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Author Arrowsmith, Rupert Richard, 1968-

Title Modernism and the museum : Asian, African, and Pacific art and the London avant-garde / Rupert Richard Arrowsmith.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  709.04 ARRO    DUE 25-07-19
Physical description xi, 228 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.
Series Oxford English monographs
Oxford English monographs.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-222) and index.
Summary By demonstrating that many of the concepts and styles associated with modernism were actually derived directly from cultures such as Japan, China, Korea, India, Egypt, Assyria, West Africa, and the Pacific Islands, this book provides an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of modernist art and literature in the West.
Subject Modernism (Art)
Modernism (Art) -- African influences.
Modernism (Literature)
Art, Asian -- Influence.
Art, Pacific Island -- Influence.
Museums -- England -- London.
ISBN 9780199593699 (hbk.)
0199593698 (hbk.)