Modernists and Mavericks:Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters Martin Gayford
A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the 20th century. In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic talent ever assembled. It begins in October 1900, as a teenage Pablo Picasso, eager for fame and fortune, first makes his way up the hillside of Paris´ famous windmill-topped district. Over the next decade, among the studios, salons, cafés, dance halls, and galleries of Montmartre, the young Spaniard joins the likes of Henri Matisse, André Derain, Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Braque, Amedeo Modigliani, Constantin Brancusi, Gertrude Stein, and many more in revolutionizing artistic expression. Sue Roe has blended exceptional scholarship with graceful prose to write this remarkable group portrait of the men and women who profoundly changed the arts of painting, sculpture, dance, music, literature, and fashion. She describes the origins of movements like fauvism, cubism, and futurism and reconstructs the stories behind immortal paintings by Picasso and Matisse. Relating the colorful lives and complicated relationships of this dramatic bohemian scene, Roe illuminates the excitement of the moment when these bold experiments in artistic representation and performance began to take shape. A thrilling account, In Montmartre captures an extraordinary group on the cusp of fame and immortality. Through their stories, Roe brings to life one of the key moments in the history of art. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emma Bering. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/002563/bk_peng_002563_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´Pascendi Dominici Gregis´´ is a papal encyclical letter promulgated by Pope Pius X on September 8, 1907. The pope condemned modernism and a whole range of other principles described as ´´evolutionary´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Hanko. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/119916/bk_acx0_119916_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Modernist Visions in Taos:Mabel Dodge Luhan and the Artists of the Stieglitz Circle. 1., Aufl. Katja Fauth
Migrating Modernist Performance:British Theatrical Travels Through Russia. 1st ed. 2016 C. Warden