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Daniel Libeskind and the Neo-Nazi Specter: The Resurgence of the Perpetrator

Paul B. Jaskot

in The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the pre-1989 history of the Berlin Jewish Museum. The meaning assigned to this structure by the government, the architect, and the local community was defined predominantly in ... More


Gothic Deconstruction: Hegel, Libeskind, and the Avant-Garde

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0010
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines Hegel's account of architectural history as it relates to two spatial thinkers usually placed at a far remove: Henri Lefebvre and Daniel Libeskind. While Lefebvre might well be ... More


Decrepitude and Memory in the Landscape

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter turns to Daniel Libeskind's unbuilt proposal for the site of former SS barracks next to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial. This plan was commissioned by the local city ... More


The Public Discourse of Architecture: Socializing Identities

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the role of architects' public discourses in positioning their buildings relative to political projects and social values. The contention between discourse and form is ... More


Libeskind in Las Vegas: Reflections on Architecture as a Luxury Commodity

Adam Sharr

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers a project from renowned architect Daniel Libeskind: a shopping mall opened in Las Vegas in 2009, deploying what have become the architect's trademark crystalline shapes. Named ... More


Architecture and Commemoration: The Construction of Memorialization

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the positioning of landmark architecture within nationalized, state–led discourses of commemoration. It focuses on Daniel Libeskind's master plan for rebuilding the Ground Zero ... More


The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Paul B. Jaskot

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Who was responsible for the crimes of the Nazis? Party leaders and members? Rank-and-file soldiers and bureaucrats? Ordinary Germans? This question looms over German disputes about the past like few ... More


Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Daniela Sandler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In Berlin, decrepit structures do not always denote urban blight. Decayed buildings are incorporated into everyday life as residences, exhibition spaces, shops, offices, and as leisure space. As ... More


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