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Twentieth-century artists on art

an index to writings, statements, and interviews by artists, architects, and designers
  • 834 Pages
  • 0.81 MB
  • 2012 Downloads
  • English
by
G.K. Hall, Prentice Hall International , New York, London
Artists -- Indexes., Artists -- Interviews -- Indexes., Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- Ind
StatementJack S. Robertson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX456 .R59 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 834 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL797718M
ISBN 100816190593
LC Control Number95033700

Fourth is the fact of collecting Artists on Art - an open invitation to pretension, which was accepted many times over. Longer writings seem to show more thought and less manifesto. The very form of this book prevents proper representation of the artists' thoughts.

On the whole, though, this book succeeds/5(3). Following in the tradition of Phaidon's "The Art Book", this is an illustrated dictionary which presents in alphabetical order the work of great artists from the 20th century. Each artist is represented by a full-page colour plate of a key work and a short text about the work of the artist/5(61).

Get this from a library. Twentieth-century artists on art. [Dore Ashton;] -- "A sequel to Goldwater and Treves's classic Artists on Art lets us see modern art through the eyes of those who created it.

Ashton brings together statements by over two hundred of the foremost. A comprehensive reference work of twentieth-century book illustration, this dictionary covers over eight hundred illustrators whose work was first published in Britain.

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The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each includes biographical information, a brief discussion Twentieth-century artists on art book subjects and style, lists of periodicals to which the artist has contributed and of books illustrated, and a detailed.

I read The 20th Century Art Book straight through, from Acconci to Zorio, which is perhaps not the best and certainly not the only way to use this brilliantly-conceived reference work, even though I personally enjoyed going through this book page by page, encountering old favorites and artists new to me in a sequence which owed nothing to 4/5.

Machine Art in the Twentieth Century. An investigation of artists' engagement with technical systems, tracing art Twentieth-century artists on art book lineages that connect works of different periods. It continues with famous volumes by Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso from the first half of the twentieth century; avant-garde experiments from World War I through the s by artists ranging from Sonia Delaunay-Terk and Kasimir Malevich to Robert Rauschenberg and Edward Ruscha to recent books by other contemporary artists, such as Louise Bourgeois, Francesco Clemente, Anselm Kiefer, and Barbara Kruger.

Twentieth-Century American Art. Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century/5. The Century of Artists' Books is the first full-length study of the development of artists' books as a twentieth century artform.

This work situates artists' books within the context of mainstream developments in the visuals arts from Russian Futurism and Surrealism to Fluxus, Conceptual Art, to Postmodernism. Designed to raise critical and theoretical issues as well as provide a historical overview, this book explores more than two hundred individual books.

Some now are mass produced. The variety of its form makes the artist book difficult to define. The twentieth century witnessed particularly varied and creative experimentation with artists' books culminating with an expansion of the medium in the Author: Heather Cleary Preferred Pronouns: she her hers.

The 20th Century Art Book was hailed upon its release as an exciting celebration of the myriad forms assumed by art over the last century. Complementing the phenomenally successful Art Book, and most recently The American Art Book, it presents a new and original way of bringing art alive.

Covering the truly international nature of the modern art scene, it encompasses established, iconic 5/5(2). Extending beyond New York, Twentieth-Century American Art also looks into the development of feminism art in Los Angeles in the ’s; the Black art movement; the expansion of galleries and art schools.

Examining one of the most important artists of that time, such as Andy Warhol, Laurie Anderson, Jackson Pollock, Georgia O’Keeffe, the book also examines the succession of art. Her book is a comparative history of three painters—Malvin Gray Johnson, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Max Weber—whose work was received as “racial art” in early twentieth-century America.

It is also a carefully nuanced, sophisticated account of why writing a historical account of “racial art” is crucial for understanding not just the time.

This visually stunning book focuses on the rebirth of Chinese art in the twentieth century under the influence of Western art and culture. Michael Sullivan, recognized throughout the world as a leading scholar of Chinese art, vividly documents the conflicting pulls of traditional and Western values on Chinese art and provides illustrations, in color and black-and-white, to show the great.

