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ANTIGUITAT/MODERNITAT EN L'ART DEL SEGLE XX (Antiquity/Modernity in the Art of the 20th Century). Gladys Fabre et al. Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, 1990. Organized in association with Olimpiada Cultural S.A., Barcelona. 362 pp. with 154 ills. (43 col.). 28 x 22 cm. Trilingual in Catalan, Spanish and English (brief entries in Catalan only).
Exploring the significance of the frequent incorporation of Classical themes and imagery in avant-garde art of the 20th century, this catalogue presents a diverse array of some 120 paintings, photographs, sculptures and other works by 63 artists, including Duchamp, Picabia, Dali, de Chirico, Henri and Magritte as well as such contemporary figures as Kounellis, Finlay, Rosenbach and Gerz. Features three essays examining the conflicts and affinities between Greco-Roman and Modernist visions reflected in art movements from 1914 to 1939, in photography of the 1930s, and in the works of numerous postwar artists.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,07,15
Worldwide Number: 023139
Paperbound $82.50    

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