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Title A cultural history of the avant-garde in the Nordic countries 1900-1925 / edited by Hubert van den Berg [and others] ; editorial assistant, Marianne Ølholm
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (680 pages)
Series Avant garde critical studies ; 28
Avant garde critical studies ; 28
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; The Early Twentieth Century Avant-Garde and the Nordic Countries -- An Introductory tour d'horizon; Nordic Icons in the European Avant-Gardes; Rebels and Renegades -- Strindberg, Artaud and the Avant-Garde; Munch's Impact on Europe; Die Asta and the Avant-Garde; "the manifold in one / and the one manifold"- Asta Nielsen as an Icon for the European Avant-Garde; Nordic Artists in the European Metropolises; Nordic Writers and Artists in Paris before, during and afterWorld War I
Académie Matisse and its Relevance in the Life and Work ofSigrid HjerténJean Börlin and Les Ballets Suédois; "From the North comes the light to us!" -- Scandinavian Artistsin Friedrichshagen at the Turn of the Century; Berlin and the Swedish Avant-Garde -- GAN, Nell Walden, Viking Eggeling, Axel Olson and Bengt Österblom; Icelandic Artists in the Network of the European Avant-Garde -The Cases of Jón Stefánsson and Finnur Jónsson; Locations of the Nordic Avant-Garde; The Avant-Garde and the Market; Promoting the Young -- Interactions between the Avant-Gardeand the Swedish Art Market 1910-1925
Art as a Revolutionary Dionysian Jaguar -Otto Ville Kuusinen, Elmer Diktonius and the Emergenceof Avant-Garde Poetry in FinlandThe Early Avant-Garde in Iceland; Epilogue; Legacies of the Early Nordic Avant-Gardes; Abstracts; Index
The Avant-Garde and the Danish Art MarketArt Metropolis for a Day -- Copenhagen during World War I; Kandinsky in Sweden -- Malmö 1914 and Stockholm 1916; The National and the International in Ultra (1922) andQuosego (1928); Avant-Garde Encounters on Karelian Bedrock (1890s-1930s); The Pavilion of De 14; flamman; Copenhagen Swordplay -- Avant-Garde Manoeuvres andthe Aesthetics of War in the Art Magazine Klingen (1917-1920); Dada Copenhagen; Transmission, Appropriations and Responses; The Reception of the Early European Avant-Gardes in Sweden; Pär Lagerkvist's Literary Art and Pictorial Art
The Finland-Swedish Avant-Garde MomentsDanish Expressionism; Avant-Gardism Danish Style -Jais Nielsen as a Modern Genre Painter 1916-18; Jóhannes Kjarval's Appropriation of Progressive Attitudesin Painting between 1917 and 1920; The Modern Breakthrough in Swedish andScandinavian Art Music; Dancing across Copenhagen; Politics, Ideology, Discourse; Avant-Garde Activism -- The Case of the New StudentSociety in Copenhagen (1922-24); Finnish Nationalism and the Avant-Garde; Multilingualism and (De)territorialisation in the Worksof Elmer Diktonius; Hilma af Klint and the New Art of Seeing
Summary A Cultural History of the Avant-Garde in the Nordic Countries 1900-1925 is the first publication to deal with the avant-garde in the Nordic countries at the start of the twentieth century. The essays cover a wide range of avant-garde manifestations in arts and culture: literature, the visual arts, painting as well as photography, architecture and design, film, radio, and performing arts like music, theatre and dance. It is the first major historical work to consider the Nordic avant-garde in a transnational perspective which includes all the arts and to discuss the role of the avant-garde not
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from pdf information screen (Ebsco, viewed July 8, 2013)
Subject Arts, Modern -- 20th century.
Modernism (Art) -- Europe, Northern -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Berg, Hubert van den.
Ølholm, Marianne
ISBN 9042036206 (electronic bk.)
9401208913 (electronic bk.)
9789042036208 (electronic bk.)
9789401208918 (electronic bk.)