Permission to laugh : humor and politics in contemporary German art (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Permission to laugh : humor and politics in contemporary German art

Author: Gregory H Williams
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for scholars, curators, and critics invested in modern and contemporary German art, this title explores the work of three generations of German artists who, beginning in the 1960s, turned to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory H Williams
ISBN: 9780226898957 0226898954
OCLC Number: 807081274
Description: x, 233 s., 12 tav. i farver : illustrations
Contents: Indhold: The "cultural turn" in 1970s West Germany --
Laughter in spite of history --
The public arrival of Witz --
Rapid-fire jokes: Werner Büttner, Martin Kippenberger, and Albert Oehlen --
Protracted wit: Isa Genzken, Georg Herold, and Rosemarie Trockel --
In-jokes and out-jokes: constructing audiences --
Humor in Germany after the Wall.

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