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OP THE 1920S: AGE OF THE METROPOLIS. Ed. by Jean Clair. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1991. 638 pp. with 821 ills. (239 col.). 32 x 25 cm. ISBN 2891921399 In English.
Offers a wide-ranging exploration of urban themes in art of the turbulent years following World War I, documenting an ambitious exhibition focused on the myriad innovative artistic, architectural and design styles that emerged in Berlin, Paris and New York. Surveying a broad array of often interrelated trends, from Dada to Social Realism to Constructivism, the catalogue presents reproductions of hundreds of works in diverse media by such figures as Leger, O'Keeffe, Lozowick, Dix, Baumeister, Gabo, Man Ray, Saarinen, Le Corbusier, Schwitters and Van Doesburg. Also included are biographical profiles of the 285 artists represented in the show and 23 scholarly essays exploring the political and social history of the decade and the attitudes reflected in its architecture and urban planning, painting, decorative arts, commercial design and photography.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,07,08,09,10,15,17
Worldwide Number: 023137
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