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Andre Salmon on French Modern Art

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Publisher Comments:

André Salmon was one of the premier art critics of his day and the author of two important eyewitness accounts of early twentieth century art in France, La jeune peinture française and La jeune sculpture française. These works capture the revolutionary spirit of the period and include references and jokes of a small coterie of artists and poets that included Picasso, Guillaume Apollinare, Max Jacob, Georges Braque, and Salmon himself. This is the first English-language translation of Salmon's first two books, which serve as the primary sources on the Fauves, the Cubists, and their avant-garde contemporaries. Gersh-Neoic's translation includes annotations that expand upon the period.

Synopsis:

This book is the first English-language translation of Andre Salmon's first two books.

About the Author

Beth S. Gersh-Nešic is Director of the New York Arts Exchange. She is the author of The Early Criticism of AndréSalmon: A Study of his Thoughts on Cubism (1991).

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. La jeune peinture française: 1. Foreword; 2. The Fauves; 3. Anecdotal history of Cubism; 4. Contemporary art; 5. A rebirth of French landscape painting; 6. Twentieth century women painters; Part II. La jeune sculpture française: 1. Foreword; 2. The fable of the Little Tin Fish; 3. Doctrine; 4. Under the Gates of Hell; 5. The West; 6. Figurative sculptors; 7. Sculptresses; 8. Humanism; 9. Cannibalism; 10. El Guitare.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521856584
Editor:
Gersh-Nesic, Beth S.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Gersh-Nesic, Beth S.
Author:
Salmon
Author:
Gersh-Nesic, Beth S.
Author:
Salmon, Andr
Author:
E
Author:
Salmon, Andre
Author:
Andr
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
European
Subject:
Art, french
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Art, French -- 20th century.
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224

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