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Author Grüttemeier, Ralf
Title Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
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Series Avant-Garde Critical Studies ; v.29
Avant-Garde Critical Studies
Note Intro -- NEUE SACHLICHKEIT AND AVANT-GARDE -- Table of Contents -- Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde. An Introduction -- I. Neue Sachlichkeit and the Discourse on Modernity -- Challenging the Autonomous Realm of Literature: Nieuwe Zakelijkheid and Poetry in the Dutch Literary Field -- "Yesterday Art Today Reality". The Discourse on Neue Sachlichkeit in i 10 -- Rietveld and Nieuwe Zakelijkheid in Architecture -- Nieuwe Zakelijkheid as Positioning Strategy: The Case of Albert Helman -- II. The International and Intermedial Dimension of Neue Sachlichkeit -- The Appearance and Disappearance of the Term Nieuwe Zakelijkheid in Dutch Modern Architecture -- The Terms Nieuwe Zakelijkheid, Neue Sachlichkeit and Nieuw Realisme in Art Criticism of the Dutch paper De Groene Amsterdammer -- Neue Sachlichkeit, Mass Media and Matters of Musical Style in the 1920s -- "A book such as 'Automobile' is only written once in a lifetime". Ilja Ehrenburg's The life of the automobile as benchmark in the discussion of New Objectivity in Dutch literature -- The Function of Ilja Ehrenburg Concerning the Dutch prose of the Nieuwe Zakelijkheid -- Continuity Through 'Inner Emigration': Neue Sachlichkeit, National Socialism, and Aspects of the Work of Otto Dix 1933-1935 -- III. Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde -- Concepts of the Subject in the Avant-Garde Movements of the 1910s and Neue Sachlichkeit -- The Reception of Neue Sachlichkeit among Dutch Authors and Critics -- Objectivity and Emotion, the Challenge of the Nieuwe Zakelijkheid: Albert Kuyle As a Test Case -- New Objectivity in the Work of the Russian-German Artist Nikolai Zagrekov / Nikolaus Sagrekow -- Aleksei Gan's Constructivism and its aftermath
One of the aims of the book is to shed more light on the notion Neue Sachlichkeit in its appearance in a variety of fields as painting, architecture, music, photography and literature, in order to get a clearer idea of its scope. Several contributions will do so by analysing the heterogeneity in the use of the term concerning its function in the fight for recognition in the art-fields around 1930 - in other words, Neue Sachlichkeit will be analysed as a positioning strategy. Especially its participation in the broader discourse on modernity, as well as its international and intermedial dimension will be highlighted, often using the historical avant-garde as point of reference. From this perspective, the present volume wants to be read as a plea for a differentiated description of the many shared aspects and some differences between the avant-garde and Neue Sachlichkeit
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Grüttemeier, Ralf Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789042036406
Subject Neue Sachlichkeit (Art);Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
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Alt Author Beekman, Klaus
Rebel, Ben
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