Exiles + Emigrés: The Flight of European Artists from Hitler

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The rise of the Nazis in 1933 caused an unprecedented forced migration of hundreds of artists within and, in many cases, ultimately away from Europe. Exiles and Emigres, published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition opening in February 1997 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is the first book to trace the lives and work of 23 well-known painters, sculptors, photographers, and architects exiled from their homelands during the 12 years of Nazi rule.

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LACMA senior curator Barron follows up her acclaimed 1991 show and catalog Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany (LJ 8/91) with this equally important and powerfully rendered ... Read full review

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Max Beckmann
58
John Heartfield
68
Constructing a New Jewish Identity
113
Copyright

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Stephanie Barron is a lifelong admirer of Austen's work. The first five Austen mysteries appeared on the bestseller lists of "The Denver Post", "The Armchair Detective", and Rue Morgue. As Francine Mathews, the author has written four Merry Folger mysteries, including "Death in a Cold Hard Light", and, most recently, an international thriller, "The Cutout".

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