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Post-Impressionism to World War II

Author: Debbie Lewer
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell anthologies in art history, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This work offers an anthology of the best art history writings of the post-Impressionist period, and includes several key essays by intellectual giants such as Benjamin, Greenberg and Bürger, knitting together primary sources and classic 'canonical' criticism.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debbie Lewer
ISBN: 9781405111539 1405111534 9781405111522 1405111526
OCLC Number: 57352755
Description: xv, 415 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Post-impressionism / Roger Fry --
Why are we publishing a journal? / Ver Sacrum --
Notes of a painter / Henri Matisse --
The founding and manifest of futurism / F.T. Marinetti --
Dada manifesto / Hugo Ball --
The work ahead of us / Vladimir Tatlin --
First manifesto of surrealism / André Breton --
Introduction to "new objectivity": German painting since Expressionism / Gustav Hartlaub --
Gustave Moreau / Joris-Karl Huysmans --
Symbolism in painting: Paul Gauguin / G.-Albert Aurier --
From Abstraction and empathy: a contribution to the psychology of style / Wilhelm Worringer --
From On the spiritual in art / Wassily Kandinsky --
Mystery and creation / Giorgio de Chirico --
From cubism and futurism to suprematism: the new painterly realism / Kazimir Malevich --
Neo-plasticism: the general principle of plastic equivalence / Piet Mondrian --
The mass ornament / Siegfried Kracauer --
The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction / Walter Benjamin --
Avant-garde and kitsch / Clement Greenberg --
Modernism in the work of art / Victor Burgin --
The hidden dialectic: avantgarde-technology-mass culture / Andreas Huyssen --
The politics of the avant-garde / Raymond Williams --
From Theory of avant-garde / Peter Bürger --
Jugglers' fair beneath the gallows / Ernst Bloch --
Towards a free revolutionary art / André Breton, Diego Rivera, Leon Trotsky --
The birth of socialist realism from the spirit of the Russian avant-garde / Boris Groys --
Going native / Abigail Solomon-Godeau --
Virility and domination in early twentieth-century vanguard painting / Carol Duncan --
Men's work? masculinity and modernism / Lisa Tickner --
What the papers say: politics and ideology in Picasso's collages of 1912 / David Cottington --
Dada as " buffoonery and requiem at the same time" / Hanne Bergius --
Surrealism: fetishism's job / Dawn Ades.
Series Title: Blackwell anthologies in art history, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Debbie Lewer.
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Post-Impressionism to World War II is an exciting anthology of the best art history writings of the Post-Impressionist period. Several key essays by critics including Benjamin, Greenberg and Burger  Read more...


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