International Modernism


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International Modernism

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(Architecture) See International Style
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Jay McVicker and Postwar American Art", Louise Siddons (Associate Professor of Art History at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater) fills a curious gap in the history of American art by exploring and rescuing from obscurity McVicker's career and contributions to international modernism. Featuring nearly one hundred full-color reproductions of McVicker's works, "Centering Modernism" showcases the extraordinary range of his artistry.
For a student in her twenties, she had made a considerable mark in the world of international modernism.
Providing plenty of historical background, the show seeks to explain the enduring appeal of Japanese architecture to the world and its success as a major center of international modernism.
Rothesay Pavilion, recently named one of Scotland's 10 favourite buildings and a fab example of 1930s' International Modernism, is being refurbished.
Bardaouil is a professor, curator and art historian who primarily researches international Modernism. He has taught at Universities such as the American University of Beirut, New York University, and is one of the founders of Art Reoriented, a unique platform showcasing arts across multiple disciplines, situated in both NYC and Munich.
Earlier generations of critics and scholars viewed him as a key exemplar of international modernism, whose experiments in literary form had somehow lifted his writing out of the morass of Irish history and placed it on a universal aesthetic plane.
Contributors in religion, literature, philosophy, and political science introduce the ideas of psychologist and philosopher William James, plumb his relationship to modernist studies, and chart his influence on American and international modernism. Chapters in Part 1 analyze various books by William James.
The continued modernization of Japan since the Meiji Period saw many Japanese architects visiting the West, such as Tange, who then fused traditional Japanese and Western modernist styles to bring the style called "international modernism" to Japan.
The book's tight focus on Anglo-American writers invites scholars of international modernism to theorize autobiography in modernist culture of other geographies.
His art (even he has said he has no idea what art is about) is based on the tradition of international modernism (in Finland it appears in a form of constructivism) in context of contemporary art.
By the 1950s--early '6os, these artists had embarked on a sustained engagement with international modernism in the context of social and political developments following independence in 1947, that included the rapid rise of mass media.
Against this "fake" global lit and its "toothless ecumenicalism," the n+1 editors call for an oppositional project marked by a "thorny internationalism" that would take its inspiration from the formal innovations of the avant-gardes of international modernism and from what they call the "truth" content of international socialism.

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