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Weimar Years : A Culture Cut Short - John Willett

Weimar Years

A Culture Cut Short

Paperback Published: 1st September 1987
ISBN: 9780500273111
Number Of Pages: 160

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During the Weimar Republic (1919-1933) a distinctive culture evolved from the roots of the Modern Movement. It was a unique effort to bring into common use technical and artistic discoveries of the great prewar pioneers from the Cubists to Le Corbusier, and it brought together some of the most original and significant artists, writers, musicians, architects, photographers, designers, and filmmakers.

The pictures assembled here show how this artistic culture originated in the aftermath of the First World War and the unsettled early years of the Weimar Republic, uneasily balanced between revolutionary pretensions and the desire for order. The montage of images-photographs, paintings, drawings, collages, books, and film stills-evokes the period with shocking vividness.

ISBN: 9780500273111
ISBN-10: 0500273111
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st September 1987
Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.8 x 21.44  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.7
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition