English Art and Modernism, 1900-1939 / Edition 2

English Art and Modernism, 1900-1939 / Edition 2

by Charles Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300059868

ISBN-13: 9780300059861

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

This lavishly illustrated book is both a detailed history of the development of modern art in England in the early twentieth century and a study of the evolution of the concept of modernism among English artists, critics, and theorists.  See more details below

Overview

This lavishly illustrated book is both a detailed history of the development of modern art in England in the early twentieth century and a study of the evolution of the concept of modernism among English artists, critics, and theorists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300059861
Publisher:
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.92(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Pt. 1The Origins of Modernism in England
1Introduction: The Turn of the Century13
2From New English to Camden Town19
3'Post-Impressionism' and the 'New Movement'45
4Cubism, Futurism, Vorticism75
5The Great War115
Pt. 2Between the Wars
6Hiatus: 1919-1924145
7Still Life and Landscape in the Twenties167
8The Development of Modernism in Sculpture205
9The Early Thirties: Unit One231
10'Abstract' and 'Constructive' Art254
11The Later Thirties: Surrealism, 'Realism', Romanticism294
12Postscript: The Euston Road School333
Appendix: The Seven & Five Society345
Notes348
List of Illustrations386
Selected Bibliography395
Additional Bibliography, 1993401
Index402

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >