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Art and Resistance in Germany

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In light of the recent rise of right-wing populism in numerous political contexts and in the face of resurgent nationalism, racism, misogyny, homophobia, and demagoguery, this book investigates how historical and contemporary cultural producers have sought to resist, confront, confound, mock, or call out situations of political oppression in Germany, a country which has seen a dramatic range of political extremes during the past century. While the current turn to nationalist populism is global, it is perhaps most disturbing in Germany, given its history with its stormy first democracy in the interwar Weimar Republic; its infamous National Socialist (Nazi) period of the 1930s and 1940s; and its split Cold-War existence, with Marxist-Leninist Totalitarianism in the German Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany's barely-hidden ties to the Nazi past. Equally important, Germans have long considered art and culture critical to constructions of national identity, which meant that they were frequently implicated in political action. This book therefore examines a range of work by artists from the early twentieth century to the present, work created in an array of contexts and media that demonstrates a wide range of possible resistance.

Author Biography

Deborah Ascher Barnstone is professor of architecture at University of Technology Sydney, Australia. She isco-commissing editor of the German Visual Culture Series and on the editorial board of The Art Journal of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand. Barnstone's primary research interests are in the origins of classical modernism and exploring the relationships between art, architecture, and culture more broadly. New books are The Break with the Past: German Avant-garde Architecture, 1910-1925 (2017) and Beyond the Bauhaus: Cultural Debates in Weimar Breslau, 1918-1933 (2016). Elizabeth Otto is Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Deborah Ascher Barnstone Edited by Elizabeth Otto
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
83 bw illus
Imprint
Bloomsbury Academic USA
Pages
288
ISBN-13
9781501344862
Product ID
28145225

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