Modernism is a general term applied retrospectively to the wide range of experimental and avant-garde trends in the early 20th century.
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Armory Show 1913
Linda Larson's thesis on the Armory Show of 1913 which introduced Americans to a new "modern art" challenging and changing the idea of what makes art "art." Biographies on many of the artists.
An illustrated study in five chapters by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe.
Modernism: Special Report
A collection of articles, reviews and letters from the archives of Guardian Unlimited.
Clement Greenberg's first essay on this subject focusing mainly on pictorial art. First published 1960.
Seeing Moore: The case of two critics, Herbert Read and Peter Fuller
Essay by David Cohen comparing the views of the two British critics. Published in 1991 in the annual publication of the International Association of Art Critics.
Article covering the history, goals and critical controversy of this movement.
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