EUROPA DE POSTGUERRA, 1945-1965: ARTE DESPUES DEL DILUVIO (Postwar Europe, 1945-1965: Art after the Flood). Fundacio "la Caixa," Barcelona, 1995. Organized in association with Bundesministerium fur Unterricht und kulturelle Angelegenheiten, Vienna. 556 pp. with 545 ills. (146 col.). 30 x 24 cm. ISBN 8476645147 In Spanish; four prefatory texts and seven essays also in English.
Offering a panoramic overview of trends in European art and architecture during the first two decades of the postwar period, this substantial catalogue features good reproductions of more than 400 paintings, sculptures, photographs and architectural and design projects by some 260 well-known artists, among them Picasso, Tapies, Dubuffet, Bacon, Wols, Giacometti, Arp, Hepworth, Moore, Brassai, Cartier-Bresson, Capa, Doisneau, Aalto, Le Corbusier, Stirling and Sottsass. Seven essays examine in detail the currents of stylistic continuity and innovation in each of the featured media during the period, exploring in particular the relationship between artistic developments and the complex political and cultural climate of postwar Europe.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Post-1945 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 025190
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