By R. Scott Harnsberger

Sometimes thought of to be America's first indigenous modernist artwork type, Precisionism, a circulation largely of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, targeting depicting the city and commercial panorama, emphasizing the formal geometrical features of stable mass and fresh strains and rendering those vistas with simplified, sharp-edged shapes and tender, unmodulated program of pigment, void of extraneous info and impersonal in tone. This annotated bibliography bargains with Precisionism and its ten best practitioners: George Ault, Peter Blume, Ralston Crawford, Charles Demuth, Preston Dickinson, O. Louis Guglielmi, Louis Lozowick, Morton L. Schamberg, Charles Sheeler, and Niles Spencer.

Each artist's bankruptcy starts off with a biographical comic strip and comprises sections for Writings, Statements, and Interviews; Monographs and Exhibition Catalogues; Articles and Essays; Exhibition studies; publication stories; Dissertations and Theses; Reference resources; and Archival resources. a unique part on the finish of every bankruptcy lists annotated reproductions of the artist's paintings showing in any of roughly 225 resource volumes. insurance extends to portray, drawings, lithographs, and images. a gap bankruptcy, additionally divided by way of kinds of fabrics, covers Precisionism mostly and cites fabric within which or extra of the 10 artists are mentioned. A key-phrase index presents complete citations for the resource volumes. 3 different indexes facilitate entry via writer, short-title of exhibition catalogues, and topics. the one annotated bibliography on Precisionism, this quantity might be a beneficial relief to analyze on numerous topics in relation to glossy American art.

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