German Expressionism: Art and Society 1909-1923
Barron, Stephanie and Wolf-Dieter Dube
Price: 153.00 USD
Milan, Italy / London, England: RCS Libri / Thames and Hudson, 1997. Black cloth, gilt letters on spine, black & decorated dust jacket, 398 pp., 350 illus., most in color. issued in conjunction with an exhibit in Venice in 1997-1998. This book is "fully illustrated with paintings, drawings, woodcuts and sculpture by artists such as Kandinsky, Beckmann, Marc and Kollwitz." (dj) Essays: Introduction / Wolf-Dieter Dube -- Themes of the Exhibition / Stephanie Barron -- Expressionism in Imperial Germany / Peter Paret -- Expressionism in War and Revolution / Joan Weinstein -- Supporters and Collectors of Expressionism / Shulamith Behr -- German Expressionism and Italian Art / Maurizio Calvesi -- German Romanticism and Expressionist Utopia / Roland Marz -- Expressionism and Philosophy / Riccardo Dottori -- Drama and Expressionism / Friedrich Rothe -- Expressionism and Music / Quirino Principe -- A Turn toward the Public? The Expressionists' Media: Books, Posters, Periodicals / Thomas Friedrich -- Expressionist Film as an angewandte Kunst / Leonardo Quaresima -- The Three Periods of Expressionist Architecture / Bruno Zevi -- Programs, Manifestoes, and Critical Writings / Andrea Frey and Janni Muller-Hauck -- Biographies of the Artists / Wolf-Dieter Dube -- Selected Chronology / Janni Muller-Hauck -- Selected Bibliography / Susan Trauger. The middle third of the book is the illustrated catalog of the exhibit. VG- (Ex-library, with spine label and bookplate, few markings, pages lightly tanned at edges, dj beginning to curl at horizontal edges.).