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Are communists allowed to dream? : the gallery of the Palace of the Republic

Author: Michael Philipp; Ortrud Westheider; Museum Barberini (Potsdam, Germany),
Publisher: Munich : Prestel, [2017] ©2017
Series: Barberini Studien, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Palace of the Republic was opened in 1976 to house East Germany's parliament and to provide a cultural and historical center for the public to enjoy. During its construction, the government commissioned sixteen artists to create paintings in response to the question, "Are Communists allowed to dream?" Artists like Bernhard Heisig, Wolfgang Mattheuer, Willi Sitte, Werner Tübke, Walter Womacka, and Hans Vent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Philipp; Ortrud Westheider; Museum Barberini (Potsdam, Germany),
ISBN: 9783791357522 3791357522
OCLC Number: 1033196634
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum Barberini, Potsdam, October 29, 2017-May 21, 2018.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Ortrud Westheider --
Are communists allowed to dream? : the Gallery of the Palace of the Republic --
Ideologically compliant yet contemporary : the genesis of the Gallery of the Palace of the Republic --
Official acceptance and realist consensus : selecting the artisits --
Instructions on intellectual enrichment : the making of the works --
Antagonistic compositions and multiple meanings : social and art history in the Gallery of the Palace of the Republic --
Agrand gesture with aesthetic flaws : the Gallery of the Palace of the Rebulic at the zenith of state art --
On the works in the Gallery of the Palace of the Repbulic.
Series Title: Barberini Studien, 1.
Other Titles: Dürfen Kommunisten träumen?
Responsibility: Michael Philipp ; edited by Ortrud Westheider and Michael Philipp ; translators: Allison Moseley, Miranda Robbins, Katherine Vanovitch.

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This collection of sixteen large-scale paintings, commissioned 1975 by the East German government, holds a mirror up to the social and political aims of former East Germany before the onset of  Read more...

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