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The Inquiring Eye: Early Modernism, 1900–1940


This overview traces the development of artistic styles from 1900 to 1940, examining fauvism, cubism, futurism, expressionism, surrealism, and other movements. It includes works by such painters and sculptors as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Wassily Kandinsky, Constantin Brancusi, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Georgia O'Keeffe, Horace Pippin, Diego Rivera, and Isamu Noguchi.

The Inquiring Eye: Early Modernism, 1900–1940 loan packet includes:

  • a 47-page booklet with timeline
  • 12 color study prints
  • an image CD.

This teaching packet is available free of charge for a nine-month loan period, permitting extended use in classroom or library settings.

The Inquiring Eye: Early Modernism
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