Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 October 2018

384 Pages | 149 halftones


ISBN: 9780190906641

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Grand Illusions

American Art and the First World War

David M. Lubin

  • Upends traditional understandings of the Great War's effects on the visual arts in America
  • Written in a vivid, engaging style, rich with cultural-historical details
  • Profiles famous and forgotten artists, ranging from world-renowned figures like D. W. Griffith and John Singer Sargent to the neglected soldier-painter Claggett Wilson and the African American outsider artist Horace Pippin
  • Features illustrations from epoch-defining films, sculptures, photographs, and paintings