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Modernism and the museum : Asian, African, and Pacific art and the London avant-garde

Author/Creator:
Arrowsmith, Rupert Richard Author
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Series:
Oxford English monographs.
Oxford English monographs Modernism and the museum
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Other Title:
Modernism and the museum
Oxford English monographs
Subjects:
Modernism (Art) -- African influences -- London -- England.
Modernism (Art) -- Influence.
Modernism (Literature) -- Influence.
Art, Asian.
Art, Pacific Island.
Museums.
Language:
English
Summary:
By demonstrating that many of the concepts and styles associated with modernism were actually derived directly from cultures such as Japan, China, Korea, India, Egypt, Assyria, West Africa, and the Pacific Islands, this book provides an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of modernist art and literature in the West.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed Dec. 16, 2010).
ISBN:
9780191595684 (ebook) :
0191595683 (ebook) :