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SELF-REFLECTING-SELF: JEWISH MUSIC COLLECTING IN THE MIRROR OF MODERNITY

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Collecting music to provide mirrors for the reflection of self-identity had become a passion for modern Jews by the beginning of the twentieth century. Transforming the earlier storage chamber ... More


Collecting Community: The Berlin Jewish Museum as Narrator between Past and Present, 1906–1939

Tobias Metzler

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany and its role in the sustaining and defending of a particular concept of urban Jewish culture. It explains that the history of ... More


Jewish Museums in the Federal Republic of Germany

Inka Bertz

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history of Jewish museums in the Federal Republic of Germany. It describes the different phases of public presentations of Jewish history and culture characterized by ... More


Post-trauma “Precious Legacies”: Jewish Museums in Eastern Europe after the Holocaust and before the Fall of Communism

Ruth Ellen Gruber

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history of Jewish museums in Communist East-Central Europe before the fall of communism and after the Holocaust. It analyzes the ways these museums presented Jewish history, ... More


The Visual Revolution in Jewish Life—An Overview

Richard I. Cohen

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the ways in which Jewish museums have determined or highlighted the nature of Jewish visibility. It emphasizes the ... More


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


Between Two Worlds: Ghost Stories under Glass in Vienna and Chicago

Abigail Glogower and Margaret Olin

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the difference between the open depot displays of Jewish museums in Chicago, Illinois and Vienna, Australia. It suggests that the Open Depot of the Spertus Museum in Chicago ... More


Art, Architecture, Violence: Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum Berlin

Robert Mugerauer

in Responding to Loss: Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, and Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263240
eISBN:
9780823266494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263240.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The essay moves from art and architecture that discloses the violence, displacement and loss inherent in human life to explore how Liebeskind's Jewish Museum Berlin responds to the Holocaust that ... More


Thoughts on the Role of a European Jewish Museum in the 21st Century

Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the role of Jewish museums in Europe in the 21st century. It analyzes how best to present Jewish history and culture in postwar Jewish museums and highlights the emphasis of ... More


Circuitous Journeys: The Migration of Objects and the Trusteeship of Memory

Jeffrey Wallen and Aubrey Pomerance

in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the objects given to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The domestic items that have returned to Germany after having been sent into forced exile with their Jewish owners in the 1930s ... More


Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines the visual revolution that has overtaken Jewish cultural life in the 20th century onwards, with special attention given to the evolution of Jewish museums. The book treats various ... 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


A Matrix of Matrilineal Memory in the Museum: Charlotte Salomon and Chantal Akerman in Berlin

Lisa Saltzman

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the exhibitions of Charlotte Salomon's 1940–1943 book project titled Life? or Theater? and Chantal Akerman's 2004 video installation titled To Walk Next to One's Shoelaces in an ... More


Architecture, Memory, and the Archive

Gabriella Giannachi

in Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This Chapter draws on literature on memory and history to analyze how the archive operates as a memory laboratory facilitating the (re-)creation and transmission of different types of memories, from ... More


From Postmodern to Neomodern: The United States and Europe

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0029
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter first discusses how modern architecture was cast aside by both architects and the public between 1965 and 1985. One of the reasons why modernism fell out of favor is its association of ... More


Epilogue: Post-Holocaust Echoes

Jonathan Skolnik

in Jewish Pasts, German Fictions: History, Memory, and Minority Culture in Germany, 1824-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786072
eISBN:
9780804790598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The epilogue discusses the legacy of German-Jewish Sephardism in view of the Holocaust. It examines the Berlin Jewish Museum's 1937 exhibit on the life of Don Isaac Abravanel, a key figure in many ... More


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