Folklore & Avant-Garde
Beschrijving Folklore & Avant-Garde
Tent. Krefeld, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, 10-11-2019, 23-02-2020. - Groepstentoonstelling onderzoekt de receptie van folkloristische tradities en volkskunst binnen het modernisme van de beeldende kunst. - Coll. VAM: Chagall, Marc, Khalyastre, 1922, p. 216 ill. kleur (LS-collectie) ; Lissitzky, EL, Ukrainian Folk Tales, 1922, p. 219 ill. kleur (LS-collectie). - A century after the modernism art movement arrived in Europe and America, many artists and architects found new inspiration in an unlikely place. Handcrafted folk-industrialization expanded. Other folkloric traditions such as oral tales, customs, and proverbs also started to influence the pioneers of modernism as the movement began to develop its artistic language. As private collectors, museums, and artists have begun to collect and exhibit these treasured artifacts, the artistic community has started to focus their attention on how popular and folk traditions influenced modern artistic practice. Folklore & Avantgarde examines the influence of folkloric traditions within the modernism movement in great detail. The work of avant-garde artists such as Josef Albers, Sonia Delaunay, and Johannes Itten is contrasted with craft objects and folk art, including African, folk, and peasant art and textile handicrafts.