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KASSANDRA: VISIONEN DES UNHEILS, 1914-1945 (Cassandra: Visions of Catastrophe, 1914-1945). Ed. by Stefanie Heckmann and Hans Ottomeyer. Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, 2008. Published by Sandstein Verlag, Dresden. 452 pp. with 443 ills. (328 col.). 28 x 25 cm. ISBN 9783940319548 In German.
Accompanies an exhibition whose title references the mythological seer Cassandra, who foresaw the destruction and downfall of Troy, exploring the role of the artist as visionary and admonisher as reflected in the work of Kollwitz, Grosz, Beckmann, Heartfield, Dix, Ernst and other German artists whose paintings, drawings and prints of the interwar period foreshadowed the apocalyptic horror of the Nazi regime.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,12,15,69
Worldwide Number: 032797
Hardcover $99.00    

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