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“This broad collective exhibition reflects the vitality and vivacity of the art scene in all its complexity, displaying the different creative trends which took hold in the city inside and outside the School of Paris at a time of fervent political debate, held to the backdrop of the new global stage opened by the Cold War. From a broad array of artistic fields — from painting and sculpture to jazz, literature and film — foreign artists dealt with mounting tension by bringing their approaches and hopes to the Parisian milieu in an attempt to connect with the tradition of international modernism but without losing a grip on their own cultural identity.”
With essays by Serge Guilbaut, Amanda Herold-Marme,Tom McDonough, Maureen Murphy, Isabel Plante, and Kaira M. Cabañas.
Publisher Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2018
ISBN 9788480265805, 8480265809