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Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures (2009)
by Stephanie Barron (Catalogue editor, Exhibition curator, Contributor), Sabine Eckmann (Catalogue editor, Contributor), Eckhart Gillen (Exhibition curator, Contributor)
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Throughout the Cold War, the creation and reception of art in Germany was inseparably linked to divided political realities. Artists in East and West Germany redeployed the traditions of abstraction and realism in new national and international contexts, creating a wide range of powerful artworks, often responding to popular culture and technologies of reproduction. This substantial and profusely illustrated book, with sixteen important essays by major art historians and cultural critics, is the first comprehensive look at the full extent of postwar German art. It includes work by Georg Baselitz, Willi Baumeister, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joseph Beuys, Hanne Darboven, Hermann Glöckner, Hannah Höch, Jörg Immendorf, Anselm Kiefer, Blinky Palermo, A. R. Penck, Gerhard Richter, Rosemarie Trockel, Werner Tübke, Wolf Vostell, and many others. Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures is the catalogue for a groundbreaking international exhibition that reveals for the first time the contribution of both Germanys to the development of contemporary art.
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)709.4309045 — Arts and Recreation The Arts / Fine and decorative arts Historical, geographic, persons treatment of fine and decorative arts Europe Germany & Central Europe By period 1900-1999, 20th century 1950-1959; late 20th. century; post World War II
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An edition of this book was published by Hachette Book Group.