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Ornament and Abstraction The Dialogue Between Non Western, Modern and Contemporary Art

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ISBN-10: 0300092261

ISBN-13: 9780300092264

Edition: 2001

Authors: Markus Br�derlin

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This catalogue features four artists whose work helps to highlight the role of ornament in the history of art: Kandinsky, Mondrian, Matisse and Stella.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Ornament and Abstraction
Stilfragen 1893
The Arabesque and the Islamic View of the World
The Constructive Ornament - Vienna's Contribution to Abstraction
Ornamentation and Recollection - Matisse, Kandinsky and Mondrian
The Quick Meaning - Ornament and Non-Western Art
Rationalisation in the Service of Tradition - Ornamental and Serial Forms in Modern Art
Point and Line to Raster - On the Genealogy of Computer Graphics
Islamic Ornament and Western Abstraction - Some Critical Remarks on an Elective Affinity
The Exhibition in Ten Chapters
Prologue East - West: Bans on Images from Moses Via Muhammed to Malevich and Rothko
In the Beginning was the Ornament - From the Arabesque to Modernism's Abstract Line
Munich: The Dissection of the Arabesque and its Transplantation into Abstraction
Vienna: The Birth of Abstraction through the Spirit of the Ornament
Invading the Wall - De Stijl and Conceptual Art
Ornament and Paradise or the Triumph of the Surface
The War of Signs - Peace in Ornament. The Ornament as a Bridge Between Cultures
The Picture Becomes Ornament - Frank Stella and the Ornament from the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Century
The Ornamentalisation of Modernism - Painting in the Eighties and Nineties
The (Digital) Mass Ornament
List of Exhibited Works
Bibliography
Quotation Credits
Photo Credits
The Authors