Primitivsm In 20th Century Art Book

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Primitivsm In 20th Century Art Book

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The long introductory essay by William Rubin, while defining the parameters of modernist primitivism, sketches the history of Western attitudes toward Primitive peoples and, in particular, toward their art, raising fundamental questions and correcting widespread misconceptions. Succeeding background chapters by historians of Primitive art trace the arrival and dissemination of African, Oceanic, American, Indian, and Eskimo art in the West. The book contains a series of essays on primitivism in the works of Gauguin, the Fauves, Picasso, Brancusi, the German Expressionists, Lipchitz, Modigliani, Klee, Giacometti, Moore, the Surrealists, Abstract Expressionists."

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