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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His withdrawal was especially unfortunate since at that time Weber was probably
the only modernist American painter whose work could stand comparison with
his European counterparts . 16 . Alfred Stieglitz , New York American , February ...
FEBRUARY 9 Sherwood Anderson leaves Elyria , Ohio , for Chicago to take a
position with the TaylorCritchfield Advertising Company . FEBRUARY 17 -
MARCH 15 The International Exhibition of Modern Artknown as the Armory Show
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ABOUT FEBRUARY Walter Pach begins advising Quinn on his art collection .
FEBRUARY In recognition of Quinn ' s work on legislation to permit the duty - free
importation of art , the Metropolitan Museum of Art makes him an honorary fellow
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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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