Theories of Modern Art. Front Cover · Herschel Browning Chipp. University of California Press Synthetist Theories. On His Paintings. On Primitivism. Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics. Front Cover · Herschel Browning Chipp, Peter Howard Selz. University of California Press, Herschel B. Chipp’s Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists and Critics is a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and.

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This is such a book. From the words of the artists. Chjpp book is a significant contribution and is an important source for anyone interested in or involved with thfories art. He wrote the book to fill a need often cited by art historians and students — to put the study of modern art on a sounder ideological basis. Other collections of documents of art by modern artists have been printed, but this source book has the advantages of objectivity and large scope.

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Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics

Chipp’s Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists and Critics is a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews. Sources include, as the title says, artists and critics—some expected, like van Gogh, Gauguin, Apollinaire, Mondrian, Greenberg, just to name a few—and some less cnipp Trotsky and Hitler, in the section on Art and Politics.

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Passages in Modern Sculpture. Review “The richest, most thorough and authoritative anthology of theoretical source materials on painting and sculpture since Cezanne which has so far appeared. I’d like to read this book on Nerschel Don’t have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Please try again later. I wish all other art theory books will be like this. This is the first one I read and it gave me a good grasp of the concepts dated from Impressionism until Modern Art of today. The writing style and artistic interpretation of the author are superb.

The quotation from the artists themselves lends valuable insights into what the artists were thinking. I would have given it 5 stars had it not been a the Phoenix hot summer weather just melted the glue holding sections of the book away, I think herscheel gave the book its unexpected character. Also from these 2 defects which are subjective and in no way lessen the essence of the book, I recommend this book.

This was one of my favorite books from when I was in college art history class. Mine was so overly used that I ordered another one for me and one aft a friend. The best part about this book is that it contains writings by the artists themselves as well as critics of the period. I highly recommend it to others. This is a great collection of letters and written papers by many famous artists. Easy to read, very insightful. Great way to learn what the artists themselves actually thought about their works.

If you want to familiarize yourself with the works of many Modern artists, this is a good place to start. This book is fast becoming a favorite source of ideas and inspiration.


The quotes from successful artists are fascinating. One person found this helpful. It was in perfect condition. But besides that I just needed it for class, so my teacher picked it out. Something for all artists, art consumers, thwories theorists young and old.

This book is a timeless edition to your library. This is an insightful and detailed analysis of the processes and development of modern artlots of quotes, letters etc. Excellent resource for the serious art historian.

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