The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity

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The FIgure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity presents American modernist sculpture in its larger cultural and social context. With the example of Auguste Rodin for inspiration, Americans at the turn of the century began to thinkof sculpture as a personal mode of expression, abandoning the commemorative function of late nineteenth-century art. During the first four decades of this century sculptors documented ordinary activities, often attacking the social ills of the day, and found escape from the technological ...

The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity 1995, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295974378

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