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Title:
The expressionist roots of modernism
Author:
Lasko, Peter.
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Publication Information:
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
x, 196 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780719064104
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Book

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Peter Lasko is Emeritus Professor of History of Art and former Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.


Table of Contents

List of platesp. vi
List of figuresp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
1 German art around 1900: the Secessions and German Impressionismp. 8
2 The groups founded in towns and the countrysidep. 26
3 The beginnings of Expressionism: the student days of the Brucke in Dresdenp. 35
4 The break with direct visional experiencep. 62
5 The Blaue Reiterp. 83
6 The theories of abstractionp. 98
7 Individualistsp. 131
8 The contribution of Expressionismp. 145
9 The legacy of Expressionismp. 165
Select bibliographyp. 179
Indexp. 187