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The Spanish Night

Flamenco Avant Garde and Popular Culture 1865 - 1936

written by Jody Blake, Georges Didi-Huberman, César Antonio Molina

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia | ISBN 9788480263726

Paperback – 400 pages

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Coinciding with the diffusion of cubism and with the arrival of artists fleeing war to the Iberian Peninsula, such as Gleizes, Picabia, and the Delaunays, Spanish dance emerges as a model for abstract and decorative rhythm. Numerous artists used the dancers image to disarrange the figure, traveling from figuration to stylization or abstraction: among them, Picasso, Severini and Lipchitz.

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