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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Painters and Sculptors took place on December 14 , 1911 , with Walt Kuhn ,
Elmer MacRae , Jerome Myers , and Henry Fitch Taylor present . By January 9 ,
1912 , the group had formally organized and elected Arthur B . Davies as
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. 61 . G . Stein to McBride , December 1913 , Henry McBride Collection , YCAL .
62 . Maximilian Miltzlaff , unpublished memoir of Henry McBride in Miltzlaff ' s ...
Kuhn , Walt . The Story of the Armory Show . New York : Walt Kuhn , 1938 .
Langner , Lawrence . The Magic Curtain . New York : E . P . Dutton , 1951 . Lebel
, Robert . Marcel Duchamp . Translated by George Heard Hamilton . New York ...
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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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