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 20th Century
20th Century Tactical Studies Group - Living up to its motto "Preserving the Past - Today - For Tomorrow", this US based group focuses on restoration of vehicles, aircraft and artifacts and on living history displays, including public battle reenactments.
Guy Morrison Fine Art - London based fine art dealer specializing in 18th, 19th and 20th Century Paintings.
Remy Fine Art Ltd. - Art gallery specialising in French 19th and 20th century impressionist and post-impressionist oil paintings from regional artists.
www.findly.com /20th-century.htm   (444 words)

  
 Graffiti Wars
Placed in their historic context, the great graffiti wars of the late 20th century illustrate the relativity of judgments of deviance and diversity, and how the dynamic interaction between the participants of different subcultures, each with their own agenda and resources, produce the perceived reality of these conflicts.
Relativity emphasizes the parts power and politics play in establishing the dominance of one subculture over others and thereby establishing the agenda of the dominant or official culture, that unique subculture against which all other subcultures are evaluated and subordinated.
Instead, the marks are incorporated into the story as part of a series of events that make up the history of these pieces of art and that part of the world.
www.graffiti.org /faq/greatgraffitiwars.html   (5622 words)

  
 19th century fine art - about 19th century fine art
Art gallery specialising in French 19th andamp; 20th century impressionist and post-impressionist oil paintings from regional artists.
The gallery Stoppenbach and Delestre in London is a Fine Art Gallery which specialises in French art of the 19th and 20th century.
Collections include ancient art, French and English 19th and early 20th century art, 19th and early 20th Century American art, international modernism, photography, and contemporary art.
www.linkelse.com /19th_century_fine_art.htm   (1193 words)

  
 20th Century Music
However, art music is not limited to music in a classical vein, and I think the 20th century witnessed the rise of several genres from folk music into something approaching art music (for a fascinating exploration of this process, see the chapter "Folk Art and Fine Art" in Albert Murray's book
Jazz reached its compositional apex with the music of Duke Ellington, who I think is the composer of the 20th century (although Jelly Roll Morton and Thelonius Monk also made strong contributions to jazz composition).
While I agree that much "classical" music composed in the 20th century was junk, there are, naturally, exceptions.
www.saint-andre.com /journal/2000-09-09.html   (342 words)

  
 TASCHEN Books: Photography - All Titles - 20th Century Photography - Facts
From Ansel Adams to Piet Zwart, over 850 works are presented in alphabetical order by photographer, with descriptive texts and photographers' biographical details, providing a comprehensive and indispensable overview of 20th century photography.
This book provides a fascinating insight into the collection's rich diversity; from conceptual art to abstraction to reportage, all of the major movements and genres are represented via a vast selection of the century's most remarkable photographs.
TASCHEN Books: Photography - All Titles - 20th Century Photography - Facts
www.taschen.com /pages/en/catalogue/books/photography/all/facts/01871.htm   (277 words)

  
 20th Century Glass: Antique & Collectable Glass Shop & Encyclopedia
Here at 20th Century Glass, we also have a useful Encyclopedia guide to Antique and Collectable Glass items, ranging from Art Deco products from British makers such as Bagley, Sowerby and Jobling, to highly collectable glass such as Vaseline/Uranium glass and Murano glass.
Whether you are a collector of antique glass, or looking for an ideal Christmas or Birthday gift, you are sure to appreciate our excellent range of European glass, Vaseline/Uranium glass and other types of antique glass and collectable glass for sale by 20th Century Glass.
All pictures and other content of this site are copyright © Wayne Stephens - 20th Century Glass 2004- 2005 unless stated otherwise
www.20thcenturyglass.com   (290 words)

  
 20th century classical music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early part of the 20th century modernist composers such as George Antheil and others produced music that was shocking to audiences of the time for its disregard or flaunting of musical conventions.
Various movements in 20th century music, including neo-classicism, serialism, experimentalism, conceptualism can be traced to this idea.
Among the most prominent composers of the 20th century were Béla Bartók, Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, Giacomo Puccini, Claude Debussy, Charles Ives, Edward Elgar, Arnold Schoenberg, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sergei Prokofiev, Igor Stravinsky, Dmitri Shostakovich, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland and Carl Nielsen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/20th_century_classical_music   (2794 words)

