Cosmopolitan Modernisms / Edition 1

Cosmopolitan Modernisms / Edition 1

by Kobena Mercer
     
 

Moments of crisis and innovation in modernism's cross-cultural past, from the reception of modernist art in colonial India to the experience of African American artists in theNew York art world of the 1950s.See more details below

Overview

Moments of crisis and innovation in modernism's cross-cultural past, from the reception of modernist art in colonial India to the experience of African American artists in theNew York art world of the 1950s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262633215
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Annotating Art's Histories: Cross-Cultural Perspectives in the Visual Arts
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Reflections on modern art and national identity in colonial India : an interview24
White walls, white skins : cosmopolitanism and colonialism in inter-war modernist architecture50
Surrealism faced with cultural difference68
The post-modern modernism of Wifredo Lam86
Norman Lewis : 'how to get black'102
Romare Bearden, 1964 : collage as Kunstwollen124
C. L. R. James as a critical theorist of modernist art146
Neoconcretism and minimalism : on Ferreira Gullar's theory of the non-object168

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