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Summary

A Comprehensive Overview - available in digital and print formats History of Modern Artis a visual comprehensive overview of the modern art field. It traces the trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. The seventh edition deepens its discussions on social conditions that have affected the production and reception of modern and contemporary art. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Understand the origins of modern art Provide an analysis of artworks based on formal and contextual elements Recognize the influences of social conditions on modern art 0205955517 / 9780205955510 History of Modern Art Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205259472 / 9780205259472 History of Modern Art (Paperback)

Author Biography

Elizabeth C. Mansfield  is Vice President for Scholarly Programs at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.  She  has taught art history at New York University and the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee . A scholar of modern European art and art historiography, her publications include books and articles on topics ranging from the origins of modernism to Picasso’s Demoiselles d’Avignon to the contemporary performance and body art of Orlan. Her 2007 book Too Beautiful to Picture : Zeus, Myth, and Mimesis was awarded the College Art Association’s Charles Rufus Morey book prize.

 

 

The late H.H. Arnason was a distinguished art historian, educator, and museum administrator who for many years was Vice President for Art Administration of the Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York. He began his professional life in academia, teaching at Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and the University of Hawaii. From 1947 to 1961, Arnason was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

In this Section:
1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

 


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1: The Origins of Modern Art

Chapter 2: The Search for Truth: Early Photography, Realism, and Impressionism

Chapter 3: Post-Impressionism

Chapter 4: Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and the Beginnings of Expressionism

Chapter 5: The New Century: Experiments in Color and Form

Chapter 6: Expressionism in Germany and Austria

Chapter 7: Cubism

Chapter 8: Early Modern Architecture

Chapter 9: European Art after Cubism

Chapter 10: Picturing the Wasteland: Western Europe during World War I

Chapter 11: Art in France after World War I

Chapter 12: Clarity, Certainty, and Order: De Stijl and the Pursuit of Geometric Abstraction

Chapter 13: Bauhaus and the Teaching of Modernism

Chapter 14: Surrealism

Chapter 15: American Art Before World War II

Chapter 16: Abstract Expressionism and the New American Sculpture

Chapter 17:  Postwar European Art

Chapter 18: Nouveau Réalisme and Fluxus

Chapter 19: Taking Chances with Popular Culture

Chapter 20: Playing by the Rules: Sixties Abstraction

Chapter 21: Modernism in Architecture at Mid-Century

Chapter 22: Conceptual and Activist Art

Chapter 23: Post-Minimalism, Earth Art, and New Imagists

Chapter 24: Postmodernism

Chapter 25: Painting through History

Chapter 26: New Perspectives on Art and Audience

Chapter 27: Contemporary Art and Globalization

 



  FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

 

Chapter 1: The Origins of Modern Art

    Making Art and Artists: The Role of the Critic

    The Modern Artist

    What Does It Mean to Be an Artist?: From Academic Emulation toward Romantic Originality

    Making Sense of a Turbulent World: The Legacy of Neoclassicism and Romanticism

 

Chapter 2: The Search for Truth: Early Photography, Realism, and Impressionism

    New Ways of Seeing: Photography and its Influence

    Only the Truth: Realism

    Seizing the Moment: Impressionism and the Avant-Garde

    From Realism to Impressionism

    Nineteenth-Century Art in the United States

 

Chapter 3: Post-Impressionism

    The Poetic Science of Color: Seurat and the Neo-Impressionist

    Form and Nature: Paul Cézanne

    The Triumph of Imagination: Symbolism

    An Art Reborn: Rodin and Sculpture at the Fin de Siècle

    Primitivism and the Avant-Garde: Gauguin and Van Gogh

    A New Generation of Prophets: The Nabis

    Montmartre: At Home with the Avant-Garde

 

Chapter 4: Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and the Beginnings of Expressionism

    “A Return to Simplicity”: The Arts and Crafts Movement and Experimental

    Architecture

    Experiments in Synthesis: Modernism beside the Hearth

    With Beauty at the Reins of Industry: Aestheticism and Art Nouveau

    Natural Forms for the Machine Age: The Art Nouveau Aesthetic

    Painting and Graphic Art

    Toward Expressionism: Late Nineteenth-Century Avant-Garde Painting beyond France

 

