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Title Les XX and the Belgian avant-garde : prints, drawings, and books, ca. 1890 / edited by Stephen H. Goddard ; essays by Jane Block ... [et al.].

Imprint Lawrence, KS : Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, c1992.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage    700.9493 XXA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 400 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, Belgium, Oct. 31-Dec. 12, 1992 ; Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, Jan. 24-March 21, 1993 ; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, April 12-June 13, 1993 ; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, July 13-Sept. 5, 1993.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-394) and index.
Contents Brussels and the Belgian avant-garde in historical and geographical perspective / Alexander Murphy and Carl Strikwerda -- "Soyons nous" : Les XX and the cultural discourse of the Belgian avant-garde / Susan M. Canning -- Politics and the graphics of the Belgian avant-garde / Sura Levine -- Print culture in nineteenth-century Belgium / Stephen H. Goddard -- Book design among the Vingtistes : the work of Lemmen, van de Velde, and Van Rysselberghe at the fin-de-si├Ęcle / Jane Block -- Belgian symbolism and a poetics of place / Donald Friedman.
Subject XX (Group of artists) -- Exhibitions.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Belgium -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Arts, Belgian -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Goddard, Stephen H.
Block, Jane.
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art.
Museum voor Schone Kunsten (Ghent, Belgium)
ISBN 0913689351 (pbk.) : $24.95
Sudoc No. E 50.1132:X 99 ksdocs

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