1900-1919: The Avant-Garde Movements

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1900-1919: The Avant-garde Movements is part of a monumental art reference series that offers a complete and up-to-date survey of the major movements and art phenomena of the 1900s and the first years of the new millennium in an original interdisciplinary analysis of artistic culture. It provides an extraordinary repertory of images and a vast source of information, enriched fact-finding windows and technical information compiled by experts. This first volume in the series highlights the artistic situation at the beginning of the last century and explores the different artistic choices taken in the search for modernity and of art as a total experience.

The first volume, 1900-1919: The Avant-garde Movements, examines avant-garde movements in the years between 1900 and 1901—the Fauves, the Cubists and others—both as complex syntheses of nineteenth century artistic culture and as alternatives to the traditional language of figurative art. The period examined starts with emblematic moments such as the Great Exhibition in Paris, which opened a century of technological marvels, and closes with the end of the initial phase of the Dada movement and the foundation of the Bauhaus school.

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Product Code 1009841
ISBN 9788876246043
editor Gabriella Belli
format Hardback
Pages 456
published Sep 2006
publisher Skira Editore
series Art of the Twentieth Century
Dimensions 21.6 cm X 28.4 cm X 3.6 cm

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