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Artists of World War II

Author: Barbara McCloskey
Publisher: Westport : Greenwood Press, 2005
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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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"[P]resents a survey of WWII artists from most of the regions involved in combat." - Reference & Research Book News/Art Book News Annual "[T]he first global survey of art during the war, and gathers Read more...

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