Near Fine. No Jacket. Book. 9x12. The rise of the Nazis in the 1930s caused an unprecedented upheaval in German art circles. Uprooting hundreds of artists from their homeland. As the Nazi armies invaded Paris caused a great migration of artists. This book illustrates that time in art and text.
Very Good. 432 pp. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. A catalog to an exhibition of art by various European artists of the mid 20th century, either displaced or choosing to move to the United States due to Adolf Hitler and World War II. This includes a lengthy history and analysis of Nazi Germany's impact on art, much deemed 'degenerate, ' and its effects on European art. With sections and work by Kurt Schwitters, Kandinsky, Chagall, Max Beckmann, Dali, Max Ernst, Piet Mondrian, Walter Gropius and many others. VERY GOOD condition. Mostly minor scuffing, a bit heavier to the rear cover. Extremities scuffed. Remainder mark on the bottom edge.
Fine. 4to 432 pp, foreword by Graham W. J. Beal, European Artists in Exile: A Reading between the Lines by Stephanie Barron; Considering (and Reconsidering) Art and Exile by Sabine Eckmann; Scenes from Exile in Western Europe: The Politics of Individual and Collective Endeavor among German Artists by Keith Holtz; Antifascism or Autonomous Art? : Max Beckmann, Wassily Knadinsky, John Heartfield, Kurt Schwitters by Barbara Copeland Buenger, Oskar Kokoschka by Keith Holtz; Moral or Cultural Salvage? The Agendas of Varian Fry and Emergency Resccue Committeee by Elizabeth Kessin Berman; Constructing a New Jewish Identity: Marc Chagall, Jacques Lipschitz by Matthew Affron; On the Passage of a few Persons Through a Rather Brief Period of Time by Romy Golan; Surrealism in Exile: Responses to the Eruopean Destruction of Humanism (Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Andre Masson, Yves Tanguy, Matta Echaurren by Sabin Eckmann; New York's Impact on Madernity: Fernand Leger, Piet Mondrian by Matthew Affron; Experiencing the New World: Andreas Feininger, Andre Kertesz by Deborah Irmas; Bauhaus and Exile: Bouhaus Architects and Designers between the Old World and the New by Peter Hahn; The Bauhaus Architects and the Rise of Modernism in the United States by Franz Schulze; Changing the Agenda: From German Bauhaus Modernism to U.S. Internationalism (Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer) by Kathleen James; Purism and Pragmatism: Josef Albers, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy by Sheri Bernstein; Banned German Art: Reception and Institutional Support of Modern German Art in the United States, 1933-45 by Vivian Endicott Barnett; The Loss of Homeland and Cultural Identity: George Grosz, Lyonel Feininger by Sabine Echmann; Transfer and Transformation: The German Period in American Art History by Karen Michels; Art History and exile: Richard Frautheimer and Erwin Panofsky by Kevin Parker; The German Migration: Is There a Figure in the Carpet? by Martin Jay; Paradise: The Southern California Idyll of Hitler's Cultural Exiles by Lawrence Weschler; Reflections on Exile in France and the United States by Stephan Lackner; The Great Migration by Hans Magnus Enzensberger; chronology, checklist of the exhibition, selected bibliography, acknowledgments, linders to the exhibition, index with color and b&w illustrations throughout. First Paperback Edition, 1994. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Pictorial Wraps. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Art History~
Near Fine. 087587178X. Almost Like New.; With 329 illustrations including 125 plates in full color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, February 23-May 11, 1997. Tight, clean and crisp. With previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper, otherwise a gently read book in excellent condition. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not ex-library. Almost Like New.; 4to; 432 pages.
Near Fine. 087587178X. 432 pages. With 329 illustrations including 125 plates in full color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, February 23-May 11, 1997. Tight, clean and crisp. With a museum sticker to front endpaper, "This catalogue is presented at a benefit of your membership". A hint of tanning to page edges, otherwise a gently read book in excellent condition. No inscriptions. Not ex-library.; 4to-over 9 3/4"-12" t.
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