Painting and its laws
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Introduction by Hubert Krins
Afterword and notes by Peter Brooke
The first translations into English of the Benedictine monk Desiderius Lenz, who as a painter and sculptor in the late nineteenth century anticipated many of the ideas associated with twentieth-century art.
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In the two essays in this book, written in the 1920s, Gino Severini, the Italian Futurist painter living in Paris, and Albert Gleizes, painter and co-author of Du Cubisme, the first important theoretical defence of Cubism, reflect upon the central principles that guided painting from the Renaissance to the challenge of Cubism and Futurism in early years of the twentieth century.
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A comprehensive theory of the history of art and the evolution of modern art and discusses twentieth century painting in the light of the changes which have occurred in other disciplines, notably mathematics and the physical sciences, and the influence of religion.