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Modernism: Designing a New World, 1914-1939     View
Companion to an exhibit showcasing a range of early 20th century objects "including architectural, interior, furniture, product, graphic and fashion design as well as painting, sculpture, film, photography, prints, collage -- [that] reflects the ...

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present     View
This set of lesson plans focuses on Minimalist art as first introduced by American artists the 1960s and 1970s. Minimalism is primarily sculptural and "is based on the essential qualities of geometric forms." Includes curriculum related to ...

Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s to 1970s     View
This site is a companion to an exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) that "examines a group of related artistic developments involving the use of radically simplified form and systematic strategies, which emerged in Europe and ...

Modernism     View
Examples of decorative art and design objects from the European and American Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Wiener Werkstätte, De Stijl, Bauhaus, and Art Deco movements are enhanced by a timeline (1880 to 1940) and brief video introductions by th ...

It's Kitsch (Not That There Is Anything Wrong With That)     View
This 2006 paper discusses "the intersection of kitsch, 19th-century art, and contemporary art criticism by those who love/hate what they see" on the walls of New York's Dahesh Museum, "the only institution in the United States devo ...

Avant-Garde and Kitsch     View
"This is [Clement] Greenberg's breakthrough essay from 1939, written for the Partisan Review. ... He came, later, to reject much of the essay -- notably the definition of kitsch [art] which he later believed to be ill thought out. ... The essay ...

The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America     View
Companion to a 2006-1010 traveling exhibit about the Société Anonyme, Inc., an organization founded in 1920 by artists Katherine Dreier, Marcel Duchamp, and Man Ray to "promote avant-garde art to American audiences." The organizat ...

Debating American Modernism: Stieglitz, Duchamp, and the New York Avant-Garde     View
Companion to an exhibit of works by "artists associated with American photographer Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) and French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) [who] spurred the development of modern art in the United States between 1915 and 1929. ...

Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien     View
"The Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK) is one of the most renowned museums for modern and contemporary art worldwide."

The Art Institute of Chicago Museum     View
The Art Institute of Chicago is one of America's premier art museums. Their web site contains information on their collections, libraries, and shops, as well as information about visiting the museum.



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