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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Michael Garguilo rated it really liked it Sep 09, Elizabeth Berg rated it really liked it Ajd 17, Lola rated it really liked it Jul 14, Essays on the Arts Jean Louis Schefer. Steven Chang marked it as to-read Aug 22, 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 affter tied to historical trauma, as Saltzman suggests?

Ken Rowe rated it really liked it Sep 19, Developing an eclectic model indebted to psychoanalysis, feminist film theory, and narratology, Lisa Saltzman places a leading German artist, Anselm Kiefer b. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Primenjenailikovna Umetnost added it Sep 14, Artt Options Sign in. Refresh and try again.


Leeza added it Oct 19, Sonata in B Minor Kenneth Hamilton. Unlike the strict injunction against iconography in the paradigmatic essays by Adorno and Mulvey, however, Kiefer registers ambivalence about the prohibition against image making. The sons of Lillith: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Tom Hembree rated it really liked it Feb 06, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Xfter MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Anselm Kiefer And Art After Auschwitz by Lisa Saltzman

Positioning Kiefer as a deeply learned artist who encounters and represents history in painted rather than written form, Auchwitz Saltzman contends that Kiefer’s work is unique among postwar German artists in his persistent exploration of the legacy of fas Anselm Kiefer and Art After Auschwitz examines the possibilities and limits of painting in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Want to Read Kiffer Reading Read. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

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Rebeka rated it liked it Dec 01, Formally, thematically, and philosophically, Kiefer’s work probes the aesthetic and ethical dilemma of representing the unrepresentable, the historical catastrophe into whose aftermath the artist was born. Duke marked it as to-read May 02, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Return to Book Page. Kiefer pivots between a wish to mourn the past and, therefore, to work through his belated relationship to Hitlerism, and a melancholic realization that forgetting the past is impossible for him.

His art is a symptom of the difficulty contemporary Germans have had in moving from a stagnant state of melancholia to a [End Page ] psychologically productive mourning of Hitlerism. Bakhtin and the Visual Arts Deborah J.