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Alexander Nemerov

Full Name: Alexander Nemerov
Number of Works: 8
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ISBN: 0300172397, 9780300172393
Keywords: america, 1940s, ault, george, world
Pages: 152
Published: 2011

An American painter usually associated with the Precisionist movement, George Copeland Ault (1891-1948) created works that provide a unique window onto the uncertainty and despair of the Second World War. Despite early commercial success in the 1920s, Ault eventually withdrew from both artistic and political worlds in 1937 and set up his studio in a tiny house in Woodstock, New York, where he produced evocative scenes of barns, telephone wires, and streetlights that utilize precise alignments and geometries to impose a symbolic order on a world in crisis.To Make a World is the first publicatio
ISBN: 0520947444, 9780520947443
Keywords: civil, war, places, macbeth, night, acting
Pages: 312
Published: 2010

What can the performance of a single play on one specific night tell us about the world this event inhabited so briefly? Alexander Nemerov takes a performance of Macbeth in Washington, DC on October 17, 1863—with Abraham Lincoln in attendance—to explore this question and illuminate American art, politics, technology, and life as it was being lived. Nemerov's inspiration is Wallace Stevens and his poem "Anecdote of the Jar," in which a single object organizes the wilderness around it in the consciousness of the poet. For Nemerov, that evening's performance of Macbeth reached
ISBN: 0980205522, 9780980205527
Keywords: dick, moby
Pages: 136
Published: 2010