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Title Central European avant-gardes : exchange and transformation, 1910-1930 / edited by Timothy O. Benson with a foreword by Péter Nádas; essays by Timothy O. Benson [and others].
Publisher/Date Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press ; Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002.
Description 447 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 26 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Offsite - Request in Advance  E L89 M97 2002    AVAILABLE
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Andrea L. Rich8
 Introduction / Timothy O. Benson12
 A Careful Definition of the Locale: Walking Around and Around a Solitary Wild Pear Tree / Peter Nadas22
 Exchange and Transformation: The Internationalization of the Avant-Garde(s) in Central Europe / Timothy O. Benson34
 Nationalism and Modernity / Anthony D. Smith68
 Prague / Lenka Bydzovska81
 The First Skupina Exhibition, Prague, 191287
 Surrealities / Derek Sayer90
 Poetry in the Midst of the World: The Avant-Garde as Projectile / Karel Srp108
 Central Europe: The Linguistic Turn / Michael Henry Heim132
 Budapest / Lee Congdon141
 Between Cultures: Hungarian Concepts of Constructivism / Eva Forgacs146
 Vienna / Pal Dereky165
 Art into Life: International Constructivism in Central and Eastern Europe / Christina Lodder172
 Berlin / Krisztina Passuth199
 Weimar / Eva Bajkay205
 The First Bauhaus Exhibition, Weimar, 1923213
 Dessau / Eva Bajkay217
 The Exhibition as a Work of Art: Avant-Garde Exhibitions in East Central Europe / Krisztina Passuth226
 Bucharest / Ioana Vlasiu247
 Zagreb / Zelimir Koscevic255
 Ljubomir Micic and the Zenitist Utopia / Esther Levinger260
 Belgrade / Misko Suvakovic279
 Ljubljana / Lev Kreft283
 Methodology and Meaning in the Modern Art of Eastern Europe / S. A. Mansbach288
 Poznan / Jerzy Malinowski307
 Modernity and Nationalism: Avant-Garde Art and Polish Independence, 1912-1922 / Piotr Piotrowski312
 Cracow / Tomasz Gryglewicz327
 Warsaw / Dorota Folga-Januszewska333
 Collaboration and Compromise: Women Artists in Polish-German Avant-Garde Circles, 1910-1930 / Monika Krol338
 Lodz / Jaromir Jedlinsky357
 The Phenomenon of Blurring / Andrzej Turowski362
 Checklist and Artist Biographies374
 Selected Bibliography416
 Lenders to the Exhibition436
 Illustration Credits437
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 416-430) and index.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mar. 3-Jun. 2, 2002, the Haus der Kunst, Munich, Jul. 7-Oct.6, 2002, and the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Nov. 2002-Feb. 2003.
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mar. 3-Jun. 2, 2002 ; the Haus der Kunst, Munich, Jul. 7-Oct.6, 2002 ; the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Nov. 2002-Feb. 2003.
Donor Frick: Gift of Los Angeles County Museum.
LC subject Art, European -- Europe, Central -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Europe, Central -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Other author Benson, Timothy O., 1950-
Nádas, Péter, 1942-
Related corporate bodies Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Haus der Kunst München.
Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin, Germany)
ISBN 0262025221 (hc. : alk. paper)
WorldCat no. 48221456

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