown, Louisa Chase, Janet Cooling, Peter Dean, Reverend Howard Finster, Eric Fischl, Charles Garabedian, Jedd Garet, April Gornik, George Thurman Green, Barbara Kassel, Cheryl Laemmle, Robert Levers, Judith Linhares, John Mendelsohn, Melissa Miller, Ronald Morosan, Lee N. Smith III, Earl Staley, David True, Russ Warren, Tony Wong, and Robert Yarber. Profuse color and black-and-white illustrations. Includes artists' biographies, selected exhibition histories, and bibliographies. In English and Italian.