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Nineveh, Amarna, Kyoto: Gill, Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, and the Direct Carving Revolution

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that the key technical innovation of Modernist sculpture—the switch from clay modelling to direct carving in stone —was prompted by the desire of London sculptors such as Epstein, ... More


The Dead Hand of Athens: Jacob Epstein, James Havard Thomas, and Provincialism in European Art

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the British Museum was deliberately designed to position European art above that of other culture provinces, and that this damaged the ability of artists and writers based in ... More


Social Experiments with Modernism

Darby English

in 1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226131054
eISBN:
9780226274737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274737.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book focuses two exhibitions that brought modernist painting and sculpture into the heart of United States cultural ... More


‘The More Serious Art that One Likes’: T. E. Hulme, Jacob Epstein, and the Making of a Global Classicism

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the development of T. E. Hulme's mature philosophy was highly dependent on alterations in the way he interpreted the art of various periods and cultures. His early fixation on ... More


1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Darby English

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226131054
eISBN:
9780226274737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274737.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book explores the year 1971, when two exhibitions opened that brought modernist painting and sculpture into the burning heart of United States cultural politics: Contemporary Black Artists in ... More


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