Surrealism and the Visual Arts: Theory and Reception

Surrealism and the Visual Arts: Theory and Reception

by Kim Grant
     
 

This 2005 study traces the development of Surrealist theory of visual art and its reception.See more details below

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This 2005 study traces the development of Surrealist theory of visual art and its reception.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107403345
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/26/2012
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,356,759
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Poetry in the Theory and Criticism of Modern Painting in France: 1. The tradition of poetry and lyricism in French art criticism; 2. Modern painting as poetic language; 3. The discovery of lyricism; 4. André Breton and modern art; Part II. Establishing a Surrealist Visual Art: 5. Defining Surrealism; 6. Defining Surrealist visual art; 7. Surrealism and painting I: the foundation of Surrealist art; 8. La Peinture Surréaliste: the presentation of Surrealist art and its reception; 9. Surrealism and painting II: materialism and morality; Part III. The Threat of Surrealist Art: 10. Initiating the challenge; 11. Surrealism and painting III: avoiding automatism; 12. Appropriating automatism; 13. Realism and Surrealism; Part IV. Poetry Made Concrete: 14. Defying painting; 15. Remaking reality; 16. Automatic style; 17. Conclusion: Surrealism as an institution.

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