fragile modernism

Whistler and his impressionist followers
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Yale University Press , New Haven
Whistler, James McNeill, -- 1834-1903 -- Criticism and interpretation, Whistler, James McNeill, -- 1834-1903 -- Influence, Impressionism (Art) -- En
StatementAnna Greutzner Robins.
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LC ClassificationsN6537.W4 R63 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL18003726M
ISBN 139780300135459
LC Control Number2007025369

This book, the first critical study of Whistler and his Impressionist followers, offers an in-depth analysis of Whistler's art as well as new insights into his modernist project. Using a wealth of primary material, Robins tracks the history of Whistler and his group and shows through testimony and practice that they were formulating an identity.

A fragile modernism: Whistler and his impressionist followers. [Anna Gruetzner Robins] -- "This book is the first critical study of Whistler and his Impressionist followers and offers an in-depth analysis of Whistler's art as well as new insights into his modernist project.

Whistler embarked on a new project in the s, working on a small scale in oil, pastel and watercolor to depict new London subjects and painting portraits of new urban types.

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Anna Gruetzner Robins shows how Whistler formed. 'A Fragile Modernism is the product of decades of thought, stringent visual analyisis and inspiration. No-one has closer knowledge of the New English Art Club, of the Royal Society of British Artists and of Whistler's disciples during the s than Dr Robins.

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Successfully walking a tightrope between cultural-historical musicology and reception history, Music and Ultra-Modernism in France: A Fragile Consensus, – tackles a wide range of issues, all of which assert a sense of purpose (to further the development of a French musical style), whether national, political, religious, or academic, felt by composers and critics alike during the.

Successfully walking a tightrope between cultural-historical musicology and reception history, Music and Ultra-Modernism in France: A Fragile Consensus, tackles a wide range of issues, all of which assert a sense of purpose (to further the development of a French musical style), whether national, political, religious, or academic.

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