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Author Figura, Starr.

Title German Expressionism : the graphic impulse / Starr Figura ; with an essay by Peter Jelavich.

Imprint New York : Museum of Modern Art : Distributed by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.43 FIG    Available
Description 288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mar. 27-July 11, 2011.
"This publication and major exhibition ... are the first dedicated to the Museum's exceptionally rich collection of Expressionist art"--P. 6.
Maps on end papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Glenn D. Lowry -- Acknowledgments / Starr Figura -- German Expressionism : the graphic impulse / Starr Figura -- Dance of life, dance of death / Peter Jelavich -- Plates: The advent of Expressionism : three paths, 1905-1914. Brücke -- Der Blaue Reiter -- Austrian Expressionism -- Expressionism flourishes : a thematic overview, 1910-1924. The body -- Nature -- Portraiture -- War -- City life -- Sex -- Religion -- Expressionism responds : the aftermath of war, 1919-1924. Postwar politics -- Postwar portraits -- Notes on the artists / Heather Hess -- Notes on the publishers / Iris Schmeisser -- Chronology / Iris Schmeisser.
Summary This volume draws from the Museum of Modern Art's outstanding holdings of expressionist prints, enhanced by selected drawings, paintings and sculptures from the collection, to explore the importance of printmaking in German expressionism.
Subject Prints, German -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Expressionism (Art) -- Germany -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Jelavich, Peter.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title Graphic impulse
ISBN 9780870707957

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