A kind soul has made Carl Einstein’s Negerplastik freely available online here. The man was not related to that other Einstein, but nonetheless. ics, no one addressed the subject more thoughtfully than Carl Einstein. In his. Negerplastik (),1 the first published book-length study of the art of Africa, Ein . If Carl Einstein’s name sounds vaguely familiar today, it will likely be as the author of Negro Sculpture (), a monograph comprised of an introductory text, .

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Retrieved 6 September EnEinstein en publia une mag Views Read Edit View history. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Einstein welcomed the outbreak of war and volunteered for the Imperial German Army.

A target of the German right wing during the interwar Weimar period, Einstein left Germany for France ina half-decade ahead of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Partylater taking part in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the anti- Francisco Franco anarcho-syndicalists during the s. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Dada durch die letzte weimarer Bierbauchkulturepoche Deutschlandswhich was exhibited in the first International Dada Fair, held in Berlin in The majority of his wartime service was spent in German-occupied Belgium.

Gradhiva Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts En bref: Un dernier mot sur la transformation: Traduction de Camille Joseph.

Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics47,p. IBerlin, Medusa, Einstein’s avant-garde orientation and leftist political sympathies made him a marked man for right-wing attacks during the Weimar Republic. Agrandir Original jpeg, 1,9M. Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent directement de la collection de Brummer. Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent dir ColeHerbert M.


Einstein also worked on numerous journals and collective projects, among some of the more important: His passion play Die Schlimme Botschaft The Sad Tidingsor The Bad News was met with attacks as blasphemous ; its publication resulted in a legal process and a conviction for blasphemy inand Einstein was forced to atone for the revolutionary ideas placed into the mouth of his Jesus Varl with a 15, mark fine. Einstein’s involvement in social and political negerplasttik was characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views.

Masque pende, photo Alberto Ricci. Upon his return he started writing prose and joined the radical circle around Franz Pfemfert and his magazine Die Aktion. He was actively involved in the short-lived Revolutionary Brussels Soldiers’ Council and to a lesser extent in the failed Spartacist Uprising in Berlin and later in the defeated anarchist Durruti Column during the Spanish Civil War.

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Carl Einstein – Wikipedia

Jahrhunderts Art of the 20th Centurywhich may have gained him an invitation to teach at the Bauhaus he declinedto the notorious play Die Schlimme Botschaft. Retrieved 3 February This was accompanied by a number of accounts of Carl’s agitational activity during the German Revolutionincluding Carl’s graveside oration after the murder of Rosa Luxemburgwhich frequently omitted his first name. Claudia Heide, Art in Translation 1, [], p.

It is possible that this confusion led Paul Weyland to coin the phrase “scientific Dadaism”. Gradhiva Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts. Hendrik Lorentzone of the people who organised the offer saw it as way of promoting international reconciliation following the First World War. SpencerBaldwin et GillenF. Meffre, LilianeCarl Einstein, Notes analytiques sur les collections ethnographiques. Originally given the standard German spelling of his first name as “Karl” at birth, he adopted the Latinized spelling “Carl” in the s.


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However, when the proposed appointment was passed to the government bureaucracy for approval as