Tag: World War II

Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938

Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City recently presented an in-depth look into the work of René Magritte, the Belgian surrealist who produced some of the 20th century’s most innovative images by challenging ordinary and rational conventions. The touring exhibition is the first to focus exclusively on his breakthrough years leading up to WW II.

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Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

This exhibit of textiles-in-transition was recently on display in Denver, Colorado. During World War II, textiles reflected the austerity of the time with quiet and simple designs. But after the war, a sense of hope and rebuilding infused the arts reflecting a dramatic shift in style.

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An Italian Love Story

An Italian Love Story

| February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Milena Agus is an up-and-coming Italian writer, who lives in Cagliari, Sardinia, the setting of her award-winning novel, ‘From the Land of the Moon,’ that takes place during the final and post years of World War II.

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Animation of Anne Frank, the Graphic Biography

Animation of Anne Frank, the Graphic Biography

| July 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Extracts from the new graphic biography of Anne Frank, ‘Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography’ (2010) by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón.

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