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Functions of painting, by Fernand Léger. Translated by Alexandra Anderson. Edited and introduced by Edward F. Fry. With a preface by George L.K. Morris.


New York, Viking Press [1973] .
ISBN 0670332216, 9780670332212, 0670019453

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Standard Title Fonctions de la peinture. English
Subjects Aesthetics.
Art -- Philosophy.
Art and society.
Series Documents of 20th century art.
Description xxxiv, 221 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Translation of Fonctions de la peinture.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-215).
Summary Essays, written between 1920 and 1953, by an influential, modern painter on the purpose of art in modern life.
Contents Publishers' note -- Preface / George L. K. Morris -- Introduction / Edward F. Fry -- Chronology -- The origins of painting and its representational value (1913) -- Contemporary achievements in painting (1914) -- A critical essay on the plastic quality of Abel Gance's film The Wheel (1922) -- Notes on contemporary plastic life (1923) -- Notes on the mechanical element (1923) -- The spectacle : light, color, moving image, object-spectacle (1924) -- Ballet Mécanique (c. 1924) -- The machine aesthetic : the manufactured object, the artisan, and the artist (1924) -- The machine aesthetic : geometric order and truth (1925) -- The ballet-spectacle, the object-spectacle (1925) -- Popular dance halls (1925) -- The street : objects, spectacles (1928) -- Abstract art (1931) -- New York (1931) -- The wall, the architect, the painter (1933) -- Speaking of cinema (1933) -- The new realism (1935) -- The new realism goes on (1937) -- Color in the world (1938) -- The human body considered as an object (1945) -- The painter's eye (1946) -- Art and the people (1946) -- Modern architecture and color (1946) -- How I conceive of the figure (1949) -- A new space in architecture (1949) -- Mural painting and easel painting (1950) -- The problem of freedom in art (1950) -- Modern painting (1950) -- The circus (1950) -- Mural painting (1952) -- New conceptions of space (1952) -- Color in architecture (1954) -- The Spartakiades (1960) -- A bibliographical guide to Léger / Bernard Karpel.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)606885
(OCoLC)ocm00606885
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WorldCat Identities Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955.
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