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Type/Face: Wassily Kandinsky and Walter Benjamin on language and perception

Annie Bourneuf

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00013
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter wagers that situating Walter Benjamin's early writings on language in conversation with Wassily Kandinsky’s in Der Blaue Reiter and Concerning the Spiritual in Art may elucidate ... More


The ‘primitive’ and the modern in Der Blaue Reiter almanac and the Folkwang Museum

Katherine Kuenzli

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00010
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter investigates formal pairings of modern and ‘primitive’ art in Der Blaue Reiter almanac (1912) and the Folkwang Museum in Hagen. Designed in 1902 by Henry van de Velde for Karl Ernst ... More


Kleinkunst and Gesamtkunstwerk in Munich and Zurich: Der Blaue Reiter and Dada

Deborah Lewer

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00012
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter argues for an extension of our historical view of Dada to include the vital influence of Munich and Der Blaue Reiter. It focuses on Hugo Ball, founder of Dada, and on his changing ... More


The Weimar Bauhaus Experiment: 1919 to 1925

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the rise and fall of the Weimar Bauhaus between 1919 and 1925. It begins by looking at the role of Walter Gropius in the establishment of Bauhaus, followed by a discussion of ... More


Introduction: why does Der Blaue Reiter still matter?

Dorothy Price and Christopher Short

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter lays out the purpose and contents of the volume. It begins by sketching the origins of Der Blaue Reiter, which was formed in 1911 by Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc and Gabriele Münter ... More


The ‘savages’ of Germany: a reassessment of the relationship between Der Blaue Reiter and Die Brücke

Christian Weikop

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the changing priorities of German gallerists, art critics and historians, concerning the significance of the first two manifestations of artistic expressionism, namely Die ... More


Designing: Discipline and Introspection at the Bauhaus

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

in Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines the role that kinaesthetic knowing played at the Bauhaus, even after the epistemological principle had fallen out of favor elsewhere. László Moholy-Nagy, Johannes Itten, Wassily ... More


Gesamtkunstwerk and Avant-Garde

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the total work as synthesis of the arts. It argues that the avant-gardes functioned as the bridge between aesthetic experimentation and programs of spiritual regeneration and/or ... More


Feeling blue: Der Blaue Reiter, Francophilia and the Tate Gallery, 1960

Nathan J. Timpano

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00014
Subject:
Art, Art History

In August 1960, the Arts Council of Great Britain, in conjunction with the Edinburgh Festival and the Tate Gallery, launched a major retrospective exhibition of Der Blaue Reiter artists, the first ... More


Concerning the Spiritual in Art: Magnificent Obsession and the Influence of Modernist Painting

Victoria L. Evans

in Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 investigates the influence of Modernist art and art theory on this highly sophisticated film artist's formal approach, which includes a rereading of Magnificent Obsession that has been ... More


“War Clouds”: Berlin and Vienna, 1911–1918

Joseph Auner

in A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095401
eISBN:
9780300127126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095401.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Due to mounting financial troubles, the possibility of professional advancement, and an unpleasant episode with a neighbor that could have turned into violence, Arnold Schoenberg decided to leave ... More


The Bride Stripped Bare

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Hinton’s writing on higher dimensions influenced artists as well as writers. Chapter 19 looks at how higher-dimensional geometry influenced the development of the visual arts in the twentieth ... More


Idea

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Pleasure in Drawing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This section focuses on form as the “idea,” the word used by Plato to designate the intelligible models of the real. According to Plato, idea signifies nothing other than “visible form.” One must ... More


German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Dorothy Price (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book presents new research on the histories and legacies of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter, the founding force behind modernist abstraction. For the first time Der Blaue Reiter ... More


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