Abstraction in Action “Inventing Abstraction” by Briony Fer https://abstractioninaction.com/contexts/modern/articule-inventing-abstraction-by-briony-fer/

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Briony Fer. Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925, ArtForum, June 2013

Few episodes in the History of Art attract so many origin myths as the history of abstraction. As a plotline, it’s hard to beat—an intoxicating, utopian rhetoric of a revolutionary new beginning through art—and ever more entrenched now…

November 5, 2013