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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 9–33.
Published: 01 February 2017
... it, intensified it, and derived from it their destructive policies on art. “Looted art” was a last step and parallel consequence of developments that included the expulsion of the Jews from German society. Degenerate art and looted art should not be conflated, but they are to some degree interwoven. The article...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Reinbek bei Hamburg : Rowohlt . Dellheim Charles . 2008 . “Framing Nazi Art Loot.” In The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times , edited by Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Barbara Karp Jonathan , 319 – 34 . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Hinz Berthold . 1974...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 109–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Lawrence M. Kaye This article examines the problems associated with the restitution of Nazi-looted art in the United States by focusing on some of the leading cases. Although some legal battles have been won by the heirs of Holocaust victims and others are ongoing, many have been unsuccessful...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 125–142.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., behaved in ways that raise ethical questions. This article argues for a more-nuanced and balanced appraisal of those involved in the response to Nazi art looting—one that counters hagiographical tendencies both in the scholarly realm and in popular culture. Five Uncomfortable and Difficult Topics...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 57–73.
Published: 01 February 2017
... prominent cases of looted art, such as the restitution of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's Berliner Straßenszene in 2006 or Rudolf von Alt's Der alte Nordbahnhof in 2010. Politicians reacted quickly when the findings concerning the art in Gurlitt's apartment were published. The official announcements resulted...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 35–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
... as an art dealer, first independently and later on behalf of Hitler himself. The extensive, international art network Gurlitt had developed beforehand became trade routes for looted and seized art, as well as the hedge for his comeback in post–World War II Germany. They are the fine lines between merits...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 87–107.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Amy Walsh This article traces the unusual story of a non-Western work of art stolen from a Polish noble, rather than Jewish, family during the German occupation. It illustrates the range of Nazi looting and the necessity of scrutinizing the provenance of every object, not only paintings. The story...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 75–86.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Beautiful Loot: The Soviet Plunder of Europe's Art Treasures . New York : Random House . Anonymous . 1997 . “The Myths of the Occupiers” (in Russian) . Zavtra , December 25 . Antonova Irina . 1995 . “We Don't Owe Anybody Anything” (in Russian) . Nezavisimaya Gazeta , March 5...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 35–50.
Published: 01 November 2011
... imitationem stultitiae], allow- ing the king to control himself and his property [as loot or booty].15 Nor did he object to the name Brutus, but rather used it as a shield, waiting for the moment to show himself as the great-hearted liberator of the Roman people he proved to be. (Rise...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 173–205.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the ‘Anschluss’ Jewish-owned stores were not only marked as such but also looted.” Who exactly looted the Jewish stores in March 1938 is unclear. It is only in the caption to picture no. 7 that an organizer of the persecution appears: “In March and April 1938 Jewish businessmen from the third Viennese district...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 101–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in Göring the art collector. From the out- set, “The Beautiful Spoils,” her 1946 study of Nazi art pillaging, expresses disgust for practice mixed with respect for refi nement. “For several thousand years, the looting of art by the victors from the vanquished has been,” she declares, “the most...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 167–184.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and purposefulness. Rules anchor the behavior they govern in 22. Heiner Müller, “Hamletmachine,” in Hamletmachine and Other Texts for the Stage, trans. Carl Weber (New York: Performing Arts Journal Publications, 1984), 55. 23. Müller, Germania, 133. 178  Writing into the Void an embedding...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 79–101.
Published: 01 November 2019
... with their geographic surroundings whenever they are not engaging in traditional consumerist activities. Often taking the shape of experimental film or art production, this type of investigation seeks to disclose a place’s true social geography. In the following I would like to demonstrate how Umsonst provides...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 159–185.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Alex Potts This article explores an often overlooked, broadly realist aspect of Weiss’s engagement with visual art in The Aesthetics of Resistance . Analysis of the role played in the novel by painted depiction usually focuses on dramatic stagings of figures engaged in violent struggle. The focus...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 53–78.
Published: 01 November 2019
... films combine a playful eclecticism with an acute sense of contemporary political issues like precarious working conditions, gentrification, and the commodification of art and culture. Copyright © 2019 by New German Critique, Inc. 2019 Max Linz Julian Radlmaier dffb comedy political cinema...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 105–140.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Peter J. Schwartz Abstract The final, unfinished project of the Hamburg art historian and Kulturwissenschaftler Aby M. Warburg (1866–1929)—the so-called Mnemosyne image atlas ( Bilderatlas )—has recently drawn increased attention not only from scholars but also from artists and museum curators...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 171–194.
Published: 01 February 2016
... visions of space, time, and narrativity (see Ecocriticism). 13. Holm, “Cultural Analysis of Disaster,” 20. Kathrin Maurer  175 Japanese reaction. Journalists wondered why there was no looting and no crime of the kind the world witnessed in the wake...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 139–167.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the book, and the most com- promised. An indication of the problem is the first encounter he has with Bonengel’s friends. They represented the social milieu of a Berlin he did not know: “a city of art galleries and exhibits and concerts and plays, a multi- ethnic city of gays and lesbians and people...