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

Author: Herschel B Chipp; Peter Howard Selz
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of Calif. Pr., [ca. 1980]
Series: California studies in the history of art, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 16. [Dr.]View all editions and formats

Offering a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews, this book offers an insight into the way artists think and work.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herschel B Chipp; Peter Howard Selz
ISBN: 0520052560 9780520052567
OCLC Number: 174372698
Description: XV, 664 Seiten.
Contents: GENERAL INTRODUCTION I. POST-IMPRESSIONISM: Individual Paths to Construction and Expression Introduction: The Letters of Cezanne Paul Cezanne: Excerpts from the Letters Introduction: The Lettters of van Gogh Vincent van Gogh: Excerpts from the Letters II. SYMBOLISM AND OTHER SUBJECTIVIST TENDENCIES: Form and the Evocation of Feeling Introduction: Gauguin and Other Subjectivists Paul Gauguin: Synthetist Theories Gauguin: On His Paintings Gauguin: On Primitivism Symbolist Theories III. FAUVISM AND EXPRESSIONISM: The Creative Intuition Introduction by Peter Selz Fauvism Expressionism IV. CUBISM: Form as Expresssion Introduction V. FUTURISM: Dynamism as the Expression of the Modern World Introductoin by Joshua C. Taylor VI. NEOPLASTICISM AND CONSTRUCTIVISM: Abstract and Nonobjective Art Introduction VII. DADA, SURREALISM, AND SCUOLA METAFISICA: The Irrational and the Dream Introduction: Dada and Surrealsism Dada Surrealism Introduction: Scuola Metafisica by Joshua C. Taylor VIII. ART AND POLITICS: The Artist and the Social Order Introduction by Peter Selz IX. CONTEMPORARY ART: The Autonomy of the Work of Art Introduction: The Americans Introduction: The Europeans APPENDIX BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX
Series Title: California studies in the history of art, 11.
Responsibility: Herschel B. Chipp. Contrib. by Peter Selz ...


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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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