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Grand illusions : American art and the First World War

Author: David M Lubin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Taking readers on a tour of the major historical events during and immediately after World War I, Grand Illusions considers the famous and forgotten artists and artworks that sought to make sense of America's first total war"--
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Lubin
ISBN: 9780190218614 0190218614
OCLC Number: 907206200
Awards: Winner of A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title "Top 25" Selection, 2016.
Description: xii, 366 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: War, modernism, and the academic spirit --
Women in peril --
Mirroring masculinity --
Opposing visions --
Opening the floodgates --
To see or not to see --
Being there --
Behind the mask --
Monsters in our midst.
Responsibility: David M. Lubin.

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Grand Illusions is a timely, entertaining and provocative invitation to explore and understand a rich but hitherto little-known corner of American art history. * Loyd Grossman, The Bvrlington Read more...

 
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