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Riassunto: Fauve paintings, with their bold distortion of forms and exuberant colour, created great controversy when they were first exhibited in the early years of the 20th century. In this account of Fauvism, James Herbert examines significant paintings of the most famous members of the school - Matisse, Derain and Vlaminck - and shows that what appeared to be their artistic simplicity in fact disguised an involvement in many of the pressing issues of the day. Herbert examines key paintins that exemplify the central themes of Fauvism, analyzing them in the light of the political-cultural debates of the time and relating them to other visual and verbal texts - from political tracts and art-critical writings to tourist postcards and travel guidebooks. Herbert argues that Fauve pictures defined an aesthetic of the landscape that facilitated the cultural expansion of Parisians into the suburbs as residents and into the south of France and overseas as tourists. Matisse's pictures of nudes both articulated a gendered dynamic vision and contributed to the colonial project of knowing Africa. And Fauve paintings, by combining the "grande tradition" of classical painting with the legacy of Impressionism and post-Impressionism, fused tradition and innovation to portray a national culture. In examining the paintings in their broader contexts, Herbert establishes how they redefined and reconfigured the artistic traditions that they inherited and how they dissimulated politics as art. This book should be of interest to art historians, cultural historians and those involved in the investigation of the politics of representation.
From Library Journal:
Revealing his enthusiasm for the Fauve painting of the first decade of the 20th century, Herbert admittedly "cobbles together... a negotiation across time" through his interpretations of various audiences and associations contemporary with Fauvism. Concentrating on the works of Matisse, Derain, and Vlaminck, he enters into a detailed discussion comparing their paintings with various other movements from Impressionism to Cubism, interspersing critical and literary references and snippets of the history surrounding the period. Crammed with facts, this book often reads like a lecture series, but it does include 18 color plates and 75 black-and- white illustrations. Fauve specialists and some academics may find this appealing.
- Ellen Bates, New York
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Titolo: Fauve Painting: The Making of Cultural ...
Casa editrice: Yale University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1992
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Yale University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0300050682 Dispatched within 2 business days. Codice libro della libreria Z0300050682Z2
Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: VeryGood. Nice copy with light cover wear. Pages clean with tight binding. May contain owners name or gift inscription on inside cover. Item may or may not contain online codes or CD. Fast Shipping. Codice libro della libreria 46YEPL000OJD
Descrizione libro Yale University Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Condizione sovraccoperta: No Dust Jacket. Name inside no DJ else fine; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Codice libro della libreria 1000114628
Descrizione libro Yale University Press, U.S.A., 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1992 Yale University Press. Hard cover book in dust jacket. Book is tight, clean & square with no rips, stains, writing or markings of any kind. Dust jacket is clean and completely intact with some scratches to the mylar surface but no other flaws. Codice libro della libreria 000538
Descrizione libro Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: VG, Like New. Forest green cloth, white & illus. dust jacket, 224 pp., BW & color illus. "Explores how the paintings of Henri Matisse, Andre Derain and Maurice Vlaminck engaged many of the pressing issues of their day, and simultaneously camouflaged that engagement. Fauve pictures depicted the landscape in a manner that facilitated the cultural expansion of sophisticated Parisians into the suburbs as residents and into the south of France and overseas as tourists." (dj). Codice libro della libreria 136790
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97803000506843.0
Descrizione libro Yale University Press, New Haven., 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Large 8vo, hardcover. Good condition in vg+ dj. NOT ex-library. Tiny check-mark in margin of just 5 early pgs, contents otherwise bright & clean; dj glossy. 224 p., illus. (some color). Codice libro della libreria 1130307.17
Descrizione libro Yale University Press,, New Haven & London, 1992. Cloth. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. D.j., 224 p. 92 ill. (27 color). Bibliography, p. 213-221. Codice libro della libreria 027497
Descrizione libro Yale Univ Press, New Haven & London, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. 1st Edition. This First Edition art hardback was published by Yale University Press in 1992. The book is bound in dark green cloth over stiff boards. Spine titles are in white; there are clean cream endpapers. The 224 pages are clean, unmarked and tight. The book is well illustrated with both black-and-white and colour photographs. The book's size in inches is 10.4 x 7.8 and it weighs 1.00 kg. As with all our sales of books within the UK, we only ever charge a flat standard delivery cost of £3.35. Codice libro della libreria 000081
Descrizione libro Yale University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0300050682 This book is shelved in the Art - General section of our retail store and may require extra shipping time - Crisp clean hardcover with light shelfwear to the dustjacket. NICE!. Codice libro della libreria Z0300050682Z2