  
 Paul Williams' 20th Century's Greatest Hits
In the history of art, the 20th century is the first time it was possible to create an enduring art object, like a painting on canvas, out of recorded sounds.
Every entry in this book, and every one on your own alternate list of great hits of the century, is a window onto a glorious chain of history, history of art, history of consciousness.
Howlin' Wolf's vocal style, though inimitably his own, was primarily influenced and inspired by the singing of the great blues pioneer Charley Patton (whom Wolf met and learned from on the Dockery Plantation when he was 18 and Patton 31) and secondarily by the yodeling of another great 20th century American singer, Jimmie Rodgers.
www.furious.com /perfect/paulwilliams.html   (2794 words)

  
 Robert Henry Adams Fine Art on Centerstage Chicago - Robert Henry Adams Fine Art : 715 N. Franklin, Chicago, (312) 642-8700, Gallery, 18th & 19th Century, British,Chicago Art Dealers Association,Early 20th Century,Irish/British
18th & 19th Century, British, Chicago Art Dealers Association, Early 20th Century
Focusing mainly on early-to-mid-century American and European paintings and works on paper, Adams Fine Art offers a wide variety of American art from impressionism to the WPA era.
While a bit stodgy and stuffy, the two floor gallery offers the collector or casual browser a good opportunity to see the stylistic variety of work created in the first half of the twentieth century.
www.centerstagechicago.com /art/galleries/adams-fine-art.html   (234 words)

  
 ART HISTORY RESOURCES: Part 13 20th-Century Art
Painting and Sculpture of the 20th Century, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Painting and Sculpture of the 20th Century, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Kandinsky: Compositions, a review by Mark Harden (in Mark Harden's Juxtapositions)
Artists of the 20th Century: portraits, dates, links to resources with artworks, biographies of major 20th-Century and contemporary visual artists (Matthijs Leijenaar)
witcombe.sbc.edu /ARTH20thcentury.html   (1283 words)

  
 20th-century English literature - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about 20th-century English literature
The century was a period of great artistic change, and is dominated by the impact of World War I (1914–18) and World War II (1939–45), as well as by the artistic concerns of modernism (which affected both themes and methods of writing).
This indicates the questioning nature of the 20th century, which began by doubting the principles on which the Victorians had based their social code, leading to uncertainty and complexity.
The 20th century is dominated by the effects of World War I and II.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /20th-century+English+literature   (1774 words)

  
 20th Century Western Philosophy: Term Paper Section at AcademicTermPapers.com
Examines factors contributing to communism's appeal in the twentieth century: social idealism, anti-imperialism, post-colonial politics and the atmosphere of the cold war.
A concluding section articulates and defends the position that laws should be derived from assumptions of justice, while arguing simultaneously that justice is inherently an evolving concept.
The origins of otherness and alienation in Kierkegaard, Marx and Nietzsche are linked to existential ideas of the other in Buber, Camus and Sartre; the influence of otherness in modern art, and its meaning in anthropology, are also examined.
www.academictermpapers.com /catpages/catl18d.html   (5752 words)

  
 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Music of the 20th Century
Music in the twentieth century, then, does not draw on one central and contemporary tradition to the exclusion of foreign influence, but, rather, makes use of many much more individualistic origins and inspirations as its "tradition".
From the investigations of folk music, world music and other non-western artistic traditions came the realisation that western culture was but one way of looking at culture and art, even high art.
The German music critic and sociologist, Theodor Adorno (1903-1969), expressed Ives' frustration in a more formal manner: he developed the concept of 'negative dilectic', which, as far as music was concerned, meant that music must be difficult because the undemanding acted as a mass sedative, encouraging people not to think.
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory40.htm   (10765 words)

