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GROTESK! 130 JAHRE KUNST DER FRECHHEIT (Grotesque! 130 Years of Impudent Art). Ed. by Pamela Kort. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, 2003. Organized in association with Haus der Kunst, Munich. Published by Prestel-Verlag, Munich. 304 pp. with 353 ills. (202 col.). 31 x 25 cm. ISBN 3791328875 In German.
Exploring the cultural and aesthetic significance of the grotesque in late 19th- and 20th-century art, this catalogue features illustrations of more than 300 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and other pieces produced by Bocklin, Kubin, Klinger, Corinth, Arp, Grosz, Heartfield, Klee, Nolde, Schwitters, Polke, Kippenberger, Lupertz and dozens of other predominantly German artists, many of the works employing shocking, fantastic or grotesque imagery to create ironic social or political commentaries. A reduced English-language catalogue for a different version of the exhibition titled Comic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, 1870-1940 at the Neue Galerie in New York (Worldwide 29977) is also available.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,15
Worldwide Number: 029124
Hardcover $95.00    

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