Chapter 5: The New Century: Experiments in Color and Form

    Fauvism

    “Purity of Means” in Practice: Henri Matisse’s Early Career

    “Wild Beasts” Tamed: Derain, Vlaminck, and Dufy

    Religious Art for a Modern Age: Georges Rouault

    The Belle Époque on Film: The Lumière Brothers and Lartigue

    Modernism on a Grand Scale: Matisse’s Art after Fauvism

    Forms of the Essential: Constantin Brancusi

 

Chapter 6: Expressionism in Germany and Austria

    From Romanticism to Expressionism: Corinth and Modersohn-Becker

    Spanning the Divide between Romanticism and Expressionism: Die Brücke

    The Spiritual Dimension: Der Blaue Reiter

    Expressionist Sculpture

    Self-Examination: Expressionism in Austria

 

Chapter 7: Cubism

    Immersed in Tradition: Picasso’s Early Career

    Beyond Fauvism: Braque’s Early Career

    “Two Mountain Climbers Roped Together”: Braque, Picasso, and the

    Development of Cubism

    Constructed Spaces: Cubist Sculpture

    An Adaptable Idiom: Developments in Cubist Painting in Paris

    Other Agendas: Orphism and Other Experimental Art in

 

Chapter 8: Early Modern Architecture

    “Form Follows Function”: The Chicago School and the Origins of the Skyscraper

    Modernism in Harmony with Nature: Frank Lloyd Wright

    Temples for the Modern City: American Classicism 1900—15

    New Simplicity Versus Art Nouveau: Vienna Before World War I

    Tradition and Innovation: The German Contribution to Modern Architecture

    Toward the International Style: The Netherlands and Belgium

 

Chapter 9: European Art after Cubism

    Fantasy Through Abstraction: Chagall and the Metaphysical School

    “Running on Shrapnel”: Futurism in Italy

    “Our Vortex is Not Afraid”: Wyndham Lewis and Vorticism

    A World Ready for Change: The Avant-Garde in Russia

    Utopian Visions: Russian Constructivism

 

Chapter 10: Picturing the Wasteland: Western Europe during World War I

    The World Turned Upside Down: The Birth of Dada

    “Her Plumbing and Her Bridges”: Dada Comes to America

    “Art is Dead”: Dada in Germany

    Idealism and Disgust: The “New Objectivity” in Germany

 

Chapter 11: Art in France after World War I

    Eloquent Figuration: Les Maudits

    Dedication to Color: Matisse’s Later Career

    Celebrating the Good Life: Dufy’s Later Career

    Eclectic Mastery: Picasso’s Career after the War

    Sensuous Analysis: Braque’s Later Career

    Austerity and Elegance: Léger, Le Corbusier, and Ozenfant

 

Chapter 12: Clarity, Certainty, and Order: De Stijl and the Pursuit of Geometric Abstraction

    The de Stijl Idea

    Mondrian: Seeking the Spiritual Through the Rational

    Van Doesburg, de Stijl, and Elementarism

    De Stijl Realized: Sculpture and Architecture

 

Chapter 13: Bauhaus and the Teaching of Modernism

    Audacious Lightness: The Architecture of Gropius

    The Building as Entity: The Bauhaus

    The Vorkurs: Basis of the Bauhaus Curriculum

    Die Werkmeistern: Craft Masters at the Bauhaus

    From Bauhaus Dessau to Bauhaus U.S.A.

 

Chapter 14: Surrealism

    Breton and the Background to Surrealism

    “Art is a Fruit”: Arp’s Later Career

    Hybrid Menageries: Ernst’s Surrealist Techniques

    “Night, Music, and Stars”: Miró and Organic—Abstract Surrealism

    Methodical Anarchy: André Masson

    Enigmatic Landscapes: Tanguy and Dalí

    Surrealism beyond France and Spain: Magritte, Delvaux, Bellmer, Matta, and Lam

    Women and Surrealism: Oppenheim, Cahun, Maar, Tanning, and Carrington

    Never Quite “One of Ours”: Picasso and Surrealism

    Pioneer of a New Iron Age: Julio González

    Surrealism’s Sculptural Language: Giacometti’s Early Career

    Surrealist Sculpture in Britain: Moore

    Bizarre Juxtapositions: Photography and Surrealism

 

Chapter 15: American Art Before World War II

    American Artist as Cosmopolitan: Romaine Brooks

    The Truth about America: The Eight and Social Criticism

    A Rallying Place for Modernism: 291 Gallery and the Stieglitz Circle

    Coming to America: The Armory Show

    Sharpening the Focus on Color and Form: Synchromism and Precisionism

    The Harlem Renaissance

    Painting the American Scene: Regionalists and Social Realists

    Documents of an Era: American Photographers Between the Wars

    Social Protest and Personal Pain: Mexican Artists

    The Avant-Garde Advances: Toward American Abstract Art

    Sculpture in America Between the Wars

 

