20TH CENTURY MOVEMENTS

PUBLISHER
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

BOOK FORMAT
Slipcased, 9 x 12 in. / 706 pgs / 378 color 709 bw

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of print

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2002

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780870705182 TRADE
List Price: $125.00 CDN $150.00

AVAILABILITY
Not available

BROWSE THE 2018 FALL CATALOG

From 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin' to 'The Swimming Pool in Photography' to 'Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance,' with new monographs on Yayoi Kusama, Hilma af Klint, James Turrell and Jack Whitten, and announcing D.A.P. distribution for Glenstone Museum and SPBH Editions.

  

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Primitivism In 20Th Century Art

Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern

By Paul Gauguin. Artwork by Constantin Brancusi, Jacques Lipchitz, Amadeo Modigliani, Henri Moore, Alberto Giacometti, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso. Edited by William Rubin. Contributions by Kirk Varnedoe. Text by Ezio Bassani, Christian Feest, Sidney Geist, Donald Gordon, Jean Laude, Gail Levin, Jean-Louis Paudrat, Philippe Peltier, Laura Rosenstock, Alan Wilkinson, Evan Maurer, Richard Oldenburg, Jack Flam, Rosalind Krauss.

In 1906 tribal sculpture was ědiscoveredî by 20th century artists; these objects had suddenly become relevant because of changes in the nature of modern art itself. These two volumes comprise the first comprehensive scholarly treatment in half a century of the crucial influence of the tribal arts--particularly those of Africa and Oceania--on modern painters and sculptors. In this visually stunning and intellectually provocative work, 19 essays confront complex aesthetic, art-historical, and sociological problems posed by this dramatic chapter in the history of modern art. The main body of the book contains a series of essays on primitivism in the works of Gauguin, the Fauves, Picasso, Brancusi, the German Expressionists, Lipchitz, Modigliani, Klee, Giacometti, Moore, the Surrealists, and the Abstract Expressionists. It concludes with a discussion of primitivist contemporary artists, including those involved in earthworks, shamanism, and ritual-inspired performances.
Primitivism In 20Th Century Art

STATUS: Out of print | 6/1/2005

For assistance locating a copy, please see our list of recommended out of print specialists

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ART

Sensing the Future: Moholy-Nagy, Media and the Arts

SENSING THE FUTURE: MOHOLY-NAGY, MEDIA AND THE ARTS

By Oliver Botar.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784334 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 11/17/2014
Active | In stock


Speed Limits

SPEED LIMITS

By Jeffrey T. Schnapp.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857201757 | US $39.00

Pub Date: 9/8/2009
Active | In stock


Venice 1948-1986

VENICE 1948-1986

By Luca Massimo Barbero.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876247446 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 9/5/2006
Active | In stock


Some Aesthetic Decisions

SOME AESTHETIC DECISIONS

By Bonnie Clearwater.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857234793 | US $37.50

Pub Date: 10/3/2017
Active | In stock


Virginia Dwan and Dwan Gallery

VIRGINIA DWAN AND DWAN GALLERY

Edited by Germano Celant.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222493 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 1/10/2017
Active | In stock


Hanne Tyrmi

HANNE TYRMI

Edited by Hanne Tyrmi. Text by Line Ulekleiv, Lotte Konow Lund, Tone Lyngstad Nyaas.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222615 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/10/2015
Active | In stock


Pattern and Decoration: Ornament as Promise

PATTERN AND DECORATION: ORNAMENT AS PROMISE

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960984009 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 11/20/2018
Forthcoming


Taten des Lichts

TATEN DES LICHTS

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775744072 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 11/20/2018
Forthcoming


Post Zang Tumb Tuuum: Art Life Politics

POST ZANG TUMB TUUUM: ART LIFE POLITICS

FONDAZIONE PRADA

ISBN: 9788887029710 | US $130.00

Pub Date: 8/28/2018
Active | In stock


With the Eyes of Others

WITH THE EYES OF OTHERS

ELIZABETH DEE/MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE OF HUNGARY/BALASSI INSTITUTE

ISBN: 9789637038631 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/23/2018
Forthcoming


Echo Room

ECHO ROOM

Edited with text by Anne Gregersen. Text by Karen Benedicte Busk Jepsen, Yannis Hadjinicolaou, Axel Heil, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775743662 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 8/28/2018
Active | In stock


Source and Stimulus: Polke, Lichtenstein, Laing

SOURCE AND STIMULUS: POLKE, LICHTENSTEIN, LAING

Text by Marco Livingstone, David E. Brauer, Jeanette Joslin Russell.

LéVY GORVY

ISBN: 9781944379223 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 11/20/2018
Forthcoming




print icon







ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com