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Title Across the great divide : modernism's intermedialities, from futurism to fluxus / edited by Christopher Townsend, Alex Trott and Rhys Davies
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 195 pages) : illustrations
Contents From Victorian theatrical melodrama production to the futurist serate : the fall and rise of kinetic emulation as an evocation of the modern landscape -- "The Figure in the Carpet" : bodily experience and abstraction in Duncan Grant's Abstract Kinetic Collage Painting with Sound (1914) and Designs for the Omega Workshop
Summary There's nothing pure about modernism. For all the later critical emphasis upon 'medium specificity', modernist artists in their own times revel in the exchange of motifs and tropes from one kind of art to another; they revel in staging events where different media play crucial roles alongside each other, where different media interfere with each other, to spark new and surprising experiences for their audiences. This intermediality and multi-media activity is the subject of this important col.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Art, Modern -- 19th century.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Art, Modern -- 21st century.
Modernism (Art)
Form Electronic book
Author Davies, Rhys (Lecturer in creative sound design), editor
Townsend, Chris, editor
Trott, Alex, editor
ISBN 144387020X (electronic bk)
9781443870207 (electronic bk)