Primitivism, Cubism, Abstraction: The Early Twentieth Century

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Yale University Press, 1993 - Art - 270 pages
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The second of four books which together constitute the main texts of an Open University course on art and its interpretation from the mid- 19th century to the end of the 1920s. Although organized chronologically, each chapter investigates a period or movement in relation to broader theoretical issues and problems of interpretation, raising questions about historical enquiry and methodology as well as about the status of 'art'.

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Charles Harrison is professor of the history and theory of art at the Open University, UK. He is coeditor of "Art in Theory" and the author of numerous books, including" Essays on Art & Language" and "Conceptual Art and Painting," He is a major contributor to the Modern Art Practices and Debates series and to the four-volume series "Art of the Twentieth Century,"

Gill Perry is professor of art history at the Open University, UK, and the author of "Women Artists and the Parisian Avant-Garde" and "Spectacular Flirtations: Viewing the Actress in British Art and Theatre, 1868-1820".

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