This book is devoted to a reexamination of modern art from the point of view of the artist's approach to the object. It chronicles the complex, changing relationship between art and the object over the past hundred years; a fundamental organicism relationship as one thing grows out of another.

chapter 4|13 pages

The Painting Freed

chapter 5|25 pages

’I am Nature’

chapter 6|36 pages

Object as Art

chapter 7|25 pages

Art as Object

chapter 8|20 pages

The Object in Jeopardy

chapter 9|44 pages

Women Reshaping the Object