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Art of the twentieth century : a reader /

by Gaiger, Jason [editor]; Wood, Paul [editor]; Open University [issuing body].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Open University art of the twentieth century series: Publisher: New Haven : London : Yale University Press ; In association with the Open University, 2003Description: xxii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780300101447; 0300101449.Other title: Art of the 20th century.Subject(s): Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History | Postmodernisme (Art) | Avant-garde (Art) | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives
Contents:
Modernism and the crisis of modernism -- Introduction Selection of statements on early modernism 'Simplification and design', 1913 / Clive Bell 'Negro sculpture', 1920 / Roger Fry from Modern plastic art, 1937 / Carola Giedion-Welcker 'A definition of primitivism', 1938 / Robert Goldwater from The story of modern art, 1941 / Sheldon Cheney 'Statement', 1959 / Elaine de Kooning 'The nature of abstract art', 1937 / Meyer Schapiro 'Modernism in comparative perspective', 1982 / Eugene Lunn from Farewell to an idea, 1999 / T.J. Clark Avant-garde and neo-avant-garde. from Theory of the avant-garde, 1974 / Peter Bürger 'How a Cubist painting holds together', 2002 / Paul Smith 'The pasted-paper revolution', 1958 / Clement Greenberg from The critique of everyday life, 1947 / Henri Lefebvre 'The primary colours for the second time: a paradigm repetition of the neo-avant-garde', 1986 / Benjamin Buchloh Modernity and photography. 'News about flowers', 1928 / Walter Benjamin 'A few words on photomontage', 1934 / Hannah Höch 'Photography in the service of surrealism', 1986 / Rosalind Krauss from The photographer's eye, 1969 / John Szarkowski 'Dismantling modernism, reinventing documentary (Notes on the politics of representation)', 1976-8 / Allan Sekula ' "Marks of indifference": aspects of photography in, or as, conceptual art', 1995 / Jeff Wall Subjects and objects. 'Literalism and abstraction', 1970 / Philip Leider 'Space, time and situation', 2000 / Alex Potts 'Escape attempts', 1995 / Lucy Lippard 'Convention and innovation', 1976 / Clement Greenberg 'Art object and art work', 1989 / Charles Harrison 'One place after another: notes on site specificity', 1997 / Miwon Kwon The performance of identity. 'Personism: a manifesto', 1960 / Frank O'Hara 'Painting, feminism, history', 2001 / Griselda Pollock 'The discourse of others: feminists and postmodernism', 1985 / Craig Owens from Body art: performing the subject, 1998 / Amelia Jones 'Objects beyond objecthood', 1999 / Briony Fer Globalisation. 'What is the "black" in black popular culture?', 1992 / Stuart Hall 'Perfidious fidelity: the untranslatability of the other', 1994 / Sarat Maharaj 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye and the undeconstructible space of justice', 1998 / Rex Butler 'The black box', 2002 / Okwui Enwezor.
Summary: This is the companion volume to a series of four books relating to the Open University course, 'Art of the Twentieth Century'. This reader reflects the diversity of art-historical interpretations and of different theoretical approaches to 20th-century art.
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"Accompanies the Open University course Art of the twentieth century"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Modernism and the crisis of modernism -- Introduction Selection of statements on early modernism 'Simplification and design', 1913 / Clive Bell 'Negro sculpture', 1920 / Roger Fry from Modern plastic art, 1937 / Carola Giedion-Welcker 'A definition of primitivism', 1938 / Robert Goldwater from The story of modern art, 1941 / Sheldon Cheney 'Statement', 1959 / Elaine de Kooning 'The nature of abstract art', 1937 / Meyer Schapiro 'Modernism in comparative perspective', 1982 / Eugene Lunn from Farewell to an idea, 1999 / T.J. Clark Avant-garde and neo-avant-garde. from Theory of the avant-garde, 1974 / Peter Bürger 'How a Cubist painting holds together', 2002 / Paul Smith 'The pasted-paper revolution', 1958 / Clement Greenberg from The critique of everyday life, 1947 / Henri Lefebvre 'The primary colours for the second time: a paradigm repetition of the neo-avant-garde', 1986 / Benjamin Buchloh Modernity and photography. 'News about flowers', 1928 / Walter Benjamin 'A few words on photomontage', 1934 / Hannah Höch 'Photography in the service of surrealism', 1986 / Rosalind Krauss from The photographer's eye, 1969 / John Szarkowski 'Dismantling modernism, reinventing documentary (Notes on the politics of representation)', 1976-8 / Allan Sekula ' "Marks of indifference": aspects of photography in, or as, conceptual art', 1995 / Jeff Wall Subjects and objects. 'Literalism and abstraction', 1970 / Philip Leider 'Space, time and situation', 2000 / Alex Potts 'Escape attempts', 1995 / Lucy Lippard 'Convention and innovation', 1976 / Clement Greenberg 'Art object and art work', 1989 / Charles Harrison 'One place after another: notes on site specificity', 1997 / Miwon Kwon The performance of identity. 'Personism: a manifesto', 1960 / Frank O'Hara 'Painting, feminism, history', 2001 / Griselda Pollock 'The discourse of others: feminists and postmodernism', 1985 / Craig Owens from Body art: performing the subject, 1998 / Amelia Jones 'Objects beyond objecthood', 1999 / Briony Fer Globalisation. 'What is the "black" in black popular culture?', 1992 / Stuart Hall 'Perfidious fidelity: the untranslatability of the other', 1994 / Sarat Maharaj 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye and the undeconstructible space of justice', 1998 / Rex Butler 'The black box', 2002 / Okwui Enwezor.

This is the companion volume to a series of four books relating to the Open University course, 'Art of the Twentieth Century'. This reader reflects the diversity of art-historical interpretations and of different theoretical approaches to 20th-century art.

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