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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The Washington Square period ( 1825 - 50 ) . Georgian mansions are built
around the potter ' s field and site for public hangings that became Washington
Square . 6 . The American Ward period ( 1850 - 90 ) . Industry passes the Village
64 What was 291 ' s function in this period when modern art was becoming
fashionable ? After the Armory Show , Stieglitz had considered closing the gallery
- declaring its mission accomplished — and by the summer of 1914 the question
Quinn also fought the magazine ' s legal battles and rounded up three other
guarantors who ensured a period of financial regularity for the magazine ,
permitting the publication of sixty - four pages each month between February
1918 and May ...
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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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