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Title
Cold modernism
Type
Text
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Classification
LCC: NX456.5.M64 B87 2012 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 700/.4112 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2011045321
Summary
"Explores a significant but overlooked aspect of early twentieth-century modernism, one that focuses on surface appearance rather than interiority or psychological depth. Looks at the writers Wyndham Lewis and Mina Loy, the artists Balthus and Hans Bellmer, and the fashion designer Coco Chanel"--Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Introduction. Nothing personal
Amuse-bouche
Waspish segments
Interregnum I. A doll is being beaten
Modernism and the little black dress
Loy, Inc.
Interregnum II. The legs of Balthus
Epilogue. Imitation and its discontents.
Authorized Access Point
Burstein, Jessica, 1967- Cold modernism