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Totalitarian art and modernity

Author: Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen; Jacob Wamberg
Publisher: Aarhus : Aarhus University Press, ©2010.
Series: Acta Jutlandica., Humanities series ;, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Totalitarian Art and Modernity wants to modify this displacement, comparing totalitarian art with modernist and avant-garde movements; confronting their cultural and political embeddings; anti writing forth their common genealogies. Its eleven articles include topics as varied as: the concept of totalitarianism and totalitarian art, totalitarian exhibitions, monuments and architecture, forerunners of totalitarian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen; Jacob Wamberg
ISBN: 9788779345607 8779345603
OCLC Number: 617619231
Description: 359 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Genealogies. Redemption in totality : cultural utopias of late romanticism and crossroads of art and politics : Wagner, Behrens, Fidus, Hitler / Anders V. Munch ; Wounded working heroes : seeing Millet and van Gogh through the cleft lens of Totalitarianism (adding reflections from Kiefer and Baselitz) / Jacob Wamberg --
Reception. Approaching totalitarianism and totalitarian art / Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen ; The turn to culture in fascist historical studies / Marla Stone ; What ever happened to Ernst Barlach : East German political monuments and the art of resistance / Kristine Nielsen --
Totalitarian society visualised. Veiled modernity in National Socialist museum practices / Sandra Esslinger ; The art of collectivisation : the 1939 All-Union Agricultural Exhibition / K. Andrea Rusnock ; Totalitarian model or fascist exception : the political economy of Hitler's state architecture / Paul Jaskot --
Totalitarian and/or modernist art?. Modern Soviet art meets America, 1935 / Christina Kiaer ; Legacy, heritage, or history : a study of artistic agency in the art scene of the GDR, 1949-1989 and beyond / Jørn Gulg ; Aesthetic solipsism : the artist and politics in Max Beckmann 1927-1938 / Olaf Peters.
Series Title: Acta Jutlandica., Humanities series ;, 9.
Responsibility: edited by Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen & Jacob Wamberg.

Abstract:

Totalitarian Art and Modernity wants to modify this displacement, comparing totalitarian art with modernist and avant-garde movements; confronting their cultural and political embeddings; anti writing forth their common genealogies. Its eleven articles include topics as varied as: the concept of totalitarianism and totalitarian art, totalitarian exhibitions, monuments and architecture, forerunners of totalitarian art in romanticism and heroic realism, and diverse receptions of totalitarian art In democratic cultures. --Book Jacket.

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