Faces in the Crowd: The Modern Figure and Avant-Garde Realism

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"The apparition of these faces in the crowd; petals on a wet, black bough." ― Ezra Pound Pound's celebrated haiku powerfully evokes the situation of the individual in the metropolis: personalities suspended in a moment within the life of the city. The Whitechapel Gallery, London and Castello di Rivoli in Turin, Italy organized Faces in the Crowd as an exploration of this condition of modernity seen in realist art, especially art of the human face and form. The exhibition and its catalog trace a history of avant-garde ...

Faces in the Crowd: The Modern Figure and Avant-Garde Realism 2005, Skira Editore, Milan, Italy

ISBN-13: 9788876240690

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