Friday, October 03, 2008
An Alle Künstler! War, Revolution, Weimar: German Expressionist Prints, Drawings, Posters, and Periodicals from The Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation
By Ida Katherine Rigby; foreword Earl A. Powell, III
Paper / Pages: 118 / $18.75
second edition, corrected, 1987; first edition 1983
In a scholarly and sympathetic study enhanced by over 100 illustrations, art historian Ida Rigby analyzes attempts by German Expressionist artists to integrate art into the movement for social reform in the wake of Germany's bitter defeat in World War I and during the ensuing revolution.