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Art in Europe 1945-1968

Art in Europe 1945-1968

Facing the Future

By (author) Peter Weibel
By (author) Eckhart Gillen

£49.95

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  • This is the first book to bring together artists from eastern and western post-war Europe
  • Contains numerous examples of famous artists and their works
  • This book sets the standard for our comprehension of the evolution of art after WWII
Full Description

The Second World War shattered the art world. Art in Europe 1945-1968: Facing the Future shows how artists such as Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Ossip Zadkine, Henry Moore, Renato Guttuso, Fernand Léger, Yves Klein, Gerhard Richter and Lucian Freud worked through the trauma of 1940-1945 and the Cold War, and started to explore new directions in art. This reference work includes some 400 works by 150 artists, bringing together for the first time post-war art from both Western and Eastern Europe. Experts reveal the various evolutions and movements within this period, from the mourning of the first post-war years to British Pop Art, and political art leading up to the revolutions of the late 1960s.

Specifications
Publisher
Lannoo Publishers
ISBN
9789401437080
Published
7th Sep 2016
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
Size
290 mm x 260 mm
Pages
496 Pages
Illustrations
350 color, 75 b&w
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