German Expressionism and Abstract Art: The Harvard Collections

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A few of the more important bibliographies are listed below for the assistance of those who wish to investigate the subject of German Art of the twentieth century. A selection of the significant books dealing with various aspects of the subject are also listed. A few bibliographical references are included in the section devoted to the biographies of artists represented in the collections of Harvard University. These references supplement those cited by Werner Haftmann, Malerei im .20. Jahrhundert, Munich, 1954, pp. 482-533.
Internationale Bibliographie der Kunstwissenschaft, Berlin, 1903-20 (fifteen volumes covering the period April 1902-December 1918).
The Art Index: a Cumulative Author and Subject Index to a Selected List of Fine Arts Periodicals and Museum Bulletins, Vol. 1 ff., Jan. 1929 ff., New York, 1933--*
Hans Bolliger, "Special-Bibliographie der Expressionisten", in Geschichte der modernen Malerei: Matisse, Roualt, Fauvismus und Expressionismus, Skira, Geneva, 1950, pp. 150-153.
Bernard Karpel, Modern Art and Sculpture, a Selective Bibliography, in Carola Giedon-Welcker, Contemporary Sculpture, New York, 1955, pp. 289-324.
Bernard Karpel, "Arts of the Twentieth Century: a Bibliography" (in preparation).
Ulrich Thieme, Felix Becker, Hans Vollmer, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstier, Vols. 1-36, A-Z, Leipzig, 1907-47.
Hans Vollmer, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler des XX. Jahrhunderts, Vols. 1-2, A-J, Leipzig, 1953-55--
Some of the periodicals published prior to 1929 which contain informative articles on modern German art are: Ararat, Vols. 1-3, Munich, 1919-21; Genius, Vols. 1-3, Leipzig, 1919-21; Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst, Vols. 1-5, Leipzig, 1920-24; Kunst und Künstler, Vols. 1-32, Berlin, 1902-33; Das Kunstblatt, Vols. 1-6, Weimar, 1917-22; Der Sturm, Vols. 1-21, Berlin, 1910-32.

A useful guide to the location of periodicals is: Union List of Serials in the United States and Canada, 2nd. edition, New York, 1943; supplement ( 1941-43), New York, 1945; second supplement ( 1944-49), New York, 1953.


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