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Primitivism in Modern Art
This now classic study maps the profound effect of primitive art on modern, as well as the primitivizing strain in modern art itself. Robert Goldwater describes how and why works by primitive artists attracted modern painters and sculptors, and he delineates the differences between what is truly primitive or archaic and what intentionally embodies such elements. His analys ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 23rd 1986 by Belknap Press
(first published February 5th 1986)
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