Item Number: 111870
Title: Biocentrism and Modernism
Author: Botar, Oliver A.I. ; Isabel WŁnsche (eds)
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Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 282p., 5 color, 57 b&w illus. Contents: Contents: Introduction: biocentrism as a constituent element of modernism, Oliver A.I. Botar and Isabel WŁnsche; Defining biocentrism, Oliver A.I. Botar; Rereading bioromanticism, Monika Wucher; The naming of biomorphism, Jennifer Mundy; On the biology of the inorganic: crystallography and discourses of latent life in the art and architectural historiography of the early 20th century, Spyros Papapetros; Traces of organicism in gardening and urban planning theories in early 20th-century Germany, David Haney and Elke Sohn; Organic visions and biological models in Russian avant-garde art, Isabel WŁnsche; Biocentrism and anarchy: Herbert Read's modernism, Allan Antliff; Organicism among the Cubists: the case of Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Mark Antliff; Klee's neo-romanticism: the wages of scientific curiosity, Sara Lynn Henry; Kandinsky and science: the introduction of biological images in the Paris period, Vivian Endicott Barnett; Pollock's dream of a biocentric art: the challenge of his and Peter Blake's ideal museum, Elizabeth L. Langhorne; Select bibliography; Index.
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