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Barron, Stephanie 1950-

Works: 78 works in 437 publications in 3 languages and 14,368 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Interviews  Catalogs  Sources  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Compiler
Classifications: N6868.5.E9, 709.24
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stephanie Barron
David Hockney : a retrospective by David Hockney( Book )

15 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume celebrates more than a quarter-century of Hockney's work and forms a unique record of his hugely successful and astonishingly varied creative output from the late 1950's right up to the present
Degenerate art : the fate of the avant-garde in Nazi Germany by Stephanie Barron( Book )

18 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the 1937 Nazi-arranged exhibition "Degenerate Art," comprised of 650 avante-garde artworks stripped from German museums. Includes essays, a diagrammed catalogue of the exhibition, artist biographies, a translated facsimile of the exhibition guide, and other reference resources, accompanied by reprints of the artworks and photos of the exhibition itself
The Avant-garde in Russia, 1910-1930 : new perspectives : Los Angeles County Museum of Art [and] Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. by Los Angeles County Museum of Art( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German expressionist sculpture by Stephanie Barron( Book )

32 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume presents a survey of German expressionist sculpture. Expressionism was a modernist movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century. Its typical trait is to present the world solely from a subjective perspective, distorting it radically for emotional effect in order to evoke moods or ideas. Expressionist artists sought to express meaning or emotional experience rather than physical reality. The term is sometimes suggestive of emotional angst. The Expressionist emphasis on individual perspective has been characterized as a reaction to positivism and other artistic styles such as naturalism and impressionism. This work contains more than one hundred and twenty examples of German Expressionist sculpture by thirty-three artists. Included are sculptures by artists recognized for their work in this medium -- Ernst Barlach, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Georg Kolbe, Renee Sintenis, Gerhard Marcks -- as well as sculpture by such figures as Kathe Kollwitz, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Emil Nolde, Max Beckmann, Egon Schiele, and Otto Freundlich, whose reputations are based on their painting and graphic oeuvres. A significant number of works by lesser-known artists, who belonged to the second generation of Expressionism in the twenties among them Herbert Garbe, Conrad Felixmuller, Paul Rudolf Henning, William Wauer, and Christoph Vollare also examined. Included in the catalog are examples of the artists' varied writings as well as evaluations by contemporary critics, scholars, writers, and poets. Seven essays and excerpts from contemporary texts, published in translation for the first time, highlight the German Expressionists' concern with particular materials and their attraction to African and Oceanic art
Exiles + emigrés : the flight of European artists from Hitler by Stephanie Barron( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on twenty-three refugee painters, sculptors, photographers, and architects, and explores the meaning and consequences of their displacement from Europe because of the rise of the Nazis and the receptions they received in their host countries
Made in California : art, image, and identity, 1900-2000 by Stephanie Barron( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume is divided into five twenty-year sections, each including a narrative essay discussing the history of that era and highlighting topics particularly relevant to its visual culture. Two overarching themes emerge that have been crucial for how we imagine and understand California: first, the landscape, including both the natural and built environment, and second, the multifaceted relationships California has had with Latin America and Asia. Geographer Michael Dear has contributed a sweeping overview of the social history of California that examines the vibrant and sometimes turbulent conditions out of which the culture emerged. Essayist Richard Rodriguez closes the volume with a uniquely personal meditation on the Golden State
Magritte and contemporary art : the treachery of images by Ren Magritte( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German expressionism 1915-1925 : the second generation by Peter W Guenther( Book )

