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Modernism and the Spirit of the City

by I. Boyd Whyte

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7488788M
ISBN 100415258405
ISBN 109780415258401

In Vasily Kandinsky published the first edition of ‘On the Spiritual in Art’, a landmark modernist treatise in which he sought to reframe the meaning of art and the true role of the artist. For many artists of late Imperial Russia – a culture deeply influenced by the regime’s adoption of Byzantine Orthodoxy centuries before – questions of religion and spirituality were of Author: Louise Hardiman, Nicola Kozicharow. The new spirit of Modernism You need only glance at buildings such as 1 America Square in the City of London to capture the spirit of this gung-ho Po-Mo style. Venturi's influential book.

Discover unique 20th century art and design. Shop the modernism marketplace for vintage and mid-century furniture and lighting, decorative objects, and fine art. Modernism, in the fine arts, late 19th to midth century, a break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression. It fostered a period of experimentation in literature, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Learn more about the history of .

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).   In summary, if as Woolf suggests human character has changed then modernist literature needed change to reflect that. The city provides an excellent opportunity to accomplish this because as a back-drop for the modernist writer’s characters, it is a privileged space – a container or microcosm – of humanity.


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Modernism and the Spirit of the City 1st Edition by Iain Boyd Whyte (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Paperback. Modernism and the Spirit of the City Iain Boyd Whyte Limited preview - All Book Search results » About the author () Iain Boyd Whyte is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Edinburgh.

He has written extensively on early-modernist history and theory, with books on Bruno Taut, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, and the 4/5(1). Modernism and the Spirit of the City offers a new reading of the architectural modernism that emerged and flourished in Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.

Rejecting the fashionable postmodernist arguments of the s and '90s which damned modernist architecture as banal and monotonous, this collection of essays by eminent Cited by: 6. Get this from a library. Modernism and the spirit of the city.

[Iain Boyd Whyte;] -- "This selection of groundbreaking essays offers a significant and long overdue reassessment of the aims and intentions of European architecture and urbanism over the period It pursues. Modernism and the Spirit of the City offers a new reading of the architectural modernism that emerged and flourished in Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.

Rejecting the fashionable postmodernist arguments of the s and '90s which damned modernist architecture as banal and monotonous, this collection of essays by eminent Brand: Taylor And Francis. Book Description. Modernism and the Spirit of the City offers a new reading of the architectural modernism that emerged and flourished in Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.

Rejecting the fashionable postmodernist arguments of the s and '90s which damned modernist architecture as banal and monotonous, this collection of essays by eminent.

Book Descriptions: Modernism and the Spirit of the City offers a new reading of the architectural modernism that emerged and flourished in Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.

Rejecting the fashionable postmodernist arguments of the s and '90s which damned modernist architecture as banal and monotonous, this collection of essays by eminent.

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Edited By Iain Boyd Whyte. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 January Pub. location by: 1. 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. (Malcolm Bradbury and James McFarlane (ed), Modernism: A Guide to European Literature – ) Modernism is very much a phenomenon of the city.

Writers from previous generations, Dickens, Gissing and Wells, had all written about London. However, as realist writers, they created narratives driven by plot and character. Modernism developed out of a bewildering array of movements and theories ranging from Cubism to Constructivism, abstraction to atonality.

Starting out more as an attitude of mind than a conscious style, Modernism was a response to the need for the new and the different which was felt in the early twentieth century by intellectuals and artists throughout Europe.5/5(3). The alienated modernist self is a product of the big city rather than the countryside or small town.

Katherine Mullin describes how an interest in the sensibility associated with the city – often London, but for James Joyce, Dublin – developed from the midth century to the modernist period. The Spirit of Black Modernism. conveyed through the story of a boy growing to adulthood in Miami’s Liberty City and coming to terms with his queer sexuality.

The book also offers new ways of thinking about the history of secularism by identifying the spirit of Afro-Protestantism embedded in black theories of culture, thereby. In Chapter 4 ("Modernism and Politics") he completely misses the connection between modernism and fascism, and sees modernism as necessarily progressive.

Yet there are some fascinating insights in ch. 3 ("The Modernist Artist") on stream of consciousness and on the Much of this book unfortunately is unsuccessful/5.

Alexandra Harris on Modernism. Modernism is about form more than content, says the scholar of English literature. Five Books aims to keep its book recommendations and interviews up to date.

Five Books participates in the Amazon Associate program and earns money from qualifying purchases. The modernist spirit. The first decades of the 20th century were a period of extraordinary originality and vitality in the history of art.

The term modernism covers a variety of trends and 4/5(1). Modernism and the Spirit of the City Kindle Edition by Iain Boyd Whyte (Editor) Format: Kindle Edition. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ Manufacturer: Routledge. 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 Country: International.

Buy Modernism and the Spirit of the City 1 by Whyte, Iain Boyd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Modernism at the Barricades is an erudite, wide-ranging, and provocative exploration of the twentieth-century avant-garde in all of its rich and multifaceted guises and incarnations.

As Bronner shows, modernism sought to dash the beautiful illusions of art for art's sake to produce a resurrection of lived experience amid the ruins of a declining bourgeois. Modernism as a project (an incomplete one), a utopia that was never realized, a worldview, an important episode in world history.

European colonialism, the roots of the modern, and the making of the nation-states: three parallel stories, untold. Restructuring the everyday life, disciplining the body, remaking the relations of production.Modernism and the Spirit of the City 作者: Whyte, Iain Boyd 编 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分.

In the s, many people abandoned inner-city flats for suburban houses, lured by the prospect of a front door opening on to an actual street. Even the Smithsons didn't give up their Victorian : Lara Fiegel.