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Realism, Rationalism, Surrealism Art Between the Wars

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ISBN-10: 0300055196

ISBN-13: 9780300055191

Edition: 1993 (Reprint)

Authors: David Batchelor, Briony Fer, Paul Wood

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 6/23/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 371
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Briony Fer is reader in the history of art at University College, London.

Preface
'This Liberty and This Order': Art in France After the First World War
Naturalism, Classicism, the School of Paris
Groups, magazines, programmes
Purism and L'Esprit Nouveau
Dada
From Litterature to La Revolution Surrealiste
Commonground
Contested space
The Language of Construction
Russian Constructionism
The language of construction and the construction of language
Disembodied form: construction and the gendered self
Standards of efficiency
Luxury, utility and the decorative
Rationalization and ritual
Surrealism, Myth and Psychoanalysis
Introduction: Surrealism and difference
Breton's Nadja
The 'uncanny'
Breton and Bataille
The role of psychic disorder in the Surrealist aesthetic
Objects of desire
Muse/artist
Beginnings, again
Realisms and Realities
Realism in the 1930s
Soviet Russia
Weimar Germany
Towards Socialist Realism
Counter-conclusion
Index