Compared to literary studies, the discipline of art history has been slow to theorize the complex relationship between historical reality and its representations. Anselm Kiefer and Art after Auschwitz examines the legacy of German-Jewish culture in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Positioning Kiefer as a deeply learned. Anselm Kiefer and Art After Auschwitz examines the possibilities and limits of painting in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Positioning Kiefer as a.
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Published December 28th by Cambridge University Press. Cambridge University PressDec 28, – Art – pages. Brandon rated it really liked it Jul 27, Table of contents Introduction; 1.
Modern late 19th Century to Leeza added it Oct 19, Home Zfter Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Aftef rated it it was ok Jan 17, How does this new interest in the myths of Hindu culture relate to German catastrophe? Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Chad Sperzel-wuchterl rated it really liked it May 15, Book ratings by Goodreads. Gershom Scholem has demonstrated that messianic movements tend to be a reaction to social and political catastrophe, but must the general category of mysticism, which fits Kiefer, necessarily be tied to historical trauma, as Saltzman suggests?
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Essays on the Arts Jean Louis Schefer. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology: Formally, thematically, and philosophically, Kiefer’s work probes the aesthetic and ethical dilemma of auschiwtz the unrepresentable, the historical catastrophe into whose aftermath the artist was born.
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Kiefer’s work mediates the relation between a deeply traumatic history that he, as a German born after the Second World War, and we, his post-Holocaust spectators, cannot fully know but to which asuchwitz work bears witness and provides access. Refresh and try again. Although Fater describes how the male gaze dominates the female body in film, Saltzman interprets the essay as an example of a post-modern ethics based on the Mosaic injunction against the worship of images.
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Angela marked it as to-read Aug 27, Anselm Kiefer and Art After Auschwitz examines the possibilities and limits of painting in the aftermath of the Holocaust. At the end of the book she mentions that Kiefer has also developed an interest in Hinduism.
Steven Chang marked it as to-read Aug 22, Unlike the strict injunction against iconography in the paradigmatic essays by Adorno and Mulvey, however, Kiefer registers ambivalence about the prohibition against image making.
Kiefer’s work mediates the relationship between a deeply traumatic history that he, as a German born after World War II, and his post-Holocaust spectators cannot fully know, but to which his work bears witness and provides access. Review quote “Saltzman brings her training as an art historian specializing in contemporary motifs to the demanding task of teaching about post-war Germany to American readers, and does a superb job. Positioning Kiefer as a deeply learned artist who encounters and represents history in painted, rather than written form, Lisa Saltzman contends that his work is unique among post-war In part through the incorporation of film theory, however, art historians have begun to incorporate post- structuralism into their work.
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