Master of Modern Sculpture

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Masters of Modern SculptureĀ  Part 1: The Pioneers
Rodin's 1898 monument to Balzac--called the first modern sculpture--undermined the centuries-old academic tradition. His contemporaries infused matter with imagination and meaning. They introduced the defining concepts of abstraction, ambiguity, and…
Masters of Modern SculptureĀ  Part 2: Beyond Cubism
A look at central figures in major movements of the early 20th century--Constructivism, Dada, Futurism and Surrealism--and a concise summary of their ideologies and importance. Also included are independent artists…
Masters of Modern SculptureĀ  Part 3: The New World
After World War II American sculpture came into its own. A large group of highly talented artists emerged, with astonishing work and innovations. America's remote spaces, discarded objects and abundant…

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