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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After Leo ' s departure all that remained of their relationship was the collection of
paintings that climbed the atelier walls . The epistolary determination of custody
was coolly amicable ; their tastes had veered so sharply that there remained no ...
63 Although Heap ' s contribution is hard to pin down — it certainly extended
beyond her monthly commentary as the " Reader - Critic " — she clearly added
focus and organization to the Little Review and remained committed to it until the
... being sentenced to live in Gary , Indiana . " 104 During his last trip to Paris , in
1923 , Quinn was drawn and insomniac , but even as his body grew skeletal , his
deathbed companion Jeanne Robert Foster observed that his eyes remained ...
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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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