WorldCat Identities

Pegram, Lorna

Overview
Works: 52 works in 113 publications in 1 language and 1,584 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Art  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: 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 )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 414 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
The shock of the new ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 114 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 mechanical paradise ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The period 1870-1914 was one of the hinge points in Western cultural history. The emblem of the new age was the Eiffel Tower, symbolizing the reign of the engineer and inventor. Art followed a similar path. It adapted to a radically changing world: an urban world of fragmentation, permeated by machine myths. The results: Cubism, with its broken planes, multiple perspectives, and Pop Art
Culture as nature ( 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 93 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
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 73 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 shock of the new ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 72 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
Equinox : a novel by Lorna Pegram ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blood and fire by Lorna Pegram ( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summer fires by Lorna Pegram ( Book )
2 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New world visions American art and the Metropolitan Museum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys American art from 1650-1914 using the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Frontiers : a novel by Lorna Pegram ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trouble in utopia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
German and Italian visionary architects, such as Scharoun, Finsterlin, and Chiattone, followed by the Bauhaus and the functionalists, spread a new international style that stressed design aesthetics and promulgated the idea of the architect as a social legislator
The future that was by Robert Hughes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 31 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
Long way home by Lorna Pegram ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The view from the edge ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The strand of 20th century art, expressionism and abstract expressionism, which deals with the dark extremities of human emotion are explored. The work of such painters as Van Gogh, Munch and Rothko are examined
The threshold of liberty ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 18 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
The Shock of the new ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Threshold of liberty: Surrealism was the last revolutionary art movement of the Twentieth Century. Dali, Mire, and Magritte were striving to liberate the unconscious mind through fantasy/reality. The View from the edge: Figurative Expressionism was ruined by the realities of the Nazi death camps whose horrors surpassed distortions of the human body an artist could imagine
 
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English (67)