Cezanne and Modernism: The Poetics of Painting

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This book explores the contemporary modification of traditional relations among the arts. Interpreting Cezanne as a founder of Modernism, it focuses on an aesthetics of the image (with roots in Bergson, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty) of equivalent value across the arts and in literature. The author argues that Cezanne's transformation of traditional pictorial images and invention of radically new types of images resulted in the replacement of the mimetic motivation of the pictorial sign by symbolist, plastic, contemplative, ...

Cezanne and Modernism: The Poetics of Painting 1995, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791422328

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Cezanne and Modernism: The Poetics of Painting 1995, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791422311

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