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Modern sculpture reader

Author: Jon Wood; David Hulks; Alex Potts
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012.
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Presents a collection of writings on the creation, display, and interpretation of sculpture. This title offers an insight into the development of the critical language of sculpture and its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Wood; David Hulks; Alex Potts
ISBN: 9781606061060 1606061062
OCLC Number: 759909851
Description: xxx, 511 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : The idea of modern sculpture / Alex Potts --
Nineteenth-century inheritance --
from The problem of form in the fine arts / Adolf von Hildebrand --
from Rodin : Book two / Rainer Maria Rilke --
Impressionism in sculpture : an explanation / Medardo Rosso --
from Abstraction and empathy / Wilhelm Worringer --
Modernism and anti-modernism --
Technical manifesto of futurist sculpture / Umberto Boccioni --
Duchamp-Villon / Guillaume Apollinaire --
from African sculpture / Carl Einstein --
Sculpture : an essay / Eric Gill --
Material of painting sculpture and architecture / Raoul Hausmann --
The fable of the Little Tin Fish / André Salmon --
The essence of sculpture / Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler --
Brancusi / Ezra Pound --
Into production! / Osip Brik --
Sculpture and solid / Katarzyna Kobro --
Alberto Giacometti / Michel Leiris --
The problem of the relationship between man and object : let us declare war on chests of drawers and sideboards / Vladimir Tatlin. The object as revealed in surrealist experiment / Salvador Dalí --
from The meaning of modern sculpture / R.H. Wilenski --
God-table-bowl / Maurice Raynal --
from Stones of Rimini / Adrian Stokes --
Picasso sculptor / Julio González --
from Mad love / André Breton --
Sculpture : carving and construction in space / Naum Gabo --
Introduction to Modern plastic art : elements of reality, volume and disintegration / Carola Giedion-Welcker --
The new Bauhaus and space relationships / László Moholy-Nagy --
Sculpture dead language / Arturo Martini --
The new sculpture and the anti-sculptural --
The search for the absolute / Jean-Paul Sartre --
The new sculpture / Clement Greenberg --
The new sculpture / David Smith --
from The art of sculpture / Herbert Read --
Statement / Germaine Richier --
The metallization of a dream / Eduardo Paolozzi --
Specific objects / Donald Judd --
Mmmmmmm ... Manifesto (a fragment) / David Medalla. Apropos of "readymades" / Marcel Duchamp --
from Assemblages, environments and happenings / Allan Kaprow --
Notes on sculpture, Part 2 / Robert Morris --
In conversation with Carla Lonzi / Pino Pascali --
Edifices / Jean Dubuffet --
Two sculptures by Anthony Caro / Michael Fried --
Hard and soft / David Sylvester --
The dematerialization of art / Lucy Lippard and John Chandler --
from Beyond modern sculpture / Jack Burnham --
Contingent / Eva Hesse --
An interview with Robert Smithson / Robert Smithson, Patricia Norvell --
from The urban revolution / Henri Lefebvre --
Underneath the arches / Gilbert and George --
An interview with Carl Andre / Carl Andre, Phyllis Tuchman --
Drum set / Claes Oldenburg --
Questions to Joseph Beuys / Jörg Schellmann, Bernd Klüser and Joseph Beuys --
Modernism, freedom, sculpture / William Tucker. Post-modernity and the negation and persistence of the sculptural --
Sculpture in the expanded field / Rosalind Krauss --
Interview with Peter Eisenman / Richard Serra, Peter Eisenman --
Michael Asher and the conclusion of modern sculpture / Benjamin Buchloh --
Preconditions / Tony Cragg --
from Being and circumstance : notes toward a conditional art / Robert Irwin --
Notes on Vienna, and on a piece for the Vienna Festival / Vito Acconci --
The gallery as a gesture / Brian O'Doherty --
Breaking the silence / Bruce Nauman, Joan Simon --
The passion for sculpture : a conversation with Alain Kirili / Louise Bourgeois, Alain Kirili --
The object of sculpture / Gareth Jones --
Angels and gnomes : German tribal art / Georg Baselitz --
Lecture at the University of Miami / Max Neuhaus --
Untitled / Jannis Kounellis --
Interview / Rachel Whiteread, Andrea Rose --
A method for sorting cows / Edward Allington --
Eleven theses on sculpture / John Lechte --
from Art and the city / Walter Grasskamp --
Between work and world : Gabriel Orozco / Guy Brett --
"Truth" and "truth to material" : reflecting on the sculptural legacy of Henry Moore / Susan Hiller.
Responsibility: edited by Jon Wood, David Hulks and Alex Potts.
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"A thoughtful selection of contemporary writings on sculpture from the 1890s to 2003."--Library Journal

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