German Expressionism: Documents from the End of the Wilhelmine Empire to the Rise of National Socialism / Edition 1

German Expressionism: Documents from the End of the Wilhelmine Empire to the Rise of National Socialism / Edition 1

by Rose-Carol Washton Long, Ida Katherine Rigby, Stephanie Barron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520202643

ISBN-13: 9780520202641

Pub. Date: 12/06/1995

Publisher: University of California Press


German Expressionism, one of the most significant movements of early European modernism, was an enormously powerful element in Germany's cultural life from the end of the Wilhelmine Empire to the Third Reich. While the movement embraced such diverse artists as E. L. Kirchner, Wassily Kandinsky, Käthe Kollwitz, and George Grosz, all the participants shared an

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German Expressionism, one of the most significant movements of early European modernism, was an enormously powerful element in Germany's cultural life from the end of the Wilhelmine Empire to the Third Reich. While the movement embraced such diverse artists as E. L. Kirchner, Wassily Kandinsky, Käthe Kollwitz, and George Grosz, all the participants shared an almost messianic belief in the power of art to change society. Rose-Carol Washton Long has drawn together over eighty documents crucial to the understanding of German Expressionism, many of them translated for the first time into English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520202641
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/06/1995
Series:
Documents of Twentieth-Century Art Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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