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Modern Art And The Object By Ellen H. Johnson

Modern Art And The Object
by Ellen H. Johnson

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A revised and enlarged edition of a work on modern art. It contains five new essays with nine new illustrations in the section on "Women Reshaping the Object".
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Modern Art And The Object: A Century Of Changing Attitudes, Revised And Enlarged Edition by Ellen H. Johnson

This revised and enlarged edition contains five new essays with nine new illustrations in the section Women Reshaping the Object. There is also a new preface by the artist Athena Tacha, a close friend of the author.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Modern art and the object from 19th-century nature painting to conceptual art: the object painted and the painted object in collision; Cezanne's truth. Part 2 The mountain in the painting and the painting in the mountain: a 19th-century American nature painter - John F. Kensett; John Marin's vision of nature. Part 3 The painting freed: on the role of the object in analytic Cubism. Part 4 I am nature: Jackson Pollock and nature; Arcadia enclosed - the boxes of Joseph Cornell; American attitudes towards art and experience; Diebenkorn's "Women by a Large Window". Part 5 Object as art: is beauty dead?; the living object; the poetry of everywhere; Oldenburg's "Giant 3-Way Plug"; cast from life. Part 6 Art as object: art about art - Jim Dine and Jasper Johns; the image duplicators - Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg, Warhol; style as object. Part 7 The object in jeopardy: mathematics and the new abstraction - Hinman, Poons and Williams; towards the indeterminate: three young sculptors; art = idea the object - talking with Mel Bochner, 18th April 1972. Part 8 Women reshaping the object: Alice Neel's 50 years of portrait painting; drawing in Eva Hesse's work; nature in Athena Tacha's art; Jackie Winsor; are these all originals? - appropriation and Sherrie Levine.

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GOR009946659
Modern Art And The Object: A Century Of Changing Attitudes, Revised And Enlarged Edition by Ellen H. Johnson
Ellen H. Johnson
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Inc
1996-02-12
288
0064302261
9780064302265
N/A
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