Abstraction and the Holocaust

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Yale University Press, 2007 - Art - 294 pages
Mark Godfrey looks closely at a series of American art and architectural projects that respond to the memory of the Holocaust. He investigates how abstract artists and architects have negotiated Holocaust memory without representing the Holocaust figuratively or symbolically.
 

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Contents

Abstraction and the Holocaust
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Lema Sabachthani 19581966 5 I
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Louiss Kahns Memorial to the Six Million
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Beryl Korots Dachau 1974 1974 I4 I
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Mel Bochners Via Tasso project 1993
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The Commissions in the United States
199
Peter Eisenmans Memorial
239
Notes
266
Biblography
279
Copyright

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Page 281 - Jacques Derrida, The Truth in Painting, trans. Geoff Bennington and Ian McLeod (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987).

About the author (2007)

Mark Godfrey is Professor of Legal History at the University of Glasgow, where he teaches private law and legal history.

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