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Cubism’s Passion

Sebastian Zeidler

in Form as Revolt: Carl Einstein and the Ground of Modern Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702082
eISBN:
9781501701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702082.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines Carl Einstein's writings on the cubism of Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. Einstein's shift from literature to art criticism was a shift from a nihilist ontology to a hopeful ... More


The Double Style

Sebastian Zeidler

in Form as Revolt: Carl Einstein and the Ground of Modern Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702082
eISBN:
9781501701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702082.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on Documents, a magazine cofounded by Carl Einstein with Georges Bataille and Michel Leiris. It examines how, as his purview broadened under Documents' all-inclusive masthead, ... More


Instruments of Desire: Musical Morphology in Picasso's Cubism

Simon Shaw-Miller

in Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083743
eISBN:
9780300130171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083743.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines the central defining planks of the modernist canon, particularly the cubism of painter Pablo Picasso. It discusses Clement Greenberg's consideration of cubism in terms of formal ... More


Three Exemplary Figures

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183985
eISBN:
9780226184036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184036.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines in detail key works of the ’20s by three exemplary figures--Stravinsky, Picasso, Eliot--to determine characteristics that may be called classical. All three refer explicitly to ... More


Filming Picasso and Karajan

Christopher Lloyd

in Henri-Georges Clouzot

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070143
eISBN:
9781781701065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070143.003.0034
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the documentary films which Clouzot made with Pablo Picasso and Herbert von Karajan. Le Mystère Picasso was filmed at La Victorine studios in Nice and first shown at the ... More


Form as Revolt: Carl Einstein and the Ground of Modern Art

Sebastian Zeidler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702082
eISBN:
9781501701900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702082.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The German writer and art critic Carl Einstein (1885–1940) has long been acknowledged as an important figure in the history of modern art, and yet he is often sidelined as an enigma. This book ... More


The People’s Picasso

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Pablo Picasso’s status as a cultural icon affects our perception of his work, and so in a sense transforms the work itself. The Picasso retrospective at the Museum of Modern ... More


Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Simon Shaw-Miller

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083743
eISBN:
9780300130171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083743.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book explores the relationship between music and the visual arts in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, focusing on the modernist period. Reassessing the work of composers and artists ... More


The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

David Archibald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book charts the changing nature of cinematic depictions of the Spanish Civil War. In 1936, a significant number of artists, filmmakers and writers – from George Orwell and Pablo Picasso to Joris ... More


‘A Cessation of Resemblances’: Stein/Picasso/Duchamp

Marjorie Perloff

in Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714170
eISBN:
9780191782596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714170.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a radical rethinking of ekphrasis, as it turns from the more familiar pairing of Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso to the relationship between Stein and Marcel Duchamp, and to the ... More


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