WorldCat Identities

Goldwater, Robert 1907-1973

Overview
Works: 174 works in 641 publications in 7 languages and 13,354 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  History  Juvenile works  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Contributor, zxx, Other, Creator
Classifications: ND553.G27, 759.4
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Artists on art, from the XIV to the XX century. 100 illustrations by Robert Goldwater( Book )

83 editions published between 1945 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We have translated into English for the first time nearly one-half of the artists' writings quoted, and have reworked other selections for this book." -- Forward. "Sources": p. 480-487
Paul Gauguin by Paul Gauguin( Book )

46 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is modern sculpture? by Robert Goldwater( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primitivism in modern art by Robert Goldwater( Book )

44 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in 7 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This now classic study maps the profound effect of primitive art on modern, as well as the primitivizing strain in modern art itself. Robert Goldwater describes how and why works by primitive artists attracted modern painters and sculptors, and he delineates the differences between what is truly primitive or archaic and what intentionally embodies such elements. His analysis distinguishes the romanticism of Gauguin; an emotional primitivism exemplified by the Brucke and Blaue Reiter groups in Germany; the intellectual primitivism of Picasso and Modigliani; and a "primitivism of the subconscious" in Miro, Klee, and Dali. Two of Goldwater's related essays - "Judgments of Primitive Art, 1905-1965" and "Art History and Anthropology"--Have been added for this new paperback edition."--BOOK COVER
Symbolism by Robert Goldwater( Book )

25 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Gauguin by Paul Gauguin( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to the informative commentaries accompanying the colorplates, an absorbing introduction to Gauguin's life and work has been added
The paintings of Arshile Gorky : a critical catalogue by Jim M Jordan( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents Gorky's entire known production in the oil medium. Nearly 400 paintings are fully illustrated"--Cover
Senufo sculpture from West Africa by N.Y.) Museum of Primitive Art (New York( Book )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses the use and meaning of these works, their employment in religious ritual, and their connections with the dominant secret society of the Senufo people"--Dustjaket
Modern art in your life by Robert Goldwater( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an exhibition by the Museum of Modern Art in 1949
Space and dream by Robert Goldwater( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space, dream, constellation, these words which carry so much significance for twentieth century science, also opened new and wonderful worlds for the artist. In this volume, Robert Goldwater, Professor of Fine Arts, New York University, and Chairman, Administrative Committee of the The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, examines art conceived in the period between the two world wars by men whose remarkable interpretations of these words are clearly manifest in their work. The artists created a ne kind of space-not real or classical or Cubist, but floating (dream). This concepts, which is germane to so much art activity today, is analyzed in detail as it occurs in the paintings, sculpture, and writings of Arp, Brancusi, de Chirico, Ernst, Kandinsky, Klee, Masson, Miró, Picasso, Tanguy, and others. More than seventy works are reproduced, eight of which are in color -- Front flap, dust jacket
Bambara sculpture from the Western Sudan by New York (N.Y.)( Book )

15 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rufino Tamayo by Robert Goldwater( Book )

8 editions published in 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lipchitz by Jacques Lipchitz( Book )

8 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Gogh [critical study by Charles Estienne( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a biographical section by C.H. Sibert
Primitivism in modern painting by Robert Goldwater( Book )

10 editions published between 1937 and 1991 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Gauguin by Robert Goldwater( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of artist Paul Gauguin, describing his early struggles and successes, his painting style, the impact he had on the art world, and other related topics
Paul Gauguin by Robert Goldwater( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hebdomeros : with Monsieur Dudron's adventure, and other metaphysical writings by Giorgio De Chirico( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealistische roman en andere metafysisch getinte teksten van de Grieks-Italiaanse kunstenaar en schrijver (1888-1978)
Lipchitz by Jacques Lipchitz( Book )

13 editions published in 1954 in 4 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foto's met korte inleidende tekst over het werk van de Franse beeldhouwer, van Litouwse afkomst (1891-1973)
Abstraction in art by Robert Goldwater( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1957 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Goldwater, Robert

Goldwater, Robert 1907-1973

Goldwater, Robert J. 1907-1973

Goldwater, Robert J., (Robert John), 1907-1973

Goldwater, Robert John.

Goldwater Robert John 1907-1973

Robert Goldwater Amerikaans kunsthistoricus (1907-1973)

Robert Goldwater critique d'art, fondateur du Musée d'art primitif de New York

Robert Goldwater historiador del arte estadounidense

Robert Goldwater US-amerikanischer Kunsthistoriker und Ehemann der Objektkünstlerin Louise Bourgeois

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Primitivism in modern artSymbolismPaul GauguinPaul GauguinPaul GauguinHebdomeros : with Monsieur Dudron's adventure, and other metaphysical writings