A moment's monument : Medardo Rosso and the international origins of modern sculpture (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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A moment's monument : Medardo Rosso and the international origins of modern sculpture

Author: Sharon Hecker
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : University of California Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Medardo Rosso (1858-1928) is one of the most original and influential figures in the history of modern art. This book offers an historically substantiated critical account of his life and work. It  Read more...

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Named Person: Medardo Rosso
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Hecker
ISBN: 9780520294486 0520294483
OCLC Number: 1001388677
Description: xvii, 341 s., 20 tav. delvis i farver : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Laying the Foundations for an Antiheroic Approach to Modern Sculpture 2. Monuments without Idols 3. "Impressionist Sculptor"? The Impossibility of Categorizing Rosso 4. Internationalism and Experimentation 5. The Artist's Experience of Migration 6. The Shifting Viewpoint of the Outsider 7. Seeing and Being Seen: Reimagining the Encounter Among Artist, Artwork, and the Public 8. On the Move: The Quest for International Recognition Afterword Notes Bibliography Index

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"In placing Rosso (rather than Rodin) at the origins of modern sculpture, this book makes a bold and erudite intervention in the history of the medium. Moreover, the emphasis on the cosmopolitan Read more...

 
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