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Description - documenta: Politics and Art by Raphael Gross

Every few years since 1955, the creators of documenta set themselves the task of providing an insight into current trends in art and of capturing the zeitgeist of recent art production. Despite its name, documenta's primary concerns are neither with the simple documentation of individual artists and their work nor with developments in art history, but instead with providing a historical space where art reflects and comments on social constellations and political or social change, or demands it through art interventions. documenta is not only a historical testimony and event, but also a show at which through the medium of art - self-interpretation becomes the catalyst for debate and historical change. For the first time, this book places the history of documenta in the context of the political, cultural and societal development of Germany during the second half of the twentieth century, illustrating how art and history can be explored in terms of a mutually dependent relationship. AUTHORS: Raphael Gross is President of the Foundation Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin. Lars Bang Larsen is an art historian, writer, and curator. Dorlis Blune is Head of Temporary Exhibitions and Projects at the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin. Alexia Pooth is assistant curator at the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin. Julia Voss is an art historian, writer, and curator. Dorothee Wierling is a historian and curator. 223 colour illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783791379203
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 171mm x 27mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2021
Country of Publication: Germany

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