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Patricia Leighten

Professor Emerita of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Box 90766, Durham, NC 27708-0766
114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Duke University, Box 90766, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Le cubisme devant ses contemporains – Documents et critiques (1906-1914)

Book · 2019 Edited anthology of primary documents on Cubism with commentaries by the authors. ... Cite

A Politics of Technique: Fauvism and Anarchist Individualism

Chapter · 2019 The importance of anarchism for the Fauvist movement at the start of the twentieth century needs recognition. This paper explores the significance of distinctions within anarchist theory between anarchist-communism (which informed the majority of the Neoim ... Cite

America, with Burk Uzzle

Chapter · 2016 Exhibition catalog ... Cite

Embattled Cubism: Picasso, Rivera and World War I

Chapter · 2016 Exhibition catalog ... Cite

The Liberation of Painting: Modernism and Anarchism in Avant-Guerre Paris

Book · 2013 Featured Publication A study of art and anarchist politics in early 20th-century Paris, considering the variety of ways politicized art fostered the development of modernist idioms. The years before World War I were a time of social and political ferment in Europe, which profo ... Cite

The white peril and l’art nègre picasso, primitivism, and anticolonialism

Chapter · January 1, 2013 Yet the modernists did not extend this social criticism to a radical critique of the reductive view of Africans that was promoted for colonial justification. Instead, they embraced a deeply romanticized view of African culture (conflating many cultures int ... Full text Cite

Modernist Abstraction, Anarchist Antimilitarism, and War

Journal Article Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies · December 2011 Cite

Café Scene; Salomé; Head of a Woman; Vase, Gourd and Fruit; Scallop Shells on a Piano; Still Life with Calling Card; and Ace of Clubs

Chapter · 2009 Essays in exhibition catalogue for exhibition ’Picasso and the Allure of Language’, Yale University Art Gallery, spring 2009, and Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, fall 2009. ... Cite

A Cubism Reader: Documents and Criticism, 1906-1914

Book · 2008 An anthology of newly translated, unabridged primary documents, several newly discovered, with interpretive essays preceding each document and with an introduction outlining the present state of the literature in Cubism studies. ... Cite

Primitive

Chapter · 2003 Cite

Le cubisme devant ses contemporains – Documents et critiques (1906-1914)

Book · 2019 Edited anthology of primary documents on Cubism with commentaries by the authors. ... Cite

A Politics of Technique: Fauvism and Anarchist Individualism

Chapter · 2019 The importance of anarchism for the Fauvist movement at the start of the twentieth century needs recognition. This paper explores the significance of distinctions within anarchist theory between anarchist-communism (which informed the majority of the Neoim ... Cite

America, with Burk Uzzle

Chapter · 2016 Exhibition catalog ... Cite

Embattled Cubism: Picasso, Rivera and World War I

Chapter · 2016 Exhibition catalog ... Cite

The Liberation of Painting: Modernism and Anarchism in Avant-Guerre Paris

Book · 2013 Featured Publication A study of art and anarchist politics in early 20th-century Paris, considering the variety of ways politicized art fostered the development of modernist idioms. The years before World War I were a time of social and political ferment in Europe, which profo ... Cite

The white peril and l’art nègre picasso, primitivism, and anticolonialism

Chapter · January 1, 2013 Yet the modernists did not extend this social criticism to a radical critique of the reductive view of Africans that was promoted for colonial justification. Instead, they embraced a deeply romanticized view of African culture (conflating many cultures int ... Full text Cite

Modernist Abstraction, Anarchist Antimilitarism, and War

Journal Article Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies · December 2011 Cite

Café Scene; Salomé; Head of a Woman; Vase, Gourd and Fruit; Scallop Shells on a Piano; Still Life with Calling Card; and Ace of Clubs

Chapter · 2009 Essays in exhibition catalogue for exhibition ’Picasso and the Allure of Language’, Yale University Art Gallery, spring 2009, and Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, fall 2009. ... Cite

A Cubism Reader: Documents and Criticism, 1906-1914

Book · 2008 An anthology of newly translated, unabridged primary documents, several newly discovered, with interpretive essays preceding each document and with an introduction outlining the present state of the literature in Cubism studies. ... Cite

Primitive

Chapter · 2003 Cite

Cubisme et culture

Book · 2002 Translation of Cubism and Culture (Thames and Hudson, 2001). ... Cite

Kees van Dongen: Art, Anarchism, & Audience

Journal Article Ideas · 1996 Cite

Editor’s Statement: Revising Cubism

Journal Article Art Journal · December 1, 1988 Full text Cite

The Dreams and Lies of Picasso

Journal Article Arts Magazine · October 1987 Cite

Picasso's Collages and the Threat of War, 1912-13

Journal Article The Art Bulletin · December 1985 Full text Link to item Cite

DeCarava at the Witkin

Journal Article Photograph · 1977 Cite