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Published by American University Press in Washington .
Written in English


  • Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century.

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LC ClassificationsNB198 .S4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22913907M
LC Control Number49050355

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"Tradition and Experiment in Modern Sculpture"--this book grew out of a recent lecture given by Charles Seymour, Jr. at The American University in which he commented upon the significance and quality of sculpture then on exhibition in The University's Watkins Gallery. This break from tradition has led to radically different approaches to public sculpture--but not without bitter controversy in the art community and the general public. Contemporary Public Sculpture offers the first comprehensive look at the development of contemporary public sculpture. Beginning with the revival of public sculpture in the Cited by: Tradition and Experiment in Modern Poetry By HERBERT S. GORMAN. His book is uneven and flawed but it displays flashes of authentic inspiration, and when it is at its best, as in some of the "blues" experiments, it gives a vivid sensation of the negro spirit. Mr. Rorty's "Children of the Sun" is a faraway grandchild of Walt Whitman. Modern sculpture is generally considered to have begun with the work of Auguste Rodin, who is seen as the progenitor of modern Rodin did not set out to rebel against the past, he created a new way of building his works. He "dissolved the hard outline of contemporary Neo-Greek academicism, and thereby created a vital synthesis of opacity and transparency, volume and void".

Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three is one of the plastic nuamooreaid.come sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modelling (the addition of material, as clay), in stone, metal, ceramics, wood and other materials but, since Modernism, there has been an almost complete freedom of materials and process. Modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was based upon new and innovative technologies of construction, particularly the use of glass, steel and reinforced concrete; the idea that form should follow function (functionalism); an embrace of minimalism; and a rejection of ornament. It emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II until the s Country: International. Four emerging artists whose sculpture re-engages with illusion, perceptual trickery and the transformation of material into otherness new directions in sculpture Form, material and perception in the work of Alice Channer, Sara Barker, Leonor Antunes and Tove Storch a twist on an age-old tradition that informs the work of all four. Oct 30,  · While I was reluctant to change my list of modern sculpture characteristics, because sculpture was always an “outdoor” art form since ancient times (or earlier), it is true that public art, and the public’s reaction to sculpture in parks, gardens, graveyards and streets, is a very modern concept.

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