Remarkable Modernisms: Contemporary American Authors on Modern Art

Remarkable Modernisms: Contemporary American Authors on Modern Art

by Daniel Morris
     
 

How a select group of contemporary writers has responded to modern art. See more details below

Overview

How a select group of contemporary writers has responded to modern art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558497788
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Strangers and Selves: John Yau's Writings on Contemporary Art19
2"Death and Disaster": John Yau's Painterly Poems41
3"My Shoes": Charles Simic's Self-Portraits61
4Responsible Viewing: Charles Simic's Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell75
5Moving Pictures: Trauma of Style in Ann Beattie and Alex Katz91
6Stranded Objects and Saying Things: The Art Writings of Mark Strand113
7Performing Violence: Joyce Carol Oates on Boxing and the Paintings of George Bellows139
Conclusion: Surviving Death: Andy Warhol, artist, New York City, 8/20/69155
Notes163
Works Cited171
Index183

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