Esprit De Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War, 1914-1925. Art Between the Wars, Kenneth E. Silver.

Esprit De Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War, 1914-1925.

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989. First Printing of the First Edition. A Fine tight unread copy in a Near Fine bright dust jacket with a slight crease to one corner of the front flap. Kenneth Silver has written about a crucial episode in the story of modern art, the period from the outbreak of World War I to the Paris Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in 1925. Silver has reinterpreted masterpieces of modern art, from Matisse and Picasso to Leger and Le Corbusier, showing how their creators all refer --consciously or not--to the cataclysm of the Great War and its aftermath. Complete with 114 illustrations. This title is uncommon today in the hardcover edition. Item #23239
ISBN: 0691040524

Price: $175.00

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