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Author Chanin, Eileen, author

Title Degenerates and perverts : the 1939 Herald exhibition of French and British contemporary art / Eileen Chanin and Steven Miller ; with an introductory essay by Judith Pugh
Published Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, 2005
Carlton, Victoria : The Miegunyah Press, 2005


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Description xi, 306 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 28 cm
Series Second numbered series of the Miegunyah volumes ; no. 60
Miegunyah Press series. Series 2 ; no. 60
Contents Foreword / Janet Calvert-Jones -- Introductory essay. What colour blue? / Judith Pugh -- The making of the modern in Australia. A host of 'isms'; The march of time; Conflict of opposites -- Bridging distance. Vision of a thousand dreams; When London calls aloud -- The system of art. Opening minds; Being up-to-date; Blue suits and floral hats; Ghosts come to life -- The 1939 Herald Exhibition. An eye on Australia; The best from abroad; Fine feast of art; A door opened briefly; Unravelling Ariadne's thread -- Endnotes -- Appendices
Summary An account of an exhibition that brought the Australian public face- to-face for the first time with the experimental art that had been developing in Europe during the early decades of the 20th century. The 1939 Herald Exhibition was the first 'blockbuster' exhibition to come to Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 285-295
SUBJECT Herald Exhibition (1939 : Australia)
Herald exhibition (1939 : Australia)
Herald exhibition (1939 : Australia)
Subject Modernism (Art) -- Exhibitions.
Art, French -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- Australia -- Exhibitions.
Art, French -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Modernism (Aesthetics) -- France -- Exhibitions.
Modernism (Aesthetics) -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.
Modernism (Art) -- Australia.
Artists -- Australia -- 20th century.
Art, Modern -- Australia -- Foreign influences.
Art, Modern -- Foreign influences.
Art, Australian -- 20th century -- Foreign influences.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Modernism (Art)
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Pugh, Judith, contributor
Miller, Steven, 1962- author
LC no. 00002596
ISBN 0522851045