Post-Impressionism to World War II
is an exciting anthology of the best art history writings of the Post-Impressionist period. Several key essays by critics including Benjamin, Greenberg and Bürger knit together primary sources and classic, “canonical” criticism.
- Collects the most important writings on art history from Post-Impressionism to the mid-20th century, covering both canonical and contemporary perspectives
- Offers a chronicle of avant-garde practice during an especially creative, if volatile, period of history
- Features several key essays by critics including Benjamin, Greenberg and Bürger
- Includes recent critical interventions from a range of methodological perspectives – both well-known and less familiar
- Organizes material thematically, and features introductory essays to each of the five sections
- Provides a valuable, stimulating resource for students and teachers alike and offers new ways to think about and teach this important period in art history.