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Sculpture 1900-1945 : after Rodin

Author: Penelope Curtis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford history of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the expansion of sculpture as an artistic form in Europe and the United States from 1900 to 1945. Well-known artists such as Brancusi, Arp, Tatlin, and Duchamp are covered alongside less familiar sculptors to provide a full picture of the diverse development of sculpture in this important period. Chapters focus on themes chosen to reflect the changing cultural and  Read more...

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Named Person: Plastik
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Curtis
ISBN: 0192842285 9780192842282 0192100459 9780192100450
OCLC Number: 41833973
Description: xi, 286 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The public place of sculpture --
The tradition of the monument --
Direct expression through the material --
The private arena: the possibilities of painting, pictorialism, and the spatial environment --
The object: function, invitation, and interaction --
A shared ideal : building a new environment --
The figurative ideal.
Series Title: Oxford history of art.
Responsibility: Penelope Curtis.


This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant growth of sculpture as an artistic form in Europe and America from 1900 to 1945. Using a clearly defined thematic structure it  Read more...


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