16 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de tweede bloeiperiode van het Duitse expressionisme (1918-ca. 1925)
German expressionism : documents from the end of the Wilhelmine Empire to the rise of national socialism( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German Expressionism, one of the most significant movements of early European modernism, was an enormously powerful element in Germany's cultural life, stretching from the end of the Wilhelmine Empire to the rise of Hitler's Third Reich. While the movement embraced such diverse artists as E.L. Kirchner, Wassily Kandinsky, Kathe Kollwitz, and George Grosz, all the participants shared an almost messianic belief in the power of art to change society. Once hailed as modern and experimental, utopian and international, and anarchic and socialist, Expressionism later became characterized instead as apolitical, romantic, subjective, and wildly irrational. After the Second World War, art historians, disillusioned by the earlier ideological battles, tended to emphasize Expressionism only for its aesthetic viability. Recently, however, the parameters of Expressionism have undergone reevaluation and significant questions about the relationship of Expressionism in the visual arts to Germany's political and cultural history have been raised. But many of the basic documents have either not been translated into English or appear in editions no longer in print. Other important documents exist only in archives neither published nor catalogued and have therefore never been accessible to an interested public. Rose-Carol Washton Long has drawn together over eighty documents crucial to the understanding of German Expressionism, many of them translated for the first time into English. These documents, gathered from contemporaneous exhibition catalogues, group manifestos, letters, diaries, reviews, and critiques, help to explain Expressionism's power and presence in Germany's cultural life. Annotations prepared by Washton Long with the assistance of Ida K. Rigby, Stephanie Barron, Rose-Marie Bletter, and Peter Chametzky should provide a stimulus and guide for further study. Organized into four parts, the book begins by focusing on the reception of Expressionism before the First World War and includes essays by Wilhelm Worringer and Herwarth Walden. The second part, with essays by Rosa Schapire and Bruno Taut, concentrates on the spread of Expressionistic concepts from painting into the other visual arts. The third, with letters by Walter Gropius and Otto Dix, reflects the involvement of Expressionists with the extraordinary political, social, and economic events of this period. And the fourth part, drawing from material written by critics such as G.E Hartlaub and Georg Lukacs, testifies to the continuing impact of Expressionism upon Dada artists, Bauhaus educators, Neue Sachlichkeit definers, and political activists. This volume of documents superbly supplements and enhances the recent reinterpretations of German Expressionism by providing not only the dominant voices but also the paradoxical and contradictory tones that lie within any movement
Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons : four decades of art from the Broad collections by Stephanie Barron( Book )

14 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections, organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), is the first large-scale exhibition of the Broads' achievement, presenting more than 100 works of art from these two significant collections. The show highlights American artists whose paintings, sculptures, and photographs the Broads have acquired in depth, among them Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichtenstein, Cindy Sherman, and Cy Twombly, Johns, Koons, and the Los Angeles artists John Baldessari, Sharon Lockhart, Charles Ray, Ed Ruscha, and Robert Therrien. German artists such as George Baselitz and Anselm Kiefer are also represented. Together, these works form an invaluable record of the artistic achievements of the past forty years." "This catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibition, illustrates the objects in the exhibition as well as several related works from the Broad collections. The accompanying texts include an interview with Eli and Edythe Broad by exhibition curators Stephanie Barron and Lynn Zelevansky, as well as essays by art historians Thomas Crow, Sabine Eckmann, Joanne Heyler, and Pepe Karmel, which place the works in critical and historical context."--Jacket
German expressionism : art and society by Stephanie Barron( Book )

