Item #17-1574 Beyond the Mainstream: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Art. (First Edition). Peter Howard Selz.

Beyond the Mainstream: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Art. (First Edition).

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 8vo. 334 pp. Very Good+. Hard Cover. Black cloth covered boards. No Dust Jacket. B&W plates throughout.

ISBN: 9780521554138 0521554136 9780521556248.

From the Collection of the Art Historian Peter Selz.

This 1998 selection of essays by a prominent art historian, critic, and curator of modern art, examines twentieth-century art and artists who have operated outside the established art world. In lucid and accessible prose, Peter Selz explores modern art as it reflects the transformation of politics and culture.

Contents:
Part I. Europe: 1. Ferdinand Hodler (1972); 2. Art in a turbulent era: German and Austrian Expressionism (1978); 3. Emergence of the Avant-Garde: first German autumn Salon of 1913 (1991); 4. Schoenberg and the visual arts (1974); 5. The persistence of Expressionism: the second generation (1989); 6. German realism of the twenties: the artist as social critic (1980); 7. Max Beckmann: the self-portraits (1992); 8. Degenerate Art reconstructed (1991); 9. Revival and survival of Expressionist trends in the art of the GDR (1989); 10. Eduardo Chillida: art in the public domain (1986, 1988); Part II. Atlantic Crossing: 11. Americans abroad (1993); 12. The impact from abroad: foreign guests and visitors in California (1996); 13. Modernism comes to Chicago: the Institute of Design (1996); 14. New images of man (1959); 15. Directions in Kinetic sculpture (1966); Part III. United States: 16. Max Beckmann in America (1984); 17. Sam Francis: Blue Balls (1991); 18. Agnes Denes: the artist as universalist (1992); 19. The flaccid art (1963); 20. Notes on Funk (1967); 21. Llyn Foulkes' work of the 1960s: images of disruption and illusion (1987); 22. Harold Persico Paris (1992); 23. Rupert Garcia: the artist as advocate (1991); 24. Oh Say Can You See? Flags: Johns to Burkhardt (1992); 25. Bedri Baykam: American xenophobia and Expressionist dreams (1986). Item #17-1574

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