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Pegram, Lorna

Overview
Works: 51 works in 142 publications in 1 language and 1,744 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Art  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer
Classifications: N6447, 709.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lorna Pegram
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container
Culture as nature by David Richardson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why the 20th century brought about a major change in the subject matter used by artists. Shows how the various manifestations of popular culture replaced nature as the focus of artistic interest and describes the Pop art movement
The landscape of pleasure by David Richardson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Mediterranean and the South of France influenced the development of the impressionists, including Seurat, Monet and Cezanne. Discusses the liberation of color which began in the late 19th century and was amplified by Matisse and Derain as a means of expressing feeling. Explores the increasing personalization of art as seen in the work of Braque and Picasso
The shock of the new( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threshold of liberty: Surrealism was the last revolutionary art movement of the Twentieth Century, much like a religion. Dali, Mire [i.e, Miró] and Magritte were striving to liberate the unconscious mind through fantasy/reality
A game of patience by Lorna Pegram( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shock of the new( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture as nature: In the mid-20th century, symbols of modern culture reflecting the power of mass media, advertising, radio and television, became subjects for artists. Pop art exploded onto the scene. The Future that was: We sit at the end of a cycle. The new age of Modernism that began with this century is now the establishment, as are its consequences
The Shock of the new( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Landscape of pleasure: The South of France and the Mediterranean become a generator of color-filled images of well-being that permeated the work of Monet, Cezanne and other Impressionists. Trouble in Utopia: The glass palaces of German architects give way to the functionalists. Concern for social programs, culminating in the town plans of le Corbusier, the speculations of Buckminster Fuller and the srange wasteland of Brasilia
The powers that be by Robert Hughes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art critic Robert Hughes discusses the impact of mechanized warfare and mass destruction on European art and culture following World War I. Dadaism, German Expressionism, Russian Constructivism and Italian Futurism are explored in turn, with emphasis on the general disenchantment with politics and all other institutions of society, as well as the shrinking belief in the ability of artists to influence society for the better
The shock of the new( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mechanical paradise: Explores Western art during the period 1870-1914 and shows how the artists of this period reflected the fragmentation and mechanization of urban life. The powers that be: Examines the art of the post-World War I period, including Dada and German expressionism, and discusses how art reflected the intellectual and political mood of the period
Trouble in utopia by David Richardson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 4 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century by art critic and writer Robert Hughes. In each episode, Hughes examines the forces which monitored the directions painting, architecture and photography took from the late 1800s to the present. In this episode the concept of 'ideal modernity' in the sphere of 20th century architecture is explored. Examines the result of attempts by architects to create an ideal society which arose out of a desire to remake the world
The future that was by David Richardson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art critic Robert Hughes discusses the current nature of modern art, which he believes is characterized by attempts to remove art from the highly organized system of dealers and museums and replace it with conceptual art, earthworks, and body art. He talks about the fragmentation of the avant-garde, doubts about the future of painting, and the blatant narcissism of contemporary art
The Mechanical paradise by David Richardson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode Robert Hughes looks at the machine age of the late 19th century, the optimism with which people in general reacted to it and how it gave rise to the cubist and futurist painters of Europe
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the post-World War I's best art was produced in opposition to all systems, all authorities, with a rancor and ingenuity scarcely imagined before. The political implications of Dada (Ernst, Schwitters, Hoch, Baader) and of German Expressionism were played out against the postwar collapse of Germany and the rise of a sharply internationalist intellectual climate. The nihilistic tradition of Dada dissent continued for years to its last major exponent, Ed Kienholz
The view from the edge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Links the decline of Expressionism with the horror of World War II and an increasingly pragmatic and secular outlook that left little room for the mythic-religious imagery of the past
The threshold of liberty( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the impact of surrealism and shows examples of the art and architecture produced by this movement, including the Ideal Temple built in rural France, the Watts Tower, and paintings by Miro, Dali, Magritte, and others
Summer fires by Lorna Pegram( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equinox : a novel by Lorna Pegram( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New world visions : American art and the Metropolitan Museum( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Scully, Sterling Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, analyzes the first 250 years of concurrently developing styles of American art, architecture and design and how these forms reflected the emerging American consciousness. The film uses natural settings and the American wing of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art to illustrate various styles of art. Part 1 (1650-1850) begins with the dawn of American colonization and proceeds to the mid-nineteenth century. Part 2 (1852-1914) continues through the Civil War and up to the years prior to the outbreak of World War I. The viewer is introduced to famous and little-known American painters and craftsmen as well as the important themes which characterize American life and art
Frontiers : a novel by Lorna Pegram( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood and fire by Lorna Pegram( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (82)