Important twentieth-century artists such as Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Wayne Thiebaud, Alfred Jensen, and Philip Guston explored questions about subject, composition, color, and technique. Ingo F. Walther (–) was born in Berlin and studied medieval studies, literature, and art history in Frankfurt am Main and Munich.

He published numerous books on the art of the Middle Ages and of the 19th and 20th centuries. Walther’s many titles for TASCHEN include Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Category: Books > Art.

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A substantial biographical index of twentieth-century Chinese artists is a valuable addition to the text. Sullivan discusses artists and their work against China's background of oppression and relaxation, despair and hope. He expertly conveys the diverse and at times bizarre intertwining of Chinese cultural history and art during this century.

These seven paintings from the past century, excerpted from Phaidon's The Art Book, 30, Years of Art, and Body of Art, show just a few of the ways artists reimagined the human figure. RELATED ARTICLES: Brancusi to Bourgeois: The Evolution of the Human Figure in 7 Twentieth-Century Sculptures.

SELF-PORTRAIT WITH MODEL Ernst Ludwig Kirchner About this Item: Phaidon Incorporated Limited, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Depicts five hundred paintings and sculptures, each by a different modern artist, in alphabetical order by artist, with a brief description of the work and its place in art history and in the artist's career Former library book.

A substantial biographical index of twentieth-century Chinese artists is a valuable addition to the text. Sullivan discusses artists and their work against China's background of oppression and relaxation, despair and hope.

He expertly conveys the diverse and at times bizarre intertwining of Chinese cultural history and art during this : $ Art Nouveau has its roots in the English Arts and Crafts movement of the 19th century; in fact, certain artists, like Charles Rennie Mackintosh, work in both styles.

The purpose of Art Nouveau was to create what is known as a complete work of art - a work that includes painting, drawing and printmaking as well as applied arts and architecture. The 20th Century Art Book was hailed upon its release as an exciting celebration of the myriad forms assumed by art over the last century.

Complementing the phenomenally successful landmark, Art Book, and most recently The American Art Book, it presents a new and original way of bringing art new mini edition has all the visual energy and compelling insights of the original but in a /5(59).

Get this from a library. Twentieth-century artists on art: an index to writings, statements, and interviews by artists, architects, and designers. [Jack Robertson]. At the beginning of the 20th century, Henri Matisse and several other young artists including the pre-cubist Georges Braque, André Derain, Raoul Dufy and Maurice de Vlaminck, revolutionized the Paris art world with "wild", multi-colored, expressive landscapes.

Twentieth-century art—and what it became as modern art—began with modernism in the late nineteenth century. Nineteenth-century movements of Post-Impressionism (), Art Nouveau and Symbolism led to the first twentieth-century art movements of Fauvism in France and Die Brücke ("The Bridge") in Germany.

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Fauvism in Paris introduced heightened non-representational colour into figurative painting. The top 10 artworks of the 20th century From Picasso's formidable whores and Magritte's provocative pipe to Pollock painting like an angel, the best 20th-century art reflects a world of flux.

Many 20th-century artists have experimented with the book form, which allows them to express their interest in multiples and reach a wider audience. In conjunction with Bookworks:the international conference of artists, writers, and publishers being held in Philadelphia in October, the Museum has selected nine artists' books which reveal a range of approaches to the artistic medium.

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Mickalene Thomas’s Le Déjeuner sur L’herbe: Les Trois Femmes Noir ().Subverting a mostly white and male art history, Thomas shows us. Reviews "In Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art Evan Firestone rescues the oftentimes repressed or even vilified knowledge systems of shamanism and the occult as intellectual cornerstones of twentieth-century modernism.

Bringing together previously disparate scholarship on a subject that bridges expressionism, surrealism, and postwar art, his clear interpretive lens presents a.Emphasizing the diversity of twentieth-century collage practices, Rona Cran's book explores the role that it played in the work of Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O'Hara, and Bob Dylan.

For all four, collage was an important creative catalyst, employed cathartically, aggressively, and exper.Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. Twentieth-Century American Art - Erika Doss - Oxford University Press.