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Art and action in the metropolis

John Henry Zammito

Art and action in the metropolis

the Berlin avant-garde, 1900-1930

by John Henry Zammito

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of thesis (Ph.D.) - University of California, Berkeley, 1978.

StatementJohn Henry Zammito. [1], [Parts 1-3].
The Physical Object
Pagination567p.
Number of Pages567
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13951546M

Michael Kaluta's illustrations highlight this romanticized class struggle colored by religious and occult mythology, with implacable villains full of old world venom and heroes in glorious melodrama, all set in the vast mechanized metropolis, a city dug as deep in the ground as it towers in the skies. Organizers Delphine Bedel and Yannick Bouillis talk about the first Amsterdam Art/Book Fair, to be opened at De Brakke Grond in Amsterdam on the 14 & 15 of May. —Domeniek Ruyters Why this book fair? —Yannick Bouillis & Delphine Bedel Publishing at large has taken central stage within artistic and designs practices, initiating new economies, new modes of production and .


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