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MODERNISM-ART

Keeley Library  Revised December 1, 2000
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  • Early 20th Century Literature
  • Arts

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    BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT MODERN ART

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.1 and v.18
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.19 
    Silvers, Anita. "Art and the Arts"  v. 1
    Franciscono, Marcel. "Surrealism" v. 18
    Pachner, Joan H. "Modern Art" v. 19

    MODERN ART   BROWSING GUIDE 700's
    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    700's  Use Art Encyclopedias for topic in modern art 759's   Use Painting Reference Books to research  this period.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Art, Abstract
    Etching 
    Expressionism (Art) 
    Post-impressionism (Art)
    Cubism 
    Fauvism 
    Futurism (Art) 
    Impressionism (Art
    Modernism (Art)
    Aesthetics 
    Art nouveau 
    Art, Abstract 
    Computer art 
    Constructivism (Art) 
    Ashcan school of art 
    Futurism (Art)
    Kinetic art 
    Pop art 
    Video art 
    Abstract impressionism 
    Neo-impressionism (Art)
    Post-impressionism (Art)
    Symbolism (Art movemen
    Modernism (Art)--United States
    Mural painting and decoration 
    Art deco Assemblage (Art) 
    Art, Modern--20thcentury--History
    Art, Modern,--20th century.
    Art, Modern--20th century--United States 
    Art, Modern--19th century--United States--Exhibitions 
    See also artists 
    for this period. 
    Some exmples are:
    Pablo Picasso         Georges Braque       Alberto Giacometti         Paul Klee       Henry Moore 
    Marcel Duchamp      Edvard Munch         Wassily Kadinsky          Diego Rivera    Frida Kahlo 
    Claes Oldenburg      Roy Lichtenstein      Robert Rauschenberg     Mark Rothko 
    Edward Hopper        Alexander Calder      M. C. Escher                Joan Miro 

     PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASES ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.
    Note: In Infotrac, for example, the Academic Database has the following available articles on Modernism. Many are full-text and can be saved, mailed or printed. The other databases might also have additional articles. Modernism View 257 articles or Narrow by subdivision 
    Modernism (Aesthetics) View 71 articlesor Narrow by subdivision 
    Modernism (Art) View 439 articles or Narrow by subdivision 
    Modernism (Literature) View 261 articles or Narrow by subdivision 

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Bibliographic Guides  Great Events from History II Arts and Culture Series 
    1897-1992 
    Metropolitan seminars in art : great periods in painting
    Ref. 700.904G786 1993

    Ref. 759 C212 1960

    Dictionaries 
    These give  brief definitions
    Dictionary of Art Terms Ref. 743 H145
    Handbooks  Dictionary of 20th century art Ref. 703 M996D
    Encyclopedias New International  Illustrated Encyclopedia of Art Ref. 703 N532
    Biographies World artists 1980-1990 : 
    World artists, 1950-1980 :
    Ref.709.22 W927 1991
    Ref.709.22 W927 1984

    SELECTED BOOK IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    Art has many faces : the nature of art presesented visually. 701 K96 1951
    Mainstreams of modern art. 709.034 C212 1959
    Art of the twentieth century  709.04 B558
    The story of modern art 759 C518
    American pop art. 709.73 A441 1974
    An invitation to see; 125 paintings from the Museum of Modern Art 759.06074 F814
     Painting and sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art 708.1471 M986 1948

    WEB SITES

    Dada and Surrealism
  • Female Surrealist Artists
  • Dada & Surrealism 
  • Surrealist
  • International Dada Archive

  • Department of Objects and Delusions (Surrealist Imagery) :
  • Raoul Hausmann
  • René Magritte
  • André Masson
  • Joan Miró
  • Meret Oppenheim
  • Remedios Varo
  • Paul Klee
  • Henri Émile-Benoît Matisse 
  • Roy Lichtenstein 
  • Edward Hopper

  • Joan Miro 
  • Joan Miro Reference Page
  • James F. Churchill Fine Art
  • Joseph Cornell 
  • Cubism
  • Hans Arp
  • George Grosz

  • Pablo Picasso 
  • Guernica 


  • Marcel Duchamp 
    Home Pages 
  • Fresh Widow 3000: Encounter with Marcel Duchamp 
  • Marcel Duchamp 

  • Works 
  • To be looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour (1918)
    Edvard Munch 
  • The Scream (1893) 
  • Mondrima
  • The New Yorker Collection
  • International Constructivism
  • Russian Art
  • Art: Modern)
  • ARTA Gallery, Jerusalem: The Chagall Exhibit
  • Modern Hieroglyphs: Gestural Drawing and the European Vanguard, 1900-1918
  • The Worlds of M. C. Escher
  • The Generation of 1927 (Si, Spain 
  • Robert Rauschenberg (Douglas Penn)
  • Diego Rivera Web Museum
  • Frida Kahlo Home Page

  • Georges Braque 
    Alberto Giacometti 
    Wassily Kadinsky 
  • Wassily Kandinsky 
  • Kandinsky: Compositions

  • Andy Warhol 
  • Andy Warhol Museum
  • The Warhol '95 Project

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