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British prints from the machine age : rhythms of modern life 1914-1939 /

by Ackley, Clifford S; Coppel, Stephen; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Wolfsonian-Florida International University.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2009Description: 223 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780500288375.Subject(s): Prints, British -- 20th century | Futurism (Art) -- Great Britain | Cubism -- Great Britain | Technology in art | Cubism -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions | Futurism (Art) -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions | Prints, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Technology in art -- Exhibitions
Contents:
Collecting modernist prints: the Garfields / Stephen Coppel -- Rhythms of modern life / Clifford S. Ackley -- Vorticism and abstraction -- World War I -- Speed and movement -- Urban life / Urban dynamism -- Sport -- Industry and labor -- Entertainment and leisure -- Natural forces -- The history and characteristics of linoleum block prints / Stephanie M. Lussier -- Materials and techniques of the Grosvenor School artists / Rachel Mustalish.
Summary: Published to accompany the exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this catalogue examines the impact of Futurism and Cubism on British modernist printmaking from the beginning of World War I to the beginning of World War II. Imagery ranges from powerful artistic impressions of the first fully mechanized war, to radical geometric abstractions, to the colourful, streamlined jazz age images of speed, sport and diversion which the Grosvenor School artists created in order to introduce a broader public to modern art and design. Interest in this era is peaking among collectors, curators and art historians and this is an ideal moment to introduce these innovative British printmakers to a wider public.Summary: Prints & printmaking.Summary: Art. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 2.1
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Originally published: 2008.

Bibliography: p. 222-223.

Collecting modernist prints: the Garfields / Stephen Coppel -- Rhythms of modern life / Clifford S. Ackley -- Catalogue with section introductions by Samantha Rippner and Thomas E. Rassieur. Vorticism and abstraction -- World War I -- Speed and movement -- Urban life / Urban dynamism -- Sport -- Industry and labor -- Entertainment and leisure -- Natural forces -- Linocut: history and technique. The history and characteristics of linoleum block prints / Stephanie M. Lussier -- Materials and techniques of the Grosvenor School artists / Rachel Mustalish.

Published to accompany the exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this catalogue examines the impact of Futurism and Cubism on British modernist printmaking from the beginning of World War I to the beginning of World War II. Imagery ranges from powerful artistic impressions of the first fully mechanized war, to radical geometric abstractions, to the colourful, streamlined jazz age images of speed, sport and diversion which the Grosvenor School artists created in order to introduce a broader public to modern art and design. Interest in this era is peaking among collectors, curators and art historians and this is an ideal moment to introduce these innovative British printmakers to a wider public.

Prints & printmaking.

Art.

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