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The Age of Picasso and Matisse
Modern Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Stephanie D'Alessandro; With Renée DeVoe Mertz

The Art Institute of Chicago’s opportunity to host the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as the Armory Show, in 1913 set a radical new course for modern and contemporary art in the United States. This monumental exhibition introduced audiences to some of the greatest avant-garde artists working in Europe, and forever changed the aesthetic landscape for artists, critics, collectors, and arts institutions.

 

This fascinating publication brings together over 130 masterpieces from the Art Institute, which holds one of the finest collections of modern art in North America. Following an introductory essay by Stephanie D’Alessandro on the history of collecting modern art at the Art Institute, the masterwor...


2014   144 pp.  154 color + 8 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300208788  $35.00

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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit
 



Hawaiian Modern
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Full Circle
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Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell
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Kandinsky
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Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City
Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris
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Miró
The Experience of Seeing—Late Works, 1963–1981
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Paul Signac (1863–1935)
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Untangling the Web
Gego's "Reticulárea," An Anthology of Critical Response
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The Berlin Avant-Garde and the First World War
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New Jersey as Non-Site
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The Houses of Louis Kahn
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