Objects as History in Twentieth-century German Art

Objects as History in Twentieth-century German Art

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This book provides an overview of twentieth-century German art, focusing on some of the period's key works. In Peter Chametzky's innovative approach, these works become representatives rather than representations of twentieth-century history. Chametzky draws on both scholarly and popular sources to demonstrate how the works (and in some cases, the artists themselves) interacted with, and even enacted, historical events, processes, and ideas.--[book jacket].Bathtub, as the curator and Beuys scholar Mario Kramer points out, if seen as a figure, is male, like its creator.25 Whereas ... $94, 000) to restore this and two other pieces to their original conditions.29 Bathtuba#39;s fat and bandages were replaced, anbsp;...

Title:Objects as History in Twentieth-century German Art
Author:Peter Chametzky
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2010


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