High Drama: Eugene Berman and the Legacy of the Melancholic Sublime.

Duncan, Michael.

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Art curator Duncan explores the beliefs, styles and legacy of the ‘melancholic sublime’, a school of great interest, ripe for rediscovery by todays museum-goers and readers. These artists were strongly influenced by surrealism and the theatre and ignored the formalist expression of modernism. Amazing illustrations.

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Description

Influenced strongly by surrealism and the theatre, Eugene Berman and his peers were also variously labeled neo-romantics, fanatics, and magic realists. This unique publication explores the sculpture and paintings of this acclaimed visionary artist and taps into a fascinating and little known undercurrent in twentieth-century aesthetics.

Book Details

Author Duncan, Michael.
Format HC
Publisher Hudson Hills Press Inc.,U.S.
Imprint Hudson Hills Press Inc.,U.S.
Number of Pages 167
Illustrations Illustrations (some col.)
Publish Date 1/03/2007
Catalogue LNov8
Catalogue book number 20