STURGIS, A: Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century

Sturgis, Alexander. Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century. National Gallery Publications, 2006. ISBN: 1857093461. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30756) $16.00

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Covering the period from the French Revolution to World War I, from Romanticism to the avant-garde. Themes include Bohemia; Dandy and Flaneur; Priest, Seer, Martyr, Christ; and Creativity and Sexuality.

Contributors include Alexander Sturgis, Rupert Christiansen, Lois Oliver, and Michael Wilson.

Exhibition catalog. Beautifully illustrated. 192p. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Large French flaps.

GREEN, C: Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Leger, Picabia.

Green, Christopher; Daehner, Jens. Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Leger, Picabia. J Paul Getty, 2011. ISBN: 9780892369775. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30747) $20.00

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A superbly illustrated and insightful exploration of the aesthetic impact of ancient art on 20th century art. Focus is on the reinventions and transformations of antiquity in the work of four culturally and politically diverse artists between 1905 and 1935.

Illustrated in black-and-white and color. 164p. Measures 9×11 inches.

BARRON, S: Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany

Book Cover. Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi GermanyBarron, Stephanie. Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 1991. ISBN: 0875871585. Unmarked. Significant wear on cover and edge. A damp stain on the half title page. Acceptable. Paperback. (#30594)

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A key work in the field of what was termed ‘Degenerate Art’ (‘Entartete Kunst’) by the Nazis. Particularly valuable for its reconstruction of the ‘Entartete Kunst’ Exhibition held in Munich in 1937 on the basis of existing photographs and documentation, and, to a certain extent, the touring of versions of this show to other major cities.

Exhibition catalog. 750 illustrations, including 164 in full color. Contributions by Stephanie Barron, Peter Guenther, Andreas Huneke, Annegret Janda, Mario Andreas von Luttichau, Michael Meyer, William Moritz, George L. Mosse, and Christoph Zuschlag.