Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: Caught by Politics

    1. Sabine Eckmann, Lutz Koepnick
      Pages 1-13
  3. Exile and the Revaluation of High Art

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Françoise Forster-Hahn
      Pages 17-31
    3. Barbara McCloskey
      Pages 33-60
  4. A Guide for Emigrants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Renata Stih, Frieder Schnock
      Pages 129-135
  5. Popular Modernism and the Legacy of the Avant-Garde in Exile

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 245-269

About this book


This book explores German and European exile visual artists, designers and film practitioners in the United States such as Max Beckmann, George Grosz, Hans Richter, Peter Lorre, and Edgar Ulmer and examines how American artists including Walter Quirt, Jackson Pollock, and Robert Motherwell responded to the Europeanization of American culture.


Adolf Hitler culture Europe exile film national identity USA Visual Culture

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