Chapter 16: Abstract Expressionism and the New American Sculpture

    Mondrian in New York: The Tempo of the Metropolis

    Entering a New Arena: Modes of Abstract Expressionism

    The Picture as Event: Experiments in Gestural Painting

    Complex Simplicities: Color Field Painting

    Drawing in Steel: Constructed Sculpture

    Textures of the Surreal: Biomorphic Sculpture and Assemblage

    Expressive Vision: Developments in American Photography

 

Chapter 17:  Postwar European Art

    Re-evaluations and Violations: Figurative Art in France

    A Different Art: Abstraction in France

    Postwar Juxtapositions: Figuration and Abstraction in Italy and Spain

    “Forget It and Start Again”: The CoBrA Artists and Hundertwasser

    The Postwar Body: British Sculpture and Painting

    Marvels of Daily Life: European Photographers

     

Chapter 18: Nouveau Réalisme and Fluxus

    “Sensibility in Material Form”: Klein

    Fluxus

 

Chapter 19: Taking Chances with Popular Culture

    “This is Tomorrow”: Pop Art in Britain

    Signs of the Times: Pop Art in the United States

    Getting Closer to Life: Happenings and Environments

    “Just Look at the Surface”: The Imagery of Everyday Life  

    Poetics of the “New Gomorrah”: West Coast Artists

    Personal Documentaries: The Snapshot Aesthetic in American Photography

 

Chapter 20: Playing by the Rules: Sixties Abstraction

    Drawing the Veil: Post Painterly Abstraction

    At an Oblique Angle: Diebenkorn

    Forming the Unit: Hard-Edge Painting

    Seeing Things: Op Art

    New Media Mobilized: Motion and Light

    The Limits of Modernism: Minimalism

    Complex Unities: Photography and Minimalism

 

Chapter 21: Modernism in Architecture at Mid-Century

    “The Quiet Unbroken Wave”: The Later Work of Wright and Le Corbusier

    Purity and Proportion: The International Style in America

    Internationalism Contextualized: Developments in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia

    Breaking the Mold: Experimental Housing

    Arenas for Innovation: Major Public Projects

 

Chapter 22: Conceptual and Activist Art

    Art as Language

    Conceptual Art as Cultural Critique

    The Medium Is the Message: Early Video Art

    When Art Becomes Artist: Body Art

    Radical Alternatives: Feminist Art

    Erasing the Boundaries between Art and Life: Later Feminist Art

    Invisible to Visible: Art and Racial Politics

 

Chapter 23: Post-Minimalism, Earth Art, and New Imagists

    Metaphors for Life: Process Art

    Big Outdoors: Earthworks and Land Art

    Public Statements: Monuments and Large-Scale Sculpture

    Body of Evidence: Figurative Art

    Animated Surfaces: Pattern and Decoration

    Figure and Ambiguity: New Image Art

 

Chapter 24: Postmodernism

    Postmodernism in Architecture

    “Complexity and Contradiction”: The Reaction Against Modernism Sets In

    In Praise of “Messy Vitality”: Postmodernist Eclecticism

    Ironic Grandeur: Postmodern Architecture and History

    What Is a Building?: Constructivist and Deconstructivist Architecture

    Structure as Metaphor: Architectural Allegories

    Flexible Spaces: Architecture and Urbanism

    Postmodern Practices: Breaking Art History

 

Chapter 25: Painting through History

    Primal Passions: Neo-Expressionism

    Searing Statements: Painting as Social Conscience

    In the Empire of Signs: Neo-Geo

    The Sum of Many Parts: Abstraction in the 1980s

    Taking Art to the Streets: Graffiti and Cartoon Artists

    Painting Art History

 

Chapter 26: New Perspectives on Art and Audience

    Commodity Art

    Postmodern Arenas: Installation Art

    Strangely Familiar: British and American Sculpture

    Reprise and Reinterpretation: Art History as Art

    New Perspectives on Childhood and Identity

    The Art of Biography

    Meeting Points: New Approaches to Abstraction

 

Chapter 27: Contemporary Art and Globalization

    Lines That Define Us: Locating and Crossing Borders

    Skin Deep: Identity and the Body

    Occupying the Art World

    Globalization and Arts Institutions


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