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Hungarian Art : Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement (Paperback) (Eva Forgacs)
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"Éva Forgács is a brilliant guide to the history of modern and contemporary art in Hungary." David Crowley, Royal College of Art
Insightful essays and rarely-seen images tracing, from birth to maturation, several generations of Hungarian modernism, from the avant-garde to neo-avant-garde. This wide-ranging collection by Éva Forgács, a leading scholar of Modernism, corrects long-standing misconceptions about Hungarian art while examining the social milieu and work of dozens of important Hungarian artists, including László Moholy-Nagy and Lajos Kassák. This book paints a fascinating image of twentieth-century Budapest as a microcosm of the social and political turmoil raging across twentieth-century Europe.