Paris Between the Wars, 1919-1939

Paris Between the Wars, 1919-1939

Art, Life & Culture

Book - 2010
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During the ann#65533;es folles following World War I, Paris underwent a creative fever that brought artists and intellectuals from around the world to the City of Light. The bohemian charms of Montparnasse attracted artists such as Picasso, Chagall, and Giacometti, while a vibrant caf#65533; culture provided a forum for disputes between Dadaists and Surrealists and gave rise to a group of expa#65533;triate writers. The creative energy was all-encompassing, establishing Paris as the epicenter of new trends in the arts, a position it would occupy until World War II. This newest title in a celebrated series addresses such diverse topics as aesthetics, literature, the changing role of women, and the transformation of avant-garde culture.

Publisher: New York : Vendome Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780865652521
Characteristics: 416 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Durozoi, GĂ©rard

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Sep 19, 2011

Completely worth it for the stunning photos and illustrations: art, architecture, theatre, fashion, photography... a really beautiful and interesting book.

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