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Jews, Art, and History: The Nazi Exhibition of “Degenerate Art” as Historicopolitical Spectacle

Neil Levi

in Modernist Form and the Myth of Jewification

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255061
eISBN:
9780823260867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255061.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the 1937 Nazi exhibition of “Degenerate Art.” It argues that “Degenerate Art” needs to be understood not (only) as pointing forward to the genocidal policies of the 1940s but ... More


Making a Show of Discomposure: Contemporary Black Artists in America

Darby English

in 1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226131054
eISBN:
9780226274737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274737.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the exhibition, Contemporary Black Artists in America (CBAA), held at the Whitney Museum. The CBAA was the work of a white man, Whitney's curator, Robert M. “Mac” Doty. It ... More


Doubling 9/11: Exile Culture and Activism

Macarena Gómez-Barris

in Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the representations and activities of those who fled Chile between 1973 and 1989 because of dictatorship repression and threats. Chileans fled to multiple destinations, ... More


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