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An art of our own : the spiritual in twentieth-century art

Author: Roger Lipsey
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Random House, 1997, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Lipsey
ISBN: 157062268X 9781570622687
OCLC Number: 1059258302
Description: xxiii, 518 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Abstraction : a religious art --
sometimes --
Early guides --
Wassily Kandinsky in the years of "On the Spiritual in art" --
Cubism --
Piet Mondrian : the universal towers above us --
Orphism : giving all to the sun (Robert Delaunay, Frantisek Kupka) --
Marcel Duchamp : burning up all aesthetics --
Chance --
The Russian avant-garde : idea and ideology (Kasimir Malevich, constructivism) --
Paul Klee : closer to the center --
The Bauhaus : part shooting gallery, part "Metaphysicum Abstractum" --
Kandinsky at the Bauhaus : a block of ice with a flame inside. Constantin Brancusi : negating the labyrinth --
Henri Matisse : in the studio with three floors --
The Mediterranean ethos : fill the cup and again cry (Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore) --
American Epiphany (Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Morris Louis, Ad Reinhardt) --
Isamu Noguchi : to comfort us with the reality of our being --
Modest masters (Ben Nicholson, Giorgio Morandi, Julius Bissier, Georgia O'Keeffe) --
The Photographers --
Seekers and brats : art in recent years --
The marketplace and the studio --
Enlightened patronage : Dag Hammarskjold at the UN --
Burning the light : art and teachings in our time (i.e. the Craft tradition).
Responsibility: Roger Lipsey.
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