“As good as apple pie? Post-unification Germany and the reception of public art from the former German Democratic Republic.”

Jenkins, Jessica (2019) “As good as apple pie? Post-unification Germany and the reception of public art from the former German Democratic Republic.”. In: Design, History and Time. New Temporalities in a Digital Age. Bloomsbury Visual Arts . Bloomsbury, London, pp. 51-63. ISBN 9781350060654

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The post 1990 reception of East German public art reveals a need for an official projection of public "consensus" about the communist past. This piece demonstrates how public art has been instrumentalised in this process.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: GDR, East Germany, Public Art, Heritage, National Identity, Consensus, Kunst am Bau, Architekturbezogene Kunst, German Democratic Republic, Willi Neubert, Walter Womacka, Max Lingner, Lothar Rentsch
ISBN: 9781350060654
Subjects: Arts > Architecture
Arts > Decorative Art
Arts > Historical
History > International
Arts > Landscape & Area Planning
Arts > Fine Art
Arts > Sculpture
Arts > Symbolism, allegory, myth & legend
Courses by Department: The School of Communication Design > Graphic Design
Depositing User: Jessica Jenkins
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 12:39
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 12:39
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/3386

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