Peter Brooke Author

Peter Brooke

Peter Brooke is the author of the first major biography of Albert Gleizes, Albert Gleizes – For and Against the Twentieth Century, Yale University Press, 2001 and the translator and editor of Art and Religion, Art and Science, Art and Production by Albert Gleizes, also published by Francis Boutle Publishers.

  • The Aesthetic of beuron
    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.

  • From Cubism to Classicism

    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.

  • Art and Religion Book Cover

    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.

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