Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being
In this updated survey the author looks at art from 1940 to the present as an accumulation of contributions by individual artists, examined in depth and interspersed with chapters that concern the broader context of the past six decades.
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The founding of the Museum of Modern Art in 1929 made available magnificent
works by Cezanne, Seurat, van Gogh, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso,
Matisse, and Leger as well as special exhibitions of cubists, surrealists, abstract
3.24], that derived from Picasso's work of the late twenties [fig. 3.25]. According to
Rosenberg, Gorky came to be known as "the Picasso of Washington Square."4"
When Julien Levy went to Gorky's studio for the first time in 1932, he sensed ...
It follows on the display of Picasso's prewar works at the same museum in the "
Picasso: Seventy-fifth Anniversary" exhibition of late 1957. One senses the
struggle of the objects in early cubist Picasso to assert their full volumetric identity
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An ambitious and glossy survey of contemporary Western art, packed with no-nonsense analysis and biographical detail on myriad artists. Fineberg (Art History/Univ. of Illinois) has a gift for incisive ... Read full review
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Fineberg (art history, Univ. of Illinois) asserts that the "implicit underlying subject matter of modern art is always the personality of the artist in its encounter with the world." Such explicit ... Read full review
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