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eBook John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist ePub
Author: Debra Bricker Balken
Language: English
ISBN: 0934552789
ISBN13: 978-0934552783
Publisher: Boston Athenaeum; First Edition edition (May 17, 2010)
Pages: 112
Category: Sculpture
Subcategory: Photo
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Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name, this fully illustrated, all-color catalogue is the first examination of the work of American sculptor John Storrs (1885-1956) to appear in over twenty years

Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name, this fully illustrated, all-color catalogue is the first examination of the work of American sculptor John Storrs (1885-1956) to appear in over twenty years.

John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist" Grey Art Gallery, New York. At least, that's the conclusion arrived at from Balkan's highlighting of Storrs's "most innovative period," roughly 1917 to 1930. April 12, 2011-July 9, 2011. Given her curatorial acumen-Balken had a decisive hand in superb exhibitions devoted to Arthur Dove and The Park Avenue Cubists-she deserves the benefit of a doubt.

John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist Paperback – May 14, 2010. Thanks to this writer who cared enough to tell Storrs' story with class and dignity. One person found this helpful. by. Debra Bricker Balken (Author). Debra Bricker Balken is an independent curator and writer who covers aspects of American modernism and contemporary art. Her recent publications include Dove/O'Keeffe: Circles of Influence (2009), After Many Springs: Regionalism, Modernism and the Midwest (2009), Debating American Modernism: Stieglitz, Duchamp, and the American Avant-Garde (2003), and The Park Avenue Cubists (2003).

The exhibition, John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist, was organized by Debra Bricker Balken, an independent scholar and curator, for the Boston Athenaeum, where it opened last spring

The exhibition, John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist, was organized by Debra Bricker Balken, an independent scholar and curator, for the Boston Athenaeum, where it opened last spring. Born and reared in Chicago, Storrs studied for short periods at the Art Institute of Chicago, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He trained in Hamburg with Arthur Bock, a Vienna Secession-style figurative sculptor, and in Paris with Auguste Rodin. Continue reading the main story.

Machine-Age Modernist focuses on the most innovative phase of Storrs’s sculpture, from 1917 through the early . Curator Debra Bricker Balken. Organized by Boston Athenæum by David B. Dearinger, Susan Morse Hilles Curator of Paintings and Sculpture.

Machine-Age Modernist focuses on the most innovative phase of Storrs’s sculpture, from 1917 through the early 1930s, and features most of the known works from the period. With the onset of the Great Depression in 1929 and the emergence of totalitarian regimes in Europe, commissions became scarce and his financial resources greatly limited.

Find nearly any book by Debra Bricker Balken. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist. by Debra Bricker Balken. ISBN 9780934552790 (978-34552-79-0) Softcover, Boston Athenaeum, 2010. Find signed collectible books: 'John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist'.

John Storrs, Machine-Age Modernist," October 2, 2010–January 2, 2011. Grey Art Gallery, New York University. Debra Bricker Balken. Exh. ca. Boston Athenaeum. John Storrs, Machine-Age Modernist," April 12–July 9, 2011. Rediscovery: John Storrs. Art in America 57 (May–June 1969), ill. p. 66, locates it with the Downtown Gallery, New York. Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Ar. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. Boston, 2010, pp. 50, 100, no. 30, ill. 90 (color).

John William Bricker (September 6, 1893 – March 22, 1986) was a United States Senator and the 54th Governor of Ohio. He was also the Republican nominee for Vice President in 1944. Born in Madison County, Ohio, Bricker attended Ohio State University and began a legal practice in Columbus, Ohio. He also served in the United States Army during World War I. He held various public offices between 1920 and 1937, including the position of Ohio Attorney General.

Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name, this fully illustrated, all-color catalogue is the first examination of the work of American sculptor John Storrs (1885-1956) to appear in over twenty years. One of America's foremost modernists, Storrs produced a remarkable body of work that helped re-invigorate the then largely academic medium of sculpture. He was at the forefront of both the European and American avant-garde movements in the early twentieth century and was part of a vibrant culture that included his teacher Auguste Rodin and the members of Katherine Dreier's Societe Anonyme, such as artists Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Charles Demuth, and Joseph Stella. This catalogue gives particular emphasis to one of the most innovative phases of Storrs's work from the late 1910s to the 1930s when he was finding inspiration in the new skyscrapers and other modern buildings that he saw in New York and Chicago.
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