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HOLERT, Tom ; FRANKE, Anselm (eds.)
Neolithic Childhood. Art in a False Present, ca. 1930

Based on the writings of Carl Einstein, this comprehensive, richly illustrated reader examines how the artistic avant-gardes reacted to the multiple crises of European modernity around 1930. Structured around a glossary, the publication gathers commissioned essays, texts by Einstein, and documentation on the namesake exhibition at the Haus Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, in 2018.

Texts by Irene Albers, Philipp Albers, Joyce Cheng, Rosa Eidelpes, Anselm Franke, Charles W. Haxthausen, Tom Holert, Clemens Krümmel, Sven Lütticken, Kerstin Meincke, Jenny Nachtigall, Cornelius Reiber, Erhard Schüttpelz, Kerstin Stakemeier, Maria Stavrinaki, Elena Vogman, Zairong Xiang, Sebastian Zeidler.

Works by Jean Arp, Willi Baumeister, Georges Braque, Brassaï, Claude Cahun, Lux T. Feininger, Max Ernst, Florence Henri, Barbara Hepworth, Hannah Höch, Heinrich Hoerle, Paul Klee, Germaine Krull, Helen Levitt, André Masson, Alexandra Povòrina, Gaston-Louis Roux, Kalifala Sidibé, Louis Soutter, Yves Tanguy, Toyen, Jindřich Štyrský, Raoul Ubac, Paule Vézelay…

Published by diaphanes / Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2018
Art History

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HOLERT, Tom ; FRANKE, Anselm (eds.) - Neolithic Childhood. Art in a False Present, ca. 1930