  
 Eduscreen: Our Products: Switched On Sound
This CD would not be complete without a virtual timeline that includes the major people and events in music, art, history, and literature of the twentieth century.
Join Anu Kirk, of the Duke University Talent Identification Program, on a tour through the Museum of 20th Century Music.
Make your own connections as you travel through time, uncovering links between composers and artists, historical events and music, literature and art, and more.
www.eduscreen.com /switched.htm   (309 words)

  
 Simmons College LS435 - Pathfinder to 20th century music
Introduces the compositional techniques of Western art music in the twentieth-century; includes atonality, twelve-tone technique, neotonality, and symmetrical sets.
From Sibelius to Sallinen : Finnish nationalism and the music of Finland / Lisa de Gorog ; with the collaboration of Ralph de Gorog.  New York : Greenwood Press, 1989.  NEC: ML269.5.D4 Describes the study of Finnish art music, with particular attention to Sibelius.
Discusses the life and nationalistic music of Bartók.
web.simmons.edu /~morrow/pathfinder.html   (2245 words)

  
 20th Century Limited Print by Robert Downs at Art.com
20th Century Limited Print by Robert Downs at Art.com
Art.com the leading online print and poster retailer provides framing, mounting and laminating services, posters,
Areas outside the Continental US and International orders will receive credit for Domestic Ground Shipping only.
www.art.com /asp/sp-asp/_/Aff--CONF/CTID--70879662/RFID--738958/TKID--15032991/pd--10020142/posters.htm   (2245 words)

  
 History of subcultures in the 20th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 20th century, particularly the latter half, was a time of increasing social diversity and individualism.
As a result, in the 20th century there was a rise of people frantic to both live life to the full and also express their individuality.
The dream of one day owning a computer was a popular fantasy amongst science fiction fandom which had grown from a minor subculture in the first half of the 20th century to a quite large contingent by the 70s, along with horror fandom, comics fandom and fantasy freaks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_subcultures_in_the_20th_century   (5036 words)

  
 American Antiques The 20th Century Disturbing the Status Quo
The first artistic rebellion of the 20th century saw the emergence of The Eight, a group of eight artists who showed their work together in 1908 in New York City’s Macbeth Gallery.
Many historians regard the so-called Armory Show as the most important art exhibition in the United States in the 20th century, and credit it with having helped to bring the modern movement in art to the United States.
Ann Hamilton sought to overwhelm the spectator’s senses in her sculptural installations of the 1980s and 1990s, many of which involved sound, smell, or taste.
www.webit123.com /antiques/antiques_antiquities_americas_020_199.html   (5036 words)

  
 The 20th Century's Greatest Hits
These are all creations I believe are worthy to be on a list of, or in a collection of, great artistic works (achievements) of the 20th century.
And it would be difficult for me to think of a single 20th century work of art (um, perhaps to a lesser degree Fritz Lang's Metropolis ?) that so powerfully and accurately evokes the human and other-than-human environment we find ourselves in at our historical moment.
This is a "hook," a quintessential device in rock and roll and most 20th century popular music.
www.paulwilliams.com /Top40Sample.html   (5036 words)

  
 Dickinson College - Academics - French and Italian Faculty
His scholarship has focused on 19th and 20th century French literature, particularly the mythopoesis of culture in crisis, 20th century theatre with emphasis on the theatre of the absurd, the theory of humor, and currently, realms of memory in contemporary French issues.
She specializes in French literature of the 20th century, focusing on the evolution of the modern novel, narrative and feminist theory; and in cinema studies.
Her scholarship has focused on 18th century French literature, particularly Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the advent of autobiography in modern culture.
www.dickinson.edu /cgi-bin/facshow.cgi?French+and+Italian   (596 words)

  
 TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE
Literature noticeably depended on the general political-ideological changes, which were often sharp and sudden, but which decade after decade lost their strength, and thus the art of literature was able to continue its independent development.
In the transition from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, Serbian literature took on all the basic characteristics of a modern national literature.
It is obvious that Serbian literature - in tandem with the leading literature in the other Slavic languages: Russian, Polish and Czech - is simultaneously participating in the literary life of Europe, and in the general development of the art of literature.
suc.suc.org /culture/history/Hist_Serb_Culture/chr/New_Literature.html   (8766 words)

