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1918-1958: LA COTE D'AZUR ET LA MODERNITE (1918-1958: The French Riviera and Modernism). Musee Picasso, Antibes, and 26 other sites in Biot, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Cannes, Grasse, Menton, Mouans-Sartoux, Nice, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Tourrette-Levens, Vallauris, Vence and Villefranche-sur-Mer, 1997. Published by Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 296 pp. with 380 ills. (170 col.). 31 x 24 cm. LC 97-207101 ISBN 2711835294 In French.
Published to accompany a wide-ranging series of concurrent exhibitions illuminating the status of the French Riviera as a center of modern art in the decades following World War I, this catalogue illustrates more than 250 paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, decorative objects and other works by scores of artists who lived or sojourned in the region during the period, among them Bonnard, Matisse, Picasso, Arp, Chagall, Klee, Dufy, Masson, Picabia, Magnelli and de Stael. More than 70 texts include general discussions of modernist artistic currents in Nice and other Riviera locations, commentaries on individual artists, groups and galleries, and examinations of regional trends in architecture, cinema, literature, photography, music and dance.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,15,19
Worldwide Number: 026129
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