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Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900-1939

Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900-1939

ISBN: 9780060548452
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2004-03
Number of pages: 384
£17.78

Paperback. Pub Date: November 2003 Pages: 400 Publisher: Penguin Racy vivacious. Warm-hearted. Offers an Illuminating and well-researched portrait of Life among the artists a century ago '- TLS Subversive eccentric and Flamboyant. the artistic community in the first half of the twentieth century was engaged in a grand experiment. The Bohemians ate garlic and didn't always wash; they painted and danced and didn't care what people thought. They sent their children to co-ed schools; explored homosexuality and Free Love. They were often drunk. oke and hungry but they were rebels. In this fascinating book Virginia Nicholson examines the way the Bohemians refashioned the way we live our lives.Contents: Part 1 Paying the price: why is poverty so romantic; why do artists despise money; how does one survive while producing something that no one will buy; what does an artist do who ru...

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