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Das verirrte Kunstwerk

Bedeutung, Funktion und Manipulation von »Bilderfahrzeugen« in der Diaspora

Ed. by Fleckner, Uwe / Tolstichin, Elena

Series:Studien aus dem Warburg-Haus 20

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    July 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-054568-5
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    From time immemorial, works of art have been moved in space and time to locations that are significantly different from the places they are thought to originate from. But how do such translocations come about? What are the consequences for the appearance, semantics, and function of the artefacts? And how are they categorized or manipulated by contemporaries and researchers?

    These questions are addressed by the publication’s contributions which, in particular, analyze the ideological and power-political dimensions of such migrations. The case studies cover stolen god statues in antiquity through to borrowed motifs in the early modern age, misunderstood works of supposedly "primitive" art through to "rescued" architecture fragments at the present time.

    Details

    Approx. 384 pages
    Language:
    German, English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Readership:
    Academics (Art history, cultural history, ethnology)

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    Uwe Fleckner and Elena Tolstichin, Warburg-Haus and University of Hamburg.

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