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The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935

 
 
 
 
The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935
Author: Wanda M. Corn
ISBN 13: 9780520231993
ISBN 10: 520231996
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2001-10-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 470
List Price: $52.95
 
 

"Wanda Corn's work is a triumph, and will be a welcome and provocative addition to the literature of modernism. Each section is studded with keen insights to key players of the decade and the forces that shaped their attitudes and achievements."—Charles Eldredge, author of Georgia O'Keeffe: American and Modern

Michael Pakenham

Now comes this remarkable book, parading as a coffee-table art book whereas it really is a wondrously provoking jaunt through the works and movements that made America see itself-and the future-through paintings, cartoons, advertisements: everything visual.