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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 : 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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Genre/Form: History
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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 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 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 Netafisica
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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Offering a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews, this book offers an insight into the way artists think and work.  Read more...

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"The richest, most thorough and authoritative anthology of theoretical source materials on painting and sculpture since Cezanne which has so far appeared." -- Alfred Frankenstein San Francisco Read more...

 
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