Description - Post-Impressionism to World War II by Debbie Lewer
Post-Impressionism to World War II is an exciting anthology of the best art history writings of the Post-Impressionist period. Several key essays by critics including Benjamin, Greenberg and Burger knit together primary sources and classic, "canonical" criticism. * Collects the most important writings on art history from Post-Impressionism to the mid-20th century, covering both canonical and contemporary perspectives * Offers a chronicle of avant-garde practice during an especially creative, if volatile, period of history * Features several key essays by critics including Benjamin, Greenberg and Burger * Includes recent critical interventions from a range of methodological perspectives - both well-known and less familiar * Organizes material thematically, and features introductory essays to each of the five sections * Provides a valuable, stimulating resource for students and teachers alike and offers new ways to think about and teach this important period in art history.
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(243mm x 172mm x 22mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Debbie Lewer
Debbie Lewer is Lecturer in Art History at the University of Glasgow. She has published essays in
Dada Zurich: A Clown s Game from Nothing (edited by B. Pichon and K. Rihs, 1996) and
Printed Matters: Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in the Modern Period, (edited by M. Gee and T. Kirk, 2000).