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CHANIN, Eileen and MILLER, Steven

Degenerates and perverts : the 1939 Herald exhibition of French and British contemporary art

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Eileen Chanin and Steven Miller ; with an introductory essay by Judith Pugh. Melbourne : The Miegunyah Press, 2005. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xi, 306, illustrated.

An account of an exhibition that brought the Australian public face- to-face for the first time with the experimental art that had been developing in Europe during the early decades of the 20th century. The 1939 Herald Exhibition was the first ‘blockbuster’ exhibition to come to Australia.