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The successive impacts of Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, and Futurism
had been felt and absorbed there. Thanks to wealthy bourgeois collectors like
Sergey Shchukin and Ivan Morozov, an artist (with the right connections) could
What came out of this desire was a movement named Fauvism. What's in a name
? Not much, the historian of art is bound to answer. Cubism was not about cubes,
nor was Fauvism about wild beasts. When in 1905 an affable critic looked ...
In his Murnau landscapes of 1909, the shapes of hill, tree, and steam-train (plate
204) bear witness to the influence of Fauvism; but their odd ballooning and
bustling, as though the weight of things were unmoored by the energy of colour, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review