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Modern art in Africa, Asia and Latin America : an introduction to global modernisms

Author: Elaine O'Brien; et al
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
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"Shedding fresh light on modern art beyond the West, this text introduces readers to artists, art movements, debates and theoretical positions of the modern era that continue to shape contemporary art worldwide. Area histories of modern art are repositioned and interconnected towards a global art historiography. Provides a much-needed corrective to the Eurocentric historiography of modern art, offering a more
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine O'Brien; et al
ISBN: 9781444332292 1444332295 9781444332308 1444332309
OCLC Number: 823043889
Description: x, 446 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: General Introduction: "The Location of Modern Art" Elaine O'Brien African Modern Art Introduction: African Modern Art: An Ongoing Project Everlyn Nicodemus Modern African Art Chika Okeke From Country to City: The Development of an Urban Art Steven Sack Nomfanekiso Who Paints at Night: The Art of Gladys Mgudlandlu Elza Miles Negritude, Pan-Africanism, and Postcolonial African Identity: African Portrait Photography Okwui Enwezor and Octavio Zaya A Critical Presence: Drum Magazine in Context Okwui Enwezor Art of the African Diaspora Michael Harris Chorale: Man, Society, and Technology: An Experiment in Rural Egypt Hassan Fathy Oral Tradition and the Aesthetics of Black African Cinema Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike On National Culture Frantz Fanon Discourse on Colonialism Aime Cesaire Natural Synthesis Uche Okeke A Historic Confrontation between Jean Rouch and Ousmane Sembene in 1965: 'You Look at Us as if We Were Insects.' Jean Rouch and Ousmane Sembene Asian Modern Art: India, Japan, China Introduction: Asian Modern Art: A Case of Alternative, Parallel and Intersecting Modernities Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio Multiculturalism/Multimodernism Jim Supangkat Negotiating Modernities: Encounters with Cubism in Asian Art Ahmad Mashadi INDIA When was Modernism in Indian Art? Geeta Kapur The Formalist Prelude Partha Mitter E B Havell and Rabindranath Tagore: Nationalism, Modernity and Art Osman Jamal Art and Tradition Rabindranath Tagore JAPAN Western Style Painting in Japan: Mimesis, Individualism and Japanese Nationhood Gennifer Weisenfeld Artistic Subjectivity in the Taish? and Early Sh?wa Avant-Garde John Clark The Age of Modernism: From Visualization to Socialization Takeba Joe The Architectural Profession in Japan, 1850-1930" Jonathan M. Reynolds Dangenwa dadaisuto Takahashi Shinkichi CHINA Sketch conceptualism as modernist contingency Eugene Y. Wang Post-Impressionists in Pre-War Shanghai: The Juelanshe (Storm Society) and the Fate of Modernism in Republican China Ralph Croizier Films and Shanghai Zheng Dongtian The Storm Society Manifesto Ni Yide, Pang Xunqin, et al Latin American Modern Art Introduction: Modernism in Latin America: Strategic Vanguards Mary K. Coffey and Roberto Tejada Our America and the West Roberto Fernandez Retamar Strategies of Modernity in Latin America Andrea Giunta Revolution as Ritual: Diego Rivera's National Palace Mural Leonard Folgarait Africa in the Art of Latin America Gerardo Mosquera Vital Structures: The Constructive Nexus in South America Mari Carmen Ramírez Landscape: Errant Modernism and Aesthetics in Brazil Esther Gabara The Spirit of Brasília: Modernity as Experiment and Risk James Holston Carmen Miranda, Grande Otelo, and the Chanchada, 1929-1949 Robert Stam To Roosevelt Ruben Darío The School of the South Joaquín Torres-García The New Art of America Joaquín Torres-García The Cosmic Race Jose Vasconcelo Cannibalist Manifesto Oswald de Andrade and Leslie Bary, translator Brasília Clarice Lispector .
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