Local Strategies – International Ambitions

Local Strategies – International Ambitions
ISBN: 80-86890-08-2
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Local Strategies – International Ambitions

Moderna Art in Central Europe 1918-1968

Proceedings from the International Conference of the Institute of Art History of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague and New York University in Prague from 2003. Contributors: Timothy O. Benson, Anna Brzyski, Linara Dovydaityte, Eva Forgács, Irina Genova, Tomasz Gryglewicz, Jeremy Howard, Giedre Jankevičiute, Eduards Klavinš, Ljiljana Kolešnik, Vojtěch Lahoda, Esther Levinger, Christina Lodder, Marian Mazzone, Myroslava M. Mudrak, Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius, Martina Pachmanová, Damjan Prelovšek, Ivanka Reberski, Nicholas Sawicki, Deborah Schultz, Andrzej Szczerski, Darko Šimičić, Maria Elena Versari, Annika Waenerberg, Anna Wierzbicka, Mathew S. Witkowsky, Isabel Wünsche, András Zwickl.



Vojtěch Lahoda
Global Form and Local Spirit: Czech and Central European Modern Art

Anna Brzyski
Centres and Peripheries: Language Barriers and the Cultural Geography of European Modern Art

Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius
Unworlding Slaka, or Does Eastern (Central) European Art Exist?

Eva Forgács
Whose Narrative Is It?

Nicholas Sawicki
Modernist Paradigms After the War: The Case of Max Dvořák

Annika Waenerberg
National Features in Modern Art: Edwin Lydén (1879–1956) and Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

Eduards Klaviņš
The Ambivalence of Ethnography in the Context of Latvian Modernism

Martina Pachmanová
Les femmes artistes d’aujourd’hui: Czech Women Artists in the Context of International Modernism

Damjan Prelovšek
The Architect Jože Plečnik: The Originator of Critical Regionalism

András Zwickl
Between Conservatism and Modernism: Classicisms and Realisms of the 1920s in Central Europe

Ivanka Reberski
The Universal and the Regional: Modernism in Croatian Painting in the 1920s and 1950s

Anna Wierzbicka
Artists from Central and Eastern Europe in the École de Paris Milieu (1918-1939): The Problem of Assimilation and Identity

Maria Elena Versari
The Central European Avant-Garde of the 1920s: The Battleground for Futurist Identity?

Jeremy Howard – Andrzej Szczerski
Ships in the Night along the Coasts of Bohemia? Modern Design Aesthetics and the Turn of the Liner

Isabel Wünsche
Biocentric Modernism: The Other Side of the Avant-Garde

Irina Genova
Balkan Modernism / Balkan Modernity: The Difficulties of Historicizing

Darko Šimičić
The Case of Dada: Searching through the Archipelago of the Avant-Gardes in Central Europe

Myroslava M. Mudrak
Polish Modernism and Ukrainian Artists: Parallel Strategies

Linara Dovydaitytė
Constructing the Local ‘isms:’ Paradoxes of Lithuanian expressionism

Giedrė Jankevičiūtė
Traditionalism as Modernism: Neo-traditionalism in Lithuanian Art

Timothy O. Benson
Mapping Culture in Central Europe: Dada and Devětsil

Esther Levinger
Hungarian Constructivism and Totality

Christina Lodder
International Constructivism and the Legacy of Unovis in the 1920s: El Lissitzky, Katarzyna Kobro and Władisław Strzemiński

Matthew S. Witkovsky
The Cage of the Center

Ljiljana Kolešnik
Dangerous Liaisons: The Relationship Between Art and the Socialist State. The Croatian Experience in the 1950s

Deborah Schultz
Methodological Issues: Researching Socialist Realist Romania

Marian Mazzone
Location, Process, Identity: Actions and Happenings in the 1960s

Tomasz Gryglewicz
Ideology or Culture: On the Art of a Non-Existing Central Europe at the Time of the Avant-Garde and the Yalta Conference

Artefactum, Prague 2006, 220 x 300 mm, 243 pages, ISBN 80-86890-08-2