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DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN: THE RIDDLE OF OTIS KAYE'S MASTERPIECE. Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 2009. Published in association with Alias, Florence. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 102 pp. with 49 ills. (48 col.). 23 x 16 cm. ISBN 9788896532072 In English.
This book closely examines the significance of a complex trompe-l'oeil painting titled D'JIA-VU? (The Stock Market) (1937) by German-born American artist Kaye (ca. 1885-1974) that symbolically documents the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression that followed, a work that was included in the Palazzo Strozzi's 2009 exhibition catalogue Art and Illusions: Masterpieces of Trompe l'oeil from Antiquity to the Present Day (Worldwide 33146).
Artist(s):Kaye, Otis
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945 — Painting — Trompe l'oeil
Plans: 73,75,68,42
Worldwide Number: 073087
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