Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics

Front Cover
Herschel Browning Chipp, Peter Howard Selz
University of California Press, 1968 - Aesthetics - 664 pages
8 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics

User Review  - Mindy Jones - Goodreads

I don't think I could live without this book in my life anymore. Read full review

Review: Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics

User Review  - Mira - Goodreads

Very technical, but well worth it. I took it to an Exhibit and was glad I did. Read full review

Contents

GENERAL INTRODUCTION i
4
Individual Paths to Construction
11
The Letters of van Gogh
24
SYMBOLISM AND OTHER SUBJECTIVIST
48
Synthetist Theories
58
On His Paintings
67
On Primitivism
78
Symbolist Theories
87
Georges braque Statement 259 Thoughts and Reflections
262
pablo picasso Statement 263 On Les Demoiselles dAvignon
273
fernand leger The Aesthetic of the Machine 277 A
279
Introduction by Joshua C Taylor
281
Dada
376
111
384
Surrealism
397
Scuola Metajisica by Joshua C Taylor
445

His Collected Writings no from a Speech Delivered at
112
The Creative
124
Explaining The Dream 19io 129 Inscription for The Dream
141
Form As Expression
193
andre salmon Anecdotal History of Cubism
199
albert gleizes and jean metzinger Cubism
207
guillaume apollinaire The Beginnings of Cubism 216
220
danielhenry kahnweiler The Rise of Cubism
248
The Artist and the Social Order
456
The Autonomy of the Work
501
The Europeans
589
APPENDIX
624
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND CREDITS
652
INDEX
661
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1968)

Herschel B. Chipp is Professor of Art History at the University of California in Berkeley and the author of "Theories of Modern Art".

Peter Selz is Professor Emeritus at the University of CalifoPeter Selz is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is founding director of the Berkeley Art rnia, Berkeley. He is founding director of the Berkeley Art Museum and former Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture ExMuseum and former Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture Exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Among hishibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Among his books are "Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California books are "Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond" (UC Press); German Expressionist Painting "(UC and Beyond" (UC Press); German Expressionist Painting "(UC Press); "St. Francis; Art in Our Times; Beyond the MainstreaPress); "St. Francis; Art in Our Times; Beyond the Mainstream"; and, with Kristine Stiles, "Theories and Documents of Com"; and, with Kristine Stiles, "Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art "(UC Press, 1996; revised edition, 2010). Susntemporary Art "(UC Press, 1996; revised edition, 2010). Susan Landauer is Katie and Drew Gibson Chief Curator at the Saan Landauer is Katie and Drew Gibson Chief Curator at the San Jose Museum of Art in San Jose, California. Among her bookn Jose Museum of Art in San Jose, California. Among her books are "The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism "(s are "The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism "(California, 1996) and "Elmer Bischoff: The Ethics of Paint "California, 1996) and "Elmer Bischoff: The Ethics of Paint "(California, 2001). Joann Moser is Senior Curator at the Smi(California, 2001). Joann Moser is Senior Curator at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and author of "Singular Imprthsonian Museum of American Art and author of "Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America "(1997). essions: The Monotype in America "(1997).

Bibliographic information