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Artists of World War II

Author: Barbara McCloskey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. Greenwood Press 2005
Series: Artists of an era
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

They will observe the artists' wide range of responses to war, from producing art works that actively supported the war effort, to criticism of death and destruction.Chapters begin with short  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Art
Art and the war
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara McCloskey
ISBN: 0313321531 9780313321535
OCLC Number: 835701845
Description: XIX, 214 Seiten Illustrationen 26 cm
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
Series Title: Artists of an era
Responsibility: Barbara McCloskey
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"[A]n excellent, thought-provoking art history. Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty researchers; general readers." - Choice "[E]xplores the work of representative Read more...

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