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After Constructivism
Brandon Taylor

When Constructivism emerged shortly after the Russian Revolution, its central principles concerned structure and efficiency in the work of art and the nature and properties of materials. In a series of eight essays, Brandon Taylor examines the origins of these principles and their extraordinary consequences for the rest of modern art.   Even before Constructivism, structure was a vital ingredient in Cubist art. After it, ideas about faktura or the “madeness” of an art object—and about its rational organization—became stock-in-trade for De Stijl in Holland and Art Concret in France and bore decisively on other currents such as Surrealism and abstract art.  After 1945, artistic movements including Systems, Kinetic and Minimal Art were ...

2014   292 pp.  40 color + 90 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300195774  $65.00 tx

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Habsburg Splendor
Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections at the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Why the Romantics Matter

Another Light
Jacques-Louis David to Thomas Demand

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Handbook of the Collections

Ever Yours
The Essential Letters

Artists Under Hitler
Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany
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Silent Partners
Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish
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Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso
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The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art

The Buddha in the Machine
Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West
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Art and Culture in Times of Conflict
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Sensational Religion
Sensory Cultures in Material Practice
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Cézanne and the Modern
Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
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Intimate Collaborations
Kandinsky and Münter, Arp and Taeuber
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Other Primary Structures
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What Art Is
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The Great War Seen from the Air
In Flanders Fields, 1914–1918
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Art History in the Wake of the Global Turn
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Master Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago
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Kimbell Art Museum
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