  
 20th Century Paris - from Art Deco to Post-Modernism, 1920 - 2000 Art at WICE in Paris, France
A lesser known aspect of Parisian history and architecture is that of the past century.
Yet for every important modern style and building method, (reinforced concrete, the International Modern style, Art Deco, social housing, the skyscraper, libertarian architecture of the 1960s, post-modern theory and building) Paris boasts world famous and often pioneering buildings.
Chris Boïcos, a graduate of the Courtald Institute, has a DEA from the Sorbonne.
www.wice-paris.org /courses/arthist/artdecopostmod.html   (116 words)

  
 ART HISTORY RESOURCES: Part 13 20th-Century Art
Painting and Sculpture of the 20th Century, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Painting and Sculpture of the 20th Century, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Kandinsky: Compositions, a review by Mark Harden (in Mark Harden's Juxtapositions)
Artists of the 20th Century: portraits, dates, links to resources with artworks, biographies of major 20th-Century and contemporary visual artists (Matthijs Leijenaar)
witcombe.sbc.edu /ARTH20thcentury.html   (1283 words)

  
 Boston Marathon
There is a rich collection of French art of the 19th and 20th century on the second floor and French art means females nudes.
The artist truthfully conveys the force of nature she was: a woman able to hold her own in the highly competitive ultra macho world of art acquisition at the turn of the 20th century, a world were all the other players were super millionaire merchants and industrialists.
The MFA is particularly rich in American painting and in French art from the 19th century.
www.artcyclopedia.com /feature-2004-11.html   (2267 words)

  
 ART HISTORY RESOURCES: Part 7 Art of the Middle Ages
The Martyrium Basilica and the Holy Sepulchre in the Fourth Century
Breviary of Martin of Aragon, 15th Century (BNF, ROTH 2529)
The Islamic Collection, from the 7th to the 19th centuries (in the David Collection, Copenhagen)
witcombe.sbc.edu /ARTHmedieval.html   (2473 words)

  
 General Information Selected Readings Timeline of Art History The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publications include a variety of illustrations and descriptions of selected works of art, historical and cultural background, classroom applications in the form of lesson plans and activities, and other useful material.
for additional on-line resources that complement research presented on the Timeline.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/intro/atr/print.htm   (125 words)

  
 TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE
In the transition from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, Serbian literature took on all the basic characteristics of a modern national literature.
As early as the 1950s, during the second half of the century, the increased interest in Serbian writers, their ever greater presence in translation, the feedback which their works provoke among foreign readers and students of literature, have all indisputably transformed the old picture.
Cosic thereafter published Roots (1954) in which he turned his attention to the end of the last century, and in several voluminous novels (a series of novels) he deals with the dramatic developments and turning points in the social, ideological and political life of Serbia during the first half of the twentieth century.
suc.suc.org /culture/history/Hist_Serb_Culture/chr/New_Literature.html   (8766 words)

  
 The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The 20th Century: Introduction
The boundary-breaking art, literature, and music of the first decades of the century are the subject of the topic “Modernist Experiment.” Among the leading aesthetic innovators of this era were the composer Igor Stravinsky, the cubist Pablo Picasso, and the futurist F. Marinetti.
Another of the twentieth century’s defining features is radical artistic experiment.
Another of the defining features of the twentieth century was the emergence of new nations out of European colonial rule.
www.wwnorton.com /nael/20century/welcome.htm   (492 words)

  
 20th-century philosophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 20th century brought with it upheavals that produced a series of conflicting developments within philosophy over the basis of knowledge and the validity of various absolutes.
With classical certainties thought to be overthrown, and new social, economic, scientific, ethical, and logical problems, 20th-century philosophy was set for a series of attempts variously to reform, preserve, alter, abolish, previously conceived limits.
Philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and epistemology furthered seemingly antagonistic tendencies in accounting for consciousness and its objects, as expressed in the profound differences between analytic philosophy and phenomenology, both of which had foundations in place at the beginning of the century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/20th-century_philosophy   (175 words)

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