Jewel City

Jewel City

Art From San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exhibition

Book - 2015
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Timed with the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) of 1915, Jewel City presents a large and representative selection of artworks from the fair, emphasizing the variety of paintings, sculptures, photographs, and prints that greeted attendees. It is unique in its focus on the works of art that were scattered among the venues of the exposition the most comprehensive art exhibition ever shown on the West Coast. Notably, the PPIE included the first American presentations of Italian Futurism, Austrian Expressionism, and Hungarian avant-garde painting, and there were also major displays of paintings by prominent Americans, especially those working in the Impressionist style. This lavishly illustrated catalogue features works by masters such as Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Robert Henri, Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Edvard Munch, Oskar Kokoschka, Umberto Boccioni, and many more.00Exhibition: de Young Museum, San Francisco, USA (17.10.2015-10.01.2016).
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ; Oakland, CA : University of California Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9780520287198
0520287193
9780520287181
0520287185
Branch Call Number: 709.04 JEWEL
Characteristics: 399 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm

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