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7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 347 illustrations, excellent analysis, glossy paper, November 16, 2007
This review is from: The Cubist Epoch (Paperback)
347 superb illustrations (mostly in color of paintings) on a high quality glossy paper still white despite the 1971 publishing date, excellent analysis, detailed list of works in alphabetical order per artist on 37 pages (or "Check list") - superb book; available complementary DVD with the same title.
CONTENTS:
Foreword 7
Introduction 11
1 True Cubism 1906-1912 17
Early Cubism: Les Deinoiselles d'Avignon, 1906-7 17
Early Cubism in relation to Fauvism 25
Braquc's Nude, 1907-8 27
Developments in Picasso's Painting, 1907-9 30
Developments in Braque's Painting, 1908-9 37
From Early to High Cubism: The Painting of Braque and Picasso, 1909-12 42
Summary 60
2 The Cubist Movement in Paris 1906-1914 65
Derain, 1906-10
Le Fauconnier, Gleizes and Metzinger, 1910-14 68
Delaunay, 1910-14 78
Léger, 1909-14 85
The Movement Gathers Momentum, 1911-14 97
Types of Cubism 107
The Putcaux Group and the Section d'Or, 1911-13 112
Villon, Duchamp and Picabia, 1911-13 115
Lesser Painters of the Cubist Movement, 1911-13: de Segonzac, Moreau, Marchand, Lhote, Herbin, Rivera, Férat, Chagall, Marcoussis, and de La Fresnaye 127
3 The Influence of Cubism
Outside France 137
In Holland: Mondrian 137
In Germany: Marc, Macke, Campendonk, Klee and Feininger 142
In Czechoslovakia: Filla, Kubista, Procházka, Benes,
Gutfreund and Çapek 150
In Russia: Gontcharova, Larionov, Malevich, Tatlin,
Popova and Udaltsova 156
In Italy: The Futurists 164
American Artists in New York and Paris: Weber, Marin, Stella, MacDonald-Wright, Russell and Bruce 175
In England: The Vorticists 180
4 Late Cubism 1914-1921 183
Braque and Picasso: Pasted Papers and Paintings,
Summer 1912 to Summer 1914 183
Juan Gris: Paintings and Pasted Papers, 1912-14 196
Cubism in Paris during the War Years 206
Picasso: Painting 1914-21 210
Braque: Painting 1917-21 219
Juan Gris: Painting 1915-21 221
5 Cubist Sculpture 231
Picasso, de La Fresnaye, Czaky and Filla 232
Duchamp-Villon and Archipenko 239
Boccioni and Weber 244
Gutfreund 247
Lipchitz, Gris, Laurcus and Braque 249
6 Conclusion 263
Bibliography 269
Artists and Their Dates 273
Check List 275
Index 313
Photo Credits 320
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Cubist Epoch, March 11, 2010
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Wow! This is a riveting account of the development and influence of the major art movement of the 20th century. Buy this book!
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