The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity

By: Fort, Ilene Susan

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The catalogue of an exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 26 - April 30, 1995, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, June 22 - September 10, 1995, Wichita Art Museum, October 22, 1995 - January 7, 1996, and the National Academy of Design, New York, February 15 - May 5, 1996. 181 works are described and illustrated. Contains six essays: The Cult of Rodin and the Birth of Modernism in America by Ilene Susan Fort; "Sculpture Has Never Been Through a Medium Particularly Feminine" by Marlene Park; "Mere Beauty No Longer Suffice": The Response of Genre Sculpture by Ilene Susan Fort; Primitivism, Folk Art, and the Exotic by Roberta K. Tarbell; Creating the New Black Image by Mary L. Lenihan; and Avant-Garde or Kitsch? Modern and Modernistic in American Sculpture between the Wars by Susan Rather. Also includes biographies of the artists whose works were exhibited.

Title: The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity

Author Name: Fort, Ilene Susan

Categories: Art,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art: 1995

ISBN Number: 0295974370

ISBN Number 13: 9780295974378

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 28136

Keywords: Modern Sculpture