Primitivism in Modern Art (Paperbacks in Art History) (Hardcover)

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This now classic study maps the profound effect of primitive art on modern, as well as the primitivizing strain in modern art itself. Robert Goldwater describes how and why works by primitive artists attracted modern painters and sculptors, and he delineates the differences between what is truly primitive or archaic and what intentionally embodies such elements.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780674281875
ISBN-10: 067428187X
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: February 5th, 1986
Pages: 364
Language: English
Series: Paperbacks in Art History