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Artists of World War II

Author: Barbara McCloskey
Publisher: Westport : Greenwood Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The influence of their works on World War II and how their communities, and the world, responded to those works, gives readers a unique view on the powerful influence of art in war. Part of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara McCloskey
ISBN: 0313321531 9780313321535
OCLC Number: 475496457
Description: 214 s., tav, delvis i farver
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Art and World War II; Artists in China: Between War and Civil War; Artists in France: Between Collaboration and Resistance; Artists in Germany: Constructing the "Thousand-Year Reich"; Artists in Great Britain: Creating Art as Propaganda during "The Blitz"; Artists of Italy: Shaping a Fascist Culture of Consensus; Artists in Japan: Relating Tradition and Modernity to the Art of "Holy War"; Artists in the Soviet Union: Defending Communist Utopia; Artists in Spain: Waging a Media War; Artists in the United States: Selling War and Peace in the "American Century"; Conclusion: Remembering World War II; Timeline; Bibliography; Index.


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"[E]xplores the work of representative artists within the political and social contexts of their times...[t]he writing vividly demonstrates the impact of war on art. Additional aids to students Read more...

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