Modernism's History: A Study in Twentieth-century Art and Ideas
Encompassing movements from post-impressionism to post-modernism, eminent and widely published art historian Bernard Smith has written a sweeping history, a reformulation of art history in the twentieth century.
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THE RISE OF THE FORMALESQUE
Modernity and its modernisms
Theoretical sources of the Formalesque
Exotic sources of the Formalesque
Occult and primitive sources of the Formalesque
The creation of the Formalesque
TWENTIETHCENTURY MODERNISM 6 The origins of twentiethcentury modernism
Institutionalising the Formalesque
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