Objects as History in Twentieth-Century German Art: Beckmann to Beuys

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"Reading Peter Chametzky's book feels like receiving a gift: his contextual analyses of German art objects are mobile, generous, and erudite; well-written stories of how the objects' meanings changed and continue to change in the turmoil of history. In addition, selections of the text comprise a fascinating cultural history of alterity told not as a story of Jewish deaths but as one of complex Jewish lives and their significant impact on modern and contemporary Germany's cultural trajectories. Highly recommended and ...

Objects as History in Twentieth-Century German Art: Beckmann to Beuys 2010, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520260429

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