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American Modernism. Armory Show Chicago, 1913. Paul Cézanne Four Bathers 1879-1882. Pablo Picasso Woman with Mustard Pot 1910. Marcel Duchamp Nude Descending a Staircase 1912. Seeing New York with a Cubist The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway) 1913.

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american modernism

American Modernism

Armory Show

Chicago, 1913

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Paul Cézanne

Four Bathers

1879-1882

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Pablo Picasso

Woman with Mustard Pot

1910

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Marcel Duchamp

Nude Descending a Staircase

1912

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Seeing New York with a Cubist

The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway)

1913

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Henri Matisse

Le Luxe II

1907-08

american modernism had to deal with

American ModernismHad to Deal With

The Place of Internationalism

The Schematic

Theory

What does it mean to be new?

chicago
Chicago
  • Optimism
  • A little uncivilized
spectacle
Spectacle

“Step In! No Danger! Cubist Show Now On!”

  • "Remember, this is the uncensored sho. It's there--there--there--on the inside, ladies and gentlemen. It's continuous. It's different, and it's art--art of the present and the future. A thrill every minute. Something new to tickle the fancy and feast the eye."
  • That was all that was needed--just a real old-fashioned bally-ho at the head of the marble staircase in [the] Art Institute yesterday--to make the first-time visitor to the international exhibition of modern art believe he had done a Rip Van Winkle act and awakened in the old Clark Street Museum.

Chicago Record-Herald, March 25, 1913

chicago evening post march 24 1913
Chicago Evening Post March 24, 1913

Colonel Henry Clay Medders of Kentucky in the Big City

“Let’s see now. I had two small ones before breakfast and—”

three modes of interaction
Three modes of interaction
  • Parody
  • The law
  • Obscenity
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Alexander Archipenko

Le Repos

1911

underlying issues
Underlying Issues
  • Spectacle
  • Primitivism
  • Difficulty
  • Mimesis
modernism as a deliberate break
Modernism As a Deliberate Break

Moment of modernism was unmistakable

Shaken faith in traditional modes

Implications of this break

Self-conscious modernism

three sites of struggle
Three sites of struggle
  • Professionalism
  • Public culture
  • Modes of coping
professionalism
Professionalism
  • Definitions
  • Specialization and technical innovation
  • Self consciousness
  • Rise of difficulty
public culture
Public Culture
  • Mass culture
  • Urbanization
  • Democratization
  • The avant-garde
modes of coping
Modes of Coping
  • Finding order
  • Subject/object and representation
  • Romanticist or Classicist?