Arts Curriculum

Chaos and Classicism

October 1, 2010–January 9, 2011

Exhibition Catalogues

Silver, Kenneth E., Chaos and Classicism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936. Exh. cat. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2010.

———. Esprit De Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War, 1914–1925. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.


A More Durable Self

“Highlights from the Collection,” Museu Picasso, http://www.bcn.cat/museupicasso/en/collection/highlights.html.

The Museum of Modern Art, http://www.moma.org.


Classical Bodies, New Humanity

Fernand Léger Museum, http://www.musee-fernandleger.fr.


Crazy for Classicism

La Pietra, Ugo, ed. Gio Ponti. New York: Rizzoli, 2009.

The Constructors
Berger, Ursel, and Thomas Pavel, eds. Barcelona Pavilion: Mies van der Rohe and Kolbe, Architecture and Sculpture. Exh. cat. Berlin: Jovis; Georg-Kolbe-Museum, 2006.

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe, http://www.miesbcn.com/en/foundation.html.

“Barcelona Pavilion – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Online,” Great Buildings Online, http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Barcelona_Pavilion.html.


Classicizing the Everyday

In Focus: August Sander; Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2008.

Sander, August. August Sander. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1977.


Performance/Anxiety

Kalitina, Nina. André Derain: A Painter through the Ordeal by Fire. Bournemouth, England: Parkstone & Aurora Art, 1998.

Vegelin van Claerbergen, Ernst, and Barnaby Wright, eds. André Derain: The London Paintings. Exh. cat. London: Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery in association with Paul Holberton Publishing, 2005.


The Dark Side of Classicism

Banyard, Peter, The Rise of the Dictators, 1919–1939. Edited by John Pimlott. New York: Franklin Watts, 1986.

Schaap, Jeremy. Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, http://www.ushmm.org.

Video: Jesse Owens 1936 Olympics Adolf Hitler, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXIe5GbLSUs (accessed August 5, 2010).