Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties - Brooklyn Museum



Date: 10/28/11 through 01/29/12
Ages: All
Address:
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
www.brooklynmuseum.org

Description: The exhibition Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties brings together for the first time the work of sixty-eight painters, sculptors, and photographers who explored a new mode of modern realism in the years bounded by the aftermath of the Great War and the onset of the Great Depression. Throughout the 1920s, artists created images of liberated modern bodies and the changing urban-industrial environment with an eye toward ideal form and ordered clarity -- qualities seemingly at odds with a riotous decade best remembered for its flappers and Fords.