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Benton, Pollock, and the politics of modernism

Erika Doss

Benton, Pollock, and the politics of modernism

from regionalism to abstract expressionism

by Erika Doss

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benton, Thomas Hart, -- 1889-1975.,
  • Pollock, Jackson, -- 1912-1956.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementErika Doss.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 445 p. :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22413687M
    ISBN 100226159426

    Erika Doss, art historian and head of American Studies at Notre Dame University, is the author of Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism and Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America, among other books, chapters, articles, and essays. 3. Modernism and Politics. Following the global catastrophe of the Second World War, the triumphalist history of modernism began to be challenged. There was mounting evidence that the modernist enterprise was failing. The tenets of the movement, its belief in progress, freedom, and equality, had been sustained from the outset by artists and intellectuals, and embraced by those who reaped the.


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Type Book Author(s) Erika Lee Doss Date Publisher University of Chicago Press Pub place Chicago, London ISBNISBN. Jackson Pollock, in full Paul Jackson Pollock, (born JanuCody, Wyoming, U.S.—died AugEast Hampton, New York), American painter who was a leading exponent of Abstract Expressionism, an art movement characterized by the free-associative gestures in paint sometimes referred to as “ action painting.”During his lifetime he received widespread publicity and.

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Some 40 years later, Pollock is the subject of another major exhibition at MOMA. The retrospective, which will be on view from November 1 through February 2,features more than paintings Author: Phyllis Tuchman. Pollock’s Modernism provides a new interpretation of the art of Jackson Pollock (–), one that is based on a phenomenological investigation of the pictorial effects of particular paintings.

Focusing on major works that span the artist’s career – including Mural (), Cathedral (), Number 1A,One: Numand Portrait and a Dream () – Michael 5/5(1).

Doss's Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism is more rigorously focused, examining the concept of social contract in the work of Thomas Hart Benton and his student Jackson Pollock, and what this meant to them throughout two decades of social and political change.

Two-thirds of her book are devoted to Benton's dialogue with corporate. Doss, whose book, ''Benton, Pollock and the Politics of Modernism,'' defends the paintings, points out the caricatures in the series of more famous works of art.

About the Author(s) Erika Doss is Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of numerous books including Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism (); Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities (); Elvis Culture: Fans, Faith, and Image (); Looking at.

Thomas Hart Benton, (born ApNeosho, Mo., U.S.—died Jan. 19,Kansas City, Mo.), one of the foremost painters and muralists associated with the American Regionalists of the s. The son of a member of Congress, Benton worked as a cartoonist for the Joplin (Missouri) American in and then studied at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Modernism is both a philosophical movement and an art movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Among the factors that shaped modernism were the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by reactions to the horrors. Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri in into a family of prominent politicians committed to political republicanism and populism.

His father was a congressman, and his great-uncle, for whom he was named, was an important US senator. Benton later recalled that, "Politics was the core of our family life."Nationality: American. Thomas Hart Benton () is one of the more formidable personalities in American art.

He was born in Neosho, Mo., near the Oklahoma and. She is the author of Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism (), Elvis Culture: Fans, Faith, and Image (), and Twentieth-Century American Art (), to name only a few.

Her interests as an art and cultural historian have concerned issues of public reception and response as well as how. Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. From the Chicago World's Fair to the Whitney Biennial, a rapid succession of art movements and different styles reflected the extreme changes in American culture and society, as well as America's position within the international 5/5(1).

Jackson Pollock was active/lived in New York, Wyoming. Jackson Pollock is known for gestural painting, abstract expressionism. Critical Issues in American Art A Book of Readings No Galt, Margot Fortunato Benton, Pollock and the Politics of Modernism No Hall, Lee Betty Parsons Artist, Dealer, Collector.

In The Other American Moderns, ShiPu Wang analyzes the works of four early twentieth-century American artists who engaged with the concept of “Americanness”: Frank Matsura, Eitarō Ishigaki, Hideo Noda, and Miki so doing, he recasts notions of minority artists’ contributions to modernism and American culture.

Wang presents comparative studies of these four artists. Politics of Modernism book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Considered to be the founding father of British cultural theor /5. Her interests in American art and visual culture are wide-ranging, as reflected in books including Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism (), Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities (), Looking at Life Magazine (editor, ), Twentieth.

Doss has written five books on American material and visual culture, including “Benton, Pollock and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism” a book that considers how we got from the realism of Thomas Hart Benton to the abstractions of his most famous student, Jackson Pollock.

the exhibition catalog American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hol lywood (), which contains essays by prominent art historians and co vers much of the same ground as Adams’s book. Other publications of note include Erika Doss’s Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism (),Author: Breanne Robertson.

Her wide-ranging interests in American art and visual culture are reflected in the breadth of her publications, which include Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism (), Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities (), Elvis Culture: Fans.

As a political phenomenon, modernism is the worship of the state, though it is actually something more than that. It is the worship of a particular kind of state, the state reimagined as the absolute embodiment of the people and the nation, the Hegelian idea of the state as a spiritual force that alone gives meaning to an individual’s life—in Hegel’s words, “the Divine Idea as it.

Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. From the Chicago World's Fair to the Whitney Biennial, a rapid succession of art movements and different styles reflected the extreme changes in American culture and society, as well as America's position within the international Author: Erika Doss.

The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural this fully updated and revised second edition, charting the movement in its global and local contexts, Peter Childs:details the 2/5(1).

Early life (–) Paul Jackson Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming, inthe youngest of five sons. His parents, Stella May (née McClure) and LeRoy Pollock, were born and grew up in Tingley, Iowa, and were educated at Tingley High k's mother is interred at Tingley Cemetery, Ringgold County, father had been born with the surname McCoy, but took the surname of his Born: Paul Jackson Pollock, JanuCody.

Alexandra Harris on Modernism. Modernism is about form more than content, says the scholar of English literature. Part of his politics is a tremendous eclecticism – he’s willing to pay attention to the art of what was then thought of as primitive peoples.

Five Books aims to keep its book recommendations and interviews up to date. Erika Doss is a professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Her wide-ranging interests in American art are reflected in the breadth of her publications which include: Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism (), Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities ( (R.

Henri, The Art Spirit, quoted in Doss, Benton, Pollock and the Politics of Modernism, p) Henri's book The Art Spirit became influential on a group of artists including John Sloan, George Luks, Everett Shinn, William Glackens and George Bellows, active especially during the first two decades of the twentieth century.

(New York: Praeger, ), Erika Doss, Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, I), and James M. Dennis, Renegade Regionalists: The Modern Inde-pendence of Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, and John Steuart Curry (Madison, Wisc.: University of.

Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Charles Eldredge PhD, C. Georgia O'Keeffe: American and Modern New Haven: Yale University Press, Atreyee Gupta PhD, For a discussion of Benton's numerous mural commissions from the late s through the mids, see Adams, Thomas Hart Benton, and Doss, Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism.

Allen Jackson, "Art: U. S. Scene," Time, Decem3. Modernism and Politics. In the period between World War One and World War Two progressive modernism continued to pursue its goals, but now often in association with other forces. Progressive artists actively supported political revolution.

Pablo Picasso, for example, joined the communist party inas did many other artists.