Strange Bedfellows: The First American Avant-garde
This book tells the story of the first American avant-garde in art, poetry and the theatre. The people discussed in this book include Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Marcel Duchamp and the Stettheimer sisters. The author suggests that this exchange of ideas transformed modern culture. Quotations from letters, diaries and interviews enliven this history. The development of the avant-garde depended as much on social intercourse, whether sexual, suppressed or platonic, as on aesthetics. By the time of the 1913 Armory Show, bohemia had made a home for itself in New York's Greenwich Village.
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Stieglitz to Arthur B. Carles , April 11 , 1913 ; in William Camfield , Francis Picabia : His Art , Life and Times ( Princeton , N.J .: Princeton University Press , 1979 ) , p . 56 . 35. Katherine Dreier was treasurer of the German Home ...
He suggested that some artists should change their names to achieve sympathetic groupings of paintings : Jules De Pascin , John De Marin , Charles Demuth , Abraham De Walkowitz , Arthur B. De Davies , Samuel De Halpert ; Rockwell Von ...
Arthur B. Davies ( 1862-1928 ) . Painter , organizer of the Armory Show . Married to Lucy Meriwether , 1892-1928 . Simultaneously maintained a common - law marriage with Edna Potter , C. 1905-28 . A , H , Pa . Stuart Davis ( 1892-1964 ) ...
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Exhaustive, rollicking, and fascinating account of the poets, artists, patrons, and bohemians who brought, developed, and promoted modernism in/to America. Highly recommended. Volledige review lezen
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This book chronicles the rise of American modernism through a "group portrait of a small band of cultural renegades'' who comprised avant-garde circles from 1913 to 1917 in New York, Cambridge ... Volledige review lezen
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