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Title A transatlantic avant-garde : American artists in Paris, 1918-1939 / edited by Sophie Lévy ; essays by Christian Derouet ... [et al.].

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press ; Giverny, France : Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.73 TRA    Available
Description 263 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, France, Aug. 31-Nov. 30, 2003; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Wash., Dec. 18, 2003-Mar. 28, 2004; and Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, April 17-June 27, 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-259) and index.
Contents "Sympathetic order" / Sophie Levy -- pt. 1. The purity of the object. From nature morte to contemporary plastic life: purism, Leger, and the Americans / Kenneth E. Silver -- Exposition internationale l'art d'aujourd'hui / Sophie Levy -- A picture of America by Gerald Murphy / Jocelyne Rotily -- "Ultramodern" American premieres in Paris: Within the quota and Ballet mechanique / Francesca Rose -- pt. 2. The birth of geometric abstraction. The view of Americans in the Cahiers d'art before 1940 / Christian Derouet -- Reciprocal influences: Albert Eugene Gallatin and Jacques Mauny / Vanessa Lecomte -- Albert Eugene Gallatin and the Paris-New York connection, 1927-1942 / Gail Stavitsky -- pt. 3. "The chemists of mystery." Man Ray: an American in Paris / Emmanuelle de L'Ecotais -- Atelier 17 / Katherince Bourguignon -- Exposition internationale du surrealisme / Katherine Bourguignon -- Boxes, books, and the Boite-en-valise / Janine Mileaf -- pt. 4. The portraits of the avant-garde. To be is to be perceived: portraits of the avant-garde in Paris / Bronwyn A.E. Griffith -- American "little magazines" in Paris / Katherine Bourguignon -- "Salon de l'escalier" / Bronwyn A.E. Griffith -- Albert Eugene Gallatin's travel kit / Christian Derouet -- The studio of Constantin Brancusi / Eliza Johnson -- Chronology 1918-1939.
Subject Artists -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Expatriate artists -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Lévy, Sophie.
Derouet, Christian.
Musée américain Giverny.
Tacoma Art Museum.
Terra Museum of American Art.
Added Title American artists in Paris, 1918-1939
ISBN 0520242076 (pbk.)

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