Cosmos : From Romanticism to the Avant-garde

Clair, Jean and Deligeorges, Stéphane and Metken, Günter and Graham, Mayo and Marien, Mary Warner and Brunet, François and Harvey, Eleanor Jones and Pepall, Rosalind and Phillips, Christopher and Larson, Barbara and Lista, Giovanni and Kazous, Igor A. and Naubert-Riser, Constance and Ottinger, Didier. Cosmos : From Romanticism to the Avant-garde. Montréal, Qc: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal/The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1999.

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Abstract (English)

This major exhibition catalogue draws attention to how aesthetic traditions (from Romanticism to the last avant-garde) relate to the conquests of explorers and technological discoveries by scientists. Fourteen authors elaborate upon the discovery of outer space, while discussing the following subjects: the relationship between artistic creation and natural science; the notion of America as the promised land; the polar regions; lunar photography; and imaginary cosmologies. Special attention is given to the ideas of three artist-scientists: Leonardo, Friedrich and Duchamp. Along with extensive critical information, the catalogue includes a list of images reproduced, as well as a list of works in the exhibition. Brief biographical notes on the artists and selected scientists. Circa 320 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Clair, Jean (Editor); Clair, Jean (Author); Deligeorges, Stéphane (Author); Metken, Günter (Author); Graham, Mayo (Curator); Graham, Mayo (Author); Marien, Mary Warner (Author); Brunet, François (Author); Harvey, Eleanor Jones (Author); Pepall, Rosalind (Curator); Pepall, Rosalind (Author); Phillips, Christopher (Curator); Phillips, Christopher (Author); Larson, Barbara (Author); Lista, Giovanni (Author); Kazous, Igor A. (Author); Naubert-Riser, Constance (Curator); Naubert-Riser, Constance (Author); Ottinger, Didier (Curator); Ottinger, Didier (Author); Cogeval, Guy (Prefacer); Théberge, Pierre (Prefacer)
Dossier: 330 - MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE MONTRÉAL / THE MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (Montréal)
Collation: 396 p. : 399 ill. (305 in col.) ; 32 x 26 cm
ISBN: 3791320890
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Montréal, Qc: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal/The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Artists: Honert, Martin; Duchamp, Marcel; Ernst, Max; Restrepo, José Alejandro; Borduas, Paul-Émile; Riopelle, Jean-Paul; Harris, Lawren Stewart; Ewen, Paterson; Stenberg, Vladimir Avgoustoritch; Rothko, Mark; Newman, Barnett; Cornell, Joseph; De Chirico, Giorgio; Fornasetti, Piero; Parmiggiani, Claudio; Skoda, Vladimir; Klein, Yves; Ruff, Thomas; Kabakov, Ilya; Michals, Duane; Rauschenberg, Robert; Squires, Eddie; Wieland, Joyce; Rotraut(Uecker, Rotraut); Celmins, Vija; Holt, Sara; Byars, James Lee; Segal, George; Tansey, Mark; Bleckner, Ross; Schimert, Katy; Smith, Kiki; Hatoum, Mona; Misrach, Richard; Kiefer, Anselm; Malin, David
Critics / Curators / Historians: Clair, Jean; Graham, Mayo; Naubert-Riser, Constance; Ottinger, Didier; Pepall, Rosalind; Phillips, Christopher
Art Organizations: The Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts (Montréal)
Event Statement: Exhibition organised by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Itinerary: 17 June - 17 Oct. 1999, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts ; 23 Nov. 1999 - 20 Feb. 2000, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona.
Keywords: SPACE; COSMOS; INFINITY; IMAGINATION; MOON; ASTRONOMY; COSMOLOGY; COSMOGONY; EXPLORATION; ART AND SCIENCE; MYSTICISM; SCIENTISM; UNIVERSE; UTOPIA; DISCOVERY VOYAGE; SUBLIME; INTUITION; EARTH; LANDSCAPE; ABSTRACTION; INSTALLATION; CERAMICS; PHOTOGRAPHY; ARCHITECTURE; DRAWING; PAINTING; INUIT ART; MODERNISM; CITY; CONSTELLATION; ANXIETY; ROMANTICISM; UNKNOWN; REVERIE; LUMINOUS; TERRA INCOGNITA; DISENCHANTMENT; NORTH; SYMBOLISM; MYTHOLOGY; LATIN-AMERICAN ART; ETHNOCENTRISM; COLONIALISM; NATURAL HISTORY; GEOLOGY; GEOGRAPHY; TOPOGRAPHY; WILDERNESS; DAGUERREOTYPE; EXPLORER(S)-PHOTOGRAPHER(S) RELATIONS; METAPHOR; ICEBERG; SIBERIAN ART; FANTASY; SPECTROSCOPE; AIR BALLOON; INVISIBLE; DYNAMISM; FUTURISM; RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE; SPATIAL ART; SUPREMATISM; CONSTRUCTIVISM; CIRCULARITY; IMAGE; NOSTALGIA; TECHNOLOGISM; CORRESPONDANCE; TRAVEL JOURNAL; RENAISSANCE; MICROCOSM/MACROCOSM; LANDSCAPE PAINTING; AEROPAINTING; DECORATIVE ART; LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY; MÉRYON, CHARLES; CARR, EMILY; DUMONT, L.; GRANDVILLE; RAYMOND, ALEX; VON HUMBOLTD, ALEXANDER; ENDER, EDUARD; BOUQUET, LOUIS; FRANKLIN; LÉVY-DHARMER, LUCIEN; FILLIA; BOCCIONI, UMBERTO; ORIANI, PIPPO; FEDOROV, NIKOLAÏ; VERNE, JULES; MALEVITCH, VLADIMIR; LISSITSKY, EL; KUPKA, FRANTISEK; DELAUNEY, ROBERT; HABLIK, WENZEL; TAUT, BRUNO; LEONARDO DA VINCI; FRIEDRICH, CASPAR DAVID; KEPLER, JOHANNES; NASA; YOSEMITE VALLEY
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Catalogue also published in French (see entry 13707).

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Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 17:14
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13898
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