Tag history of modernism

Cosmic Order and Modernity

Laszlo F. Foldenyi— In Venice, in an of the out-of-the-way corner of the Piazzetta located at the corner of the basilica of Saint Mark, there is a statuary group depicting the Four Tetrarchs. Carved out of the hardest granite, the sculpture, dating from the beginning of the fourth century, depicts

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The Modernist Émigrés in America

Dominic Bradbury– Migration has become one of the defining subjects of our time. It has helped to shape contemporary politics in both Europe and America, as well as other parts of the world, and has become a constant topic of debate. It is well worth taking a moment, given this

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Ep. 64 – Interview with Brenda Danilowitz about Anni Albers

Albers Foundation chief curator Brenda Danilowitz talks about the new Anni Albers retrospective exhibition and book.   Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud

Taking Modernism to the Streets; Annie Get Your Gun

What DID happen to Modernism? Bill Marx weighs in for the Arts Fuse  in response to Robert Boyers’ review of Gabriel Josipovici‘s What Ever Happened to Modernism? in The New Republic. Modernism itself is no easy subject to define, which both reviewers point out in their articles, and the book

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