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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Robert Henri , " The ' Big Exhibition , the Artist and the Public , " Touchstone 1 ( June 1917 ) : 175 . 5. Gabriel Buffet - Picabia , " Arthur Cravan and American Dada , " in Robert Motherwell , ed . , The Dada Painters and Poets : An ...
I am especially grateful to the people who read my manuscript : Marsha Amstel , Robert L. Caserio , Mason Cooley , Eric Himmel , Don Shewey , and Beatrice Wood . Their insights helped shape the book and renewed my flagging energies .
Charles Demuth . New York : Whitney Museum of American Art ; Harry N. Abrams , 1987 . Herbert , Robert L. , Eleanor S. Apter , and Elise K. Kenney . The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University : A Catalogue Raisonné .
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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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