On the Very Edge brings together fourteen empirical and comparative essays about the production perception and reception of modernity and modernism in the visual arts architecture and literature of interwar Serbia 1918 1941 The contributions highlight some idiosyncratic features of modernist processes in this complex period in Serbian arts and society which emerged on the very edge between territorial and cultural new and old modern and traditional identities With an open methodological framework this book reveals a vibrant and intertwined artistic scene which albeit prematurely announced interests in pluralism and globalism On the Very Edge addresses issues of artistic identities and cultural geographies and aims to enrich contextualized studies of modernism and its variants in the Balkans and Europe while simultaneously remapping and adjusting the prevailing historical canon Contributors Jelena Bogdanovic Iowa State University Lilien Filipovitch Robinson George Washington University Igor Marjanovic Washington University in St Louis Milos R Perovic University of Belgrade Jasna Jovanov The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection and University EDUCONS Novi Sad Svetlana Tomic Alfa University Belgrade Ljubomir Milanovic Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Bojana Popovic Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade Anna Novakov Saint Mary's College of California Aleksandar Kadijevic University of Belgrade Tadija Stefanovic University of Belgrade Dragana Corovic University of Belgrade Viktorija Kamilic independent scholar Marina Djurdjevic Museum of Science and Technology Belgrade Nebojsa Stankovic Princeton University Dejan Zec Institute for Recent History of Serbia On the Very Edge brings together fourteen empirical and comparative essays about the production perception and reception of modernity and modernism in the visual arts architecture and literature of interwar Serbia 1918 1941 The contributions highlight some idiosyncratic features of modernist processes in this complex period in Serbian arts and society which emerged on the very edge between territorial and cultural new and old modern and traditional identities With an open methodological framework this book reveals a vibrant and intertwined artistic scene which albeit prematurely announced interests in pluralism and globalism On the Very Edge addresses issues of artistic identities and cultural geographies and aims to enrich contextualized studies of modernism and its variants in the Balkans and Europe while simultaneously remapping and adjusting the prevailing historical canon Contributors Jelena Bogdanovic Iowa State University Lilien Filipovitch Robinson George Washington University Igor Marjanovic Washington University in St Louis Milos R Perovic University of Belgrade Jasna Jovanov The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection and University EDUCONS Novi Sad Svetlana Tomic Alfa University Belgrade Ljubomir Milanovic Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Bojana Popovic Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade Anna Novakov Saint Mary's College of California Aleksandar Kadijevic University of Belgrade Tadija Stefanovic University of Belgrade Dragana Corovic University of Belgrade Viktorija Kamilic independent scholar Marina Djurdjevic Museum of Science and Technology Belgrade Nebojsa Stankovic Princeton University Dejan Zec Institute for Recent History of Serbia On the Very Edge brings together fourteen empirical and comparative essays about the production perception and reception of modernity and modernism in the visual arts architecture and literature of interwar Serbia 1918 1941 The contributions highlight some idiosyncratic features of modernist processes in this complex period in Serbian arts and society which emerged on the very edge between territorial and cultural new and old modern and traditional identities With an open methodological framework this book reveals a vibrant and intertwined artistic scene which albeit prematurely announced interests in pluralism and globalism On the Very Edge addresses issues of artistic identities and cultural geographies and aims to enrich contextualized studies of modernism and its variants in the Balkans and Europe while simultaneously remapping and adjusting the prevailing historical canon Contributors Jelena Bogdanovic Iowa State University Lilien Filipovitch Robinson George Washington University Igor Marjanovic Washington University in St Louis Milos R Perovic University of Belgrade Jasna Jovanov The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection and University EDUCONS Novi Sad Svetlana Tomic Alfa University Belgrade Ljubomir Milanovic Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Bojana Popovic Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade Anna Novakov Saint Mary's College of California Aleksandar Kadijevic University of Belgrade Tadija Stefanovic University of Belgrade Dragana Corovic University of Belgrade Viktorija Kamilic independent scholar Marina Djurdjevic Museum of Science and Technology Belgrade Nebojsa Stankovic Princeton University Dejan Zec Institute for Recent History of Serbia