Post-Impressionism to World War II

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Debbie Lewer
Wiley, Jul 29, 2005 - Art - 432 pages
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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 Bürger knit together primary sources and classic, “canonical” criticism.

  • Collects the most important writings on art history from Post-Impressionism to the mid-20th century, covering both canonical and contemporary perspectives
  • Offers a chronicle of avant-garde practice during an especially creative, if volatile, period of history
  • Features several key essays by critics including Benjamin, Greenberg and Bürger
  • Includes recent critical interventions from a range of methodological perspectives – both well-known and less familiar
  • Organizes material thematically, and features introductory essays to each of the five sections
  • Provides a valuable, stimulating resource for students and teachers alike and offers new ways to think about and teach this important period in art history.

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About the author (2005)

Debbie Lewer is Lecturer in Art History at the University of Glasgow. She has published essays in Dada Zurich: A Clown’s Game from Nothing (edited by B. Pichon and K. Rihs, 1996) and Printed Matters: Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in the Modern Period, (edited by M. Gee and T. Kirk, 2000).

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