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Review Of Peruvian Featherworks: Art Of The Precolumbian Era, Amy Buono
Art Faculty Articles and Research
A review of Peruvian Featherworks: Art of the Precolumbian Era, edited by Heidi King.
Freed From Fascism: Berlin's Gallery Culture In The Aftermath Of World War Ii, Brooke Fessler
Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters
In post-World War II Germany, the city of Berlin was left in ruin after six years of war. A nation ripped apart both physically and at its governmental core was finally freed from Nazi fascism in 1945, and the German people were finally able to reconstruct their culture. Born out of years of strict regulation of the German art world, a new type of art was put on display. Focusing specifically on gallery culture in Berlin in the post-war years, one can see how twelve years of classically influenced Nazi art gave way to a push towards the avant-garde. The ...
Ellis H. Minns And Nikodim Kondakov’S The Russian Icon (1927), Wendy Salmond
Art Faculty Books and Book Chapters
"Kondakov’s magnum opus [The Russian Icon] failed to win an audience. Though it appeared just in time for a surge of popular interest in Russian icons abroad, it never became the book of choice for the English-speaking public seeking a guide through the ‘dark forest’ of the icon’s history... My chapter offers some suggestions for why this crude caricature of Kondakov’s work took hold in the 1920s and became axiomatic throughout the Soviet period. In particular, it considers the role that Minns’s translation may have played, however inadvertently, in cementing this impression. Minns’s interventions in ...