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Theories of modern art : a source book by artists and critics

Author: Herschel Browning Chipp; Peter Selz; Joshua C Taylor
Publisher: Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, 1968.
Series: California studies in the history of art.
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Herschel B. Chipp's 'Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists and Critics' is a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews. Sources include, as the title says, artists and critics - some expected, like van Gogh, Gauguin, Apollinaire, Mondrian, Greenberg, just to name a few - and some less so: Trotsky and Hitler, in the section on Art and Politics. The book is a wonderful resource and  Read more...
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Chipp, Herschel Browning.
Theories of modern art.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1968
(OCoLC)558152389
Online version:
Chipp, Herschel Browning.
Theories of modern art.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1968
(OCoLC)603928621
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herschel Browning Chipp; Peter Selz; Joshua C Taylor
ISBN: 0520052560 9780520052567 0520014502 9780520014503
OCLC Number: 1029913
Description: xv, 664 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: GENERAL INTRODUCTION ---
I. POST-IMPRESSIONISM: Individual Paths to Construction and Expression. 1. Introduction: The Letters of Cézanne --
2. Paul Cézanne: Excerpts from the Letters --
3. Introduction: The Letters of van Gogh --
4. Vincent van Gogh: Excerpts from the Letters ---
II. SYMBOLISM AND OTHER SUBJECTIVIST TENDENCIES: Form and the Evocation of Feeling. 5. Introduction: Gauguin and Other Subjectivists --
6. Paul Gauguin: Synthetist Theories --
7. Gauguin: On His Paintings --
8. Gauguin: On Primitivism --
9. Symbolist Theories ---
III. FAUVISM AND EXPRESSIONISM: The Creative Intuition. 10. Introduction by Peter Selz --
11. Fauvism --
12. Expressionism ---
IV. CUBISM: Form as Expression. 13. Introduction ---
V. FUTURISM: Dynamism as the Expression of the Modern World. 14. Introduction by Joshua C. Taylor ---
VI. NEOPLASTICISM AND CONSTRUCTIVISM: Abstract and Nonobjective Art. 15. Introduction ---
VII. DADA, SURREALISM, AND SCUOLA METAFISICA: The Irrational and the Dream. 16. Introduction: Dada and Surrealism --
17. Dada --
18. Surrealism --
19. Introduction: Scuola Metafisica by Joshua C. Taylor ---
VIII. ART AND POLITICS: The Artist and the Social Order. 20. Introduction by Peter Selz ---
IX. CONTEMPORARY ART: The Autonomy of the Work of Art. 21. Introduction: The Americans --
22. Introduction: The Europeans ---
APPENDIX.
Series Title: California studies in the history of art.
Responsibility: Herschel B. Chipp [with] contributions by Peter Selz and Joshua C. Taylor.

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Herschel B. Chipp's 'Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists and Critics' is a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews. Sources include, as the title says, artists and critics - some expected, like van Gogh, Gauguin, Apollinaire, Mondrian, Greenberg, just to name a few - and some less so: Trotsky and Hitler, in the section on Art and Politics. The book is a wonderful resource and insight into the way artists think and work.

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