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But such an indictment ignores the fact that evangelicals--fundamentalists especially--care deeply about matters of faith and theology; they embrace a kind of doctrinal precisionism.
They cover precisionism in the 1920s and 1930s, the scene above and below the streets of New York, the Syracuse printmakers, and the memories of Herbert Pullinger, Abe Blashko, Mark Freeman and Charles Keller.
In considering Hemingway's use of the still life as a visual partner to narrative, it is useful to place this strategy in the context of American Precisionism, a movement in painting that emphasized the "thingness of things," the essential power inherent in everyday objects, as in Williams's famed red wheelbarrow.
He helped integrate European tenets of Cubism, Precisionism and Surrealism into the language of the American art scene" McCormick Gallery had just launched a two-year touring exhibition of Matulka's 1921-1950 works, and those brought to the L.
However, as scientific management, efficiency, scientific accuracy, expertise, precisionism, and professionalism became the watchwords of American scientific progressivism, the notion that nature functioned as a touchstone of human sympathy and feeling--a resonant space that triggered the recognition of "perfect correspondence" (to use Thoreau's term) between spirit and matter--came to seem hopelessly naive.
Precisionism was a fairly short-lived movement (1920-30s) that stemmed from Cubism (1908-20) in Europe, and was pioneered in the United States mostly by Charles Sheeler and Charles Demuth.