The unknown shore : a view of contemporary art / by Dore Ashton.

First edition. Boston ; Toronto : Little, Brown and Company ©1962.

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Subjects Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Art, Modern.
Painting -- History.
Description 265 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date ©1962.
Notes "An Atlantic Monthly Press Book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. The American note : The threat of novelty ; The beginnings of an American avant-garde ; Locating the American note: a digression ; The second wave of avant-gardism: the 1940's ; Overtones of existentialism ; The use of myth in the 1940's ; Myth transcended ; A love-hate relationship to western tradition ; Dim Oriental echoes ; Calligraphic illusions -- II. European counterpoint : The postwar avant-garde in Europe ; The fate of the figure in new European painting ; Transcendental abstraction -- III. Speculations : Irony in modern art ; Expressionism and motion ; Music and painting ; Space: the house we inhabit ; Science, art and intuition ; Artist on the unknown shore.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)882361
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ashton, Dore.
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