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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OPPOSITE Florine Stettheimer ( 1871 – 1944 ) . Portrait of Marcel Duchamp ,
1923 . Oil on board with frame designed by artist , 30 x 26 in . ( 76 . 2 x 66 cm ) .
Estate of Virgil Thomson LEFT Florine Stettheimer ( 1871 - 1944 ) . Soirée , c .
E . Stettheimer to Henri Gans , October 22 , 1918 , Stettheimer Collection , YCAL .
38 . Henry McBride , Florine Stettheimer ( New York : Museum of Modern Art ,
1946 ) , p . 13 . 39 . Henry McBride , " Artists in the Drawing Room , " Town and ...
Tyler , Florine Stettheimer , p . 24 . Florine revised her will upon returning to
America , specifying that her paintings were no longer to be buried with her
corpse in a mausoleum but given instead to her mother and sisters . ( Stettheimer
to her ...
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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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