Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio


Subject:
Schools of Art , Art Deco

Description:
Website companion to a 1997 exhibit of a 1929 "portfolio of vividly colored lithographs titled 'Le Tumulte Noir' ('The Black Craze') which captured the exuberant jazz music and dance that dazzled Paris" when Josephine Baker and her troupe, La Revue Négre, performed in Paris in the mid-1920s. Includes historical background and images of 14 lithographs, which are a "marvelous achievement of Art Deco graphic design." From the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

Publisher:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/noir/


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