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Painting by Marcel Duchamp 'Chocolate Grinder (No.1)', on cover of 'The Power of the Avant-Garde, Now and Then', by Lannoo Publishers.

The Power of the Avant-Garde

Now and Then

By (author) Ulrich Bischoff
By (author) Jürgen Müller


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  • How the 'Great War' influenced art: from Rodin to Duchamp and from Munch to Malevich
  • With contributions from Luc Tuymans, Jeff Wall and Marlène Dumas
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In The Power of the Avant-Garde, contemporary artists from different art disciplines enter into dialogue with their colleagues from the historical avant-garde movement. Luc Tuymans talks about ‘Le Grand Cheval’ of Raymond Duchamp-Villon; Marlène Dumas describes her passion for Edvard Munch; John Baldessari discusses the genius Marcel Broodthaers,… This book makes surprising links, shedding new light on the power and influence of art before, during and after World War I. Text in English, French, and Dutch.

About the Author

Ulrich Bischof is a German art historian, curator and author. He wrote Edvard Munch 1863-1944. Bilder von Leben und vom Tod and Paul Klee. Jurgen Muller is an art historian and professor of art history at the Dresden University. He specialises in movies, and coordinated the Taschen series Best Movies...

Lannoo Publishers
18th Oct 2016
280 mm x 240 mm
272 Pages
150 color, 50 b&w
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