From Fetish to Subject: Race, Modernism, and Primitivism, 1919-1935

@inproceedings{Sweeney2004FromFT,
  title={From Fetish to Subject: Race, Modernism, and Primitivism, 1919-1935},
  author={Carole Sweeney},
  year={2004}
}
Was modern primitivism complicit with the ideologies of colonialism, or was it a multivalent encounter with difference? Examining race and modernism through a wider and more historically contextualized study, Sweeney brings together a variety of published and new scholarship to expand the discussion on the links between modernism and primitivism. Tracing the path from Dada and Surrealism to Josephine Baker and Nancy Cunard's Negro: An Anthology, she shows the development of negrophilie from the… CONTINUE READING