Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Modern And Primitive Art” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Modern And Primitive Art
 
by
Charles Wentinck
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Modern And Primitive Art

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
The encounter with creations of primitive and tribal art at the beginning of the twentieth century had a profound significance for European and American artists. The plates provide telling and fascinating juxtapositions of works produced by exotic cultures, with paintings and sculptures by over thirty modern artists. The texts examines the rejuvenating influences of those ...more
Hardcover, 110 pages
Published 1978 by Phaidon Press (first published 1974)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Modern And Primitive Art, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Modern And Primitive Art

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-11)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Alejandro Teruel
Aug 11, 2012 Alejandro Teruel rated it it was amazing
Shelves: en-casa, arte
When I first read this book, quite some time ago, I was totally blown away by it. While I had read about, say, Picassos being influenced by some African art he had managed to see at a Paris exhibition, nothing had prepared me for the wonderful experience of being able to compare, side by side and in full colour, a non-Western artwork or artefact and its modern art derivative: Paul Klees Jörg alongside the mask of an inca mummy, an eskimo Shoovegar alongside ing Ernst Barlachs Russian Beggar Woma ...more
Megan Summers
Megan Summers rated it liked it
May 07, 2013
Jg Correa
Jg Correa rated it liked it
Jun 12, 2016
علي طخاخ
علي طخاخ marked it as to-read
Dec 17, 2012
Nasim Nazemian
Nasim Nazemian marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2013
Sapna
Sapna marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2013
Awaad Omar
Awaad Omar marked it as to-read
Apr 21, 2013
Kriti
Kriti is currently reading it
May 03, 2013
Anna Maria
Anna Maria marked it as to-read
Aug 08, 2014
Ahmed Makki
Ahmed Makki marked it as to-read
Dec 25, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book