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I Got Rhythm Kunst und Jazz seit 1920/Art and Jazz since 1920

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$ 60.00 | £ 45.00

Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-7913-5497-2

Date of publication:
US December 01, 2015
UK November 02, 2015
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This beautiful volume explores how visual artists have been inspired by jazz music.

In the 1920s and 1930s jazz from the United States took Europe by storm, conquering the ballrooms and dance halls, bars and cafés, music halls and movie theaters. The new music was the first popular phenomenon—it was pop before pop existed— and enthralled the bohemian world and affluent middle class as much as it did adolescents and intellectuals. With works by major artists such as Otto Dix, Max Beckmann, Marlene Dumas, Piet Mondrian, Jackson Pollock, Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, K.R.H. Sonderborg, Verena Loewensberg, A.R. Penck, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, I Got Rhythm: Art and Jazz since 1920 demonstrates how jazz provoked a remarkable response from the art scene throughout the twentieth century. This book unites diverse artistic explorations of jazz, starting with paintings of the classic modern period, continuing with works of European and American postwar abstraction, and culminating in contemporary installations and video pieces.

Ulrike Groos (Editor)

Ulrike Groos is director at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart.

Sven Beckstette (Editor)

Sven Beckstette is research curator at the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin.

George E. Lewis (Contributions)

George E. Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University.

With contributions from Anne Anlin Cheng, Daniel Milnes, George E. Lewis

Hardcover, 288 pages, 26,5x26,5, 190 color illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-7913-5497-2

$ 60.00 | £ 45.00

Publishing House: Prestel

Date of publication:
US December 01, 2015
UK November 02, 2015

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