Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, and the First American Avant-Garde

Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, and the First American Avant-Garde

by Jonathan Weinberg
     
 

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This provocative book explores the representation of male homosexuality in American art in the first half of the twentieth century. Focusing on the work of Charles Demuth and Marsden Hartley, it uncovers the sexual codes and references in their art and explores how the two men reconciled their production of a self-consciously "American" art with the representation…  See more details below

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This provocative book explores the representation of male homosexuality in American art in the first half of the twentieth century. Focusing on the work of Charles Demuth and Marsden Hartley, it uncovers the sexual codes and references in their art and explores how the two men reconciled their production of a self-consciously "American" art with the representation of their own marginalized status as both homosexuals and avant-garde artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300062540
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Series:
Yale Publications in the History of Art
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.69(d)

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