By Rachael Z. DeLue
Rachael Z. DeLue rejects the conventional assumption that Dove can merely be understood when it comes to his nature work and organization with photographer and gallerist Alfred Stieglitz and his circle. in its place, she uncovers deep and intricate connections among Dove’s paintings and his international, together with avant-garde literature, well known track, meteorology, arithmetic, aviation, and global struggle II. Arthur Dove also deals the 1st sustained account of Dove’s Dadaesque multimedia tasks and the 1st explorations of his animal imagery and the position of humor in his paintings. fantastically illustrated with works from all classes of Dove’s occupation, this ebook provides a brand new imaginative and prescient of 1 of America’s so much leading edge and alluring artists—and reimagines how the tale of contemporary paintings within the usa could be told.
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