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Description: Refugees
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Description: Antifascism in American Art
In William Gropper’s Refugees (ca. 1937, fig. 17), an anonymous peasant group crosses a barren landscape in slow procession. This painting, completed at the height of the Popular Front, forms a dramatic contrast to the antifascist illustrations dating from the early thirties, especially those by Gropper himself. Gone are the simple dichotomies with the worker-heroes vanquishing the fascist-villains: Refugees neither promises ultimate victory to the people nor explicitly condemns the fascist …
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Related print edition pages: pp.35-64

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