The Expressionist Turn in Art History

The Expressionist Turn in Art History

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During the period in which Expressionist artists were active in central Europe, art historians were producing texts which were characterized as a€˜expressionista€™, yet the notion of an expressionist art history has yet to be fully explored in historiographic studies. This anthology offers a cross-section of noteworthy art history texts written 1912-1933 that have been described as expressionist, along with commentaries by an international group of scholars. Together they offer a productive lens through which to re-examine the practice and theory of early twentieth-century art history.148 yet Tintoretto also served as a crucial piece in DvoA™Aika#39;s sweeping sense of the history of art as one in which either matter or spirit held sway. In the El Greco essay he refers to Tintorettoa#39;s painting as an a€œart of inner sensationa€ consisting of anbsp;...

Title:The Expressionist Turn in Art History
Author:Dr Kimberly A. Smith
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-11-28


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