Eccentric modernisms : making differences in the history of American art / Tirza True Latimer
|出版者||Oakland, California : University of California Press|
|大きさ||x, 183 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm|
|内容注記||Introduction : "eccentric propositions"
Four saints in three acts
View : American issues
Conclusion : "how to look at modern art in America"
|一般注記||Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-157) and index
Summary: "'What if we ascribe significance to aesthetic and social divergences rather than waving them aside as anomalous? What if we look closely at what does not appear central, or appears peripherally, or does not appear at all, viewing ellipses, outliers, absences, and outtakes as significant?' Eccentric Modernisms places queer demands on art history, tracing the relational networks connecting cosmopolitan eccentrics who cultivated discrepant strains of modernism in America during the 1930s and 1940s. Building on the author's earlier studies of Gertrude Stein and other lesbians who participated in transatlantic cultural exchanges between the world wars, this book moves in a different direction, focusing primarily on the gay men who formed Stein's support network and whose careers, in turn, she helped to launch, including the neo-romantic painters Pavel Tchelitchew and writer/editor Charles Henri Ford. Eccentric Modernisms shows how these 'eccentric modernists' bucked trends by working collectively, reveli
|著者標目||*Latimer, Tirza True author|
|件 名||LCSH:Modernism (Art) -- United States
LCSH:Homosexuality and art -- United States -- History -- 20th century 全ての件名で検索
LCSH:Gay artists -- United States -- History -- 20th century 全ての件名で検索
LCSH:Eccentrics and eccentricities in art
|ISBN||9780520288867 (book/cloth : alk.|