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Jewish Art Collections

in Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770187
eISBN:
9780804777827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770187.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Jewish-owned art collections as Nazi war booty. It considers what happened when the French were able to sequester several prestigious Jewish art collections that eluded the ... More


Exodus

in Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770187
eISBN:
9780804777827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770187.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the massive evacuation of public art collections to makeshift storage depots in chateaux throughout France, involving several hundred thousand objects from more than two hundred ... More


Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Shelley E. Garrigan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670925
eISBN:
9781452947143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. The book approaches ... More


Introduction

Shelley E. Garrigan

in Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670925
eISBN:
9781452947143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670925.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book presents concrete manifestations and studies of national collections in late-nineteenth-century and ... More


Conclusion

Shelley E. Garrigan

in Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of National Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670925
eISBN:
9781452947143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670925.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It discusses how the intersections between cultural administration and open markets continue to shape the contexts ... More


The World Rewound: Wittgenstein Tractatus

Whitney Davis

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Péter Forgács’s remarkable film Wittgenstein Tractatus (1992). The film endorses the particular capacity of film to re-view the world as seen (or found) by us: it is as much a ... More


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