22 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalog of an exhibition held at Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Sept. 1997-Jan. 1998
German expressionist prints and drawings : the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies by Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading California : art, image, and identity, 1900-2000 by Los Angeles county museum of art( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion volume to the exhibition Made in California: art, image and identity, 1900-2000, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art offers nineteen in-depth, illustrated essays on the making of California culture in the 20th century
Art of two Germanys--Cold War cultures( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout the Cold War, the creation and reception of art in East and West Germany was inseparably linked to divided political realities. Artists in the two Germanys redeployed the traditions of abstraction and realism in new national and international contexts, creating a wide range of powerful artworks that often responded to political events, popular culture, and changes in technology and reproduction." "Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures is the catalogue for a groundbreaking international exhibition that reveals for the first time the contribution of both Germanys to the development of modern and contemporary art. This substantial and profusely illustrated book, with seventeen important essays by major art historians and cultural critics as well as a chronological overview of the history Of East and West Germany, is the first comprehensive look at the scope of postwar German painting, photography, sculpture, video, and performance art. It includes work by more than 120 artists."--BOOK JACKET
Ken Price Sculpture : a Retrospective by Stephanie Barron( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive book on American sculptor Ken Price presents a comprehensive overview of the artist's exquisite and innovative work. For more than 50 years, Ken Price created remarkable and unique objects that have redefined contemporary sculpture practice. Published in conjunction with a LACMA-organized retrospective exhibition, this monograph features superbly reproduced color photographs of Price's vibrant and anthropomorphic work, which has garnered a cultlike following among artists, critics, and scholars since the 1960s. Also included are essays tracing the arc of Price's career and addressing his development as a colorist; a compilation of in-depth interviews from 1980 to 2011; and an appreciation by his friend Frank Gehry, who is also designing the exhibition. An illustrated checklist and chronology as well as an anthology of historical texts from the 1960s allow readers to envision the remarkable trajectory of Price's work. Examining the artist's prolific career and influence, this authoritative book on Price will serve as the catalyst for further scholarly investigation."--Publisher's website
Calder and abstraction : from avant-garde to iconic by Stephanie Barron( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander Calder's most beloved creations--from his mobiles to his public sculpture--are examined from every angle in this stunning book. Widely considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century, Alexander Calder revolutionized modern sculpture--most significantly with his kinetic works, for which Marcel Duchamp coined the term "mobiles." Later in his career, Calder created enormous versions of these floating abstractions. Their arching forms, dynamic surfaces, and sheer mass reflected his fascination with engineering and technology. This book focuses on Calder's earlier, interior-scaled works, which paved the way for the public works that continue to fascinate viewers around the world. Filled with images of Calder's elegant, colorful, floating shapes, this volume offers a number of critical texts that enrich our understanding of this innovative artist. Together with an illustrated exhibition chronology and bibliography, this in-depth and highly engaging volume offers something for every fan of Calder's work"--
Degenerate art by David Grubin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Nazi attacks on the avant garde and their desecration of modernist art culminating in the 1937 exhibition of "Entartete Kunst" (degenerate art) in Munich. The film also describes the opening of the Haus der Kunst and the Nazi approved art it exhibited. Produced in conjunction with the 1991 Los Angeles County Museum reconstruction of the "degenerate art" exhibition, which assembled more than 150 surviving masterworks from the original show and gathered photographic documentation, motion-picture footage and the recollections of witnesses of the time
California, 5 footnotes to modern art history : [exhibition], 18 January-24 April, 1977, Contemporary Art Galleries, Lytton Halls, Frances and Armand Hammer Wing, Los Angeles County Museum of Art by Los Angeles County Museum of Art( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art in Los Angeles : the museum as site--sixteen projects : Los Angeles County Museum of Art, July 21-October 4, 1981 : [exhibition catalog] by Stephanie Barron( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entartete Kunst : das Schicksal der Avantgarde im Nazi-Deutschland; [Ausstellungstermine: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 17. Februar - 12. Mai 1991 ... Altes Museum, Berlin, 4. März - 31. Mai 1992] by Stephanie Barron( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Degenerate art : the fate of the avant-garde in Nazi Germany
Alternative Names
Barron, Stphanie

בארון, סטפני 1950-

ברון, סטפני 1950-

English (228)

German (24)

Spanish (2)

Exiles + emigrés : the flight of European artists from HitlerMade in California : art, image, and identity, 1900-2000Magritte and contemporary art : the treachery of imagesGerman expressionism : documents from the end of the Wilhelmine Empire to the rise of national socialismJasper Johns to Jeff Koons : four decades of art from the Broad collectionsGerman expressionism : art and societyReading California : art, image, and identity, 1900-2000Art of two Germanys--Cold War cultures