WorldCat Identities

Klein, Mason

Works: 10 works in 45 publications in 1 language and 2,047 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: ND623.M67, 759.5
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mason Klein
Modigliani : beyond the myth by N.Y.) Jewish Museum (New York( Book )
15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is one of the best known - and most misunderstood - artists of the twentieth century. His incisive portraits, erotically charged nudes, elegant drawings of caryatids, and primitivistic sculpture have been admired for decades. Modigliani's work, however, has typically been examined in the limited context of his so-called bohemian, anti-intellectual lifestyle. This book revises this approach toward Modigliani's art, presenting a revisionist examination of the unique historical, social, religious, and cultural significance of his oeuvre." "Modigliani: Beyond the Myth looks at the artist and his art from a variety of important perspectives: his proud heritage as a Sephardic Jew, whose spirituality embraced non-Western, classical, and Christian iconography while retaining its own ethnic identity; his critical engagement and melding of tribal and ethnographic art with Judaism in his portraiture; the representation of the female nude in his works from a feminist cultural perspective; the remarkable reception of his work in Italy after his death, and the failure of traditional art history to account for or analyze these important aspects of his life and work."--Jacket
The radical camera : New York's Photo League, 1936-1951 by Mason Klein( Book )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Artists in the Photo League, active from 1936 to 1951, were known for capturing sharply revealing, compelling moments from everyday life. Their focus centered on New York City and its vibrant streets--a newsboy at work, a brass band on a bustling corner, a crowded beach at Coney Island. Though beautiful, the images harbor strong social commentary on issues of class, child labor, and opportunity. The Radical Camera explores the fascinating blend of aesthetics and social activism at the heart of the Photo League, tracing the group's left-leaning roots and idealism to the worker-photography movement in Europe. Influenced by mentors Lewis Hine, Berenice Abbott, and Paul Strand, artists in the Photo League worked within a unique complex comprising a school, a darkroom, a gallery, and a salon, in which photography was discussed as both a means for social change and an art form. The influence of the Photo League artists on modern photography was enormous, ushering in the New York School. Presenting 150 works of the members of the Photo League alongside complementary essays that offer new interpretations of the League's work, ideas, and pedagogy, this beautifully illustrated book features artists including Margaret Bourke-White, Sid Grossman, Morris Engel, Lisette Model, Ruth Orkin, Walter Rosenblum, Aaron Siskind, W. Eugene Smith, and Weegee, among many others"--Provided by publisher
Alias Man Ray : the art of reinvention by Mason Klein( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conspiratorial laughter : a friendship : Man Ray and Duchamp by Man Ray( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toward a phenomenology of the self : Marcel Duchamp's Etant donnés by Mason Klein( )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gary Komarin : Mrs. Langdon afterword : October 11-November 3, 2007 by Gary Komarin( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helena rubinstein : beauty is power by Mason Klein( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The radical camera : New York's Photo League, 1936-1951 by Mason Klein( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alias Man Ray : the art of reinvention : The Jewish Museum, New York, [from November 15, 2009, to March 14, 2010] ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.00 for Alias Man ... to 0.92 for Toward a p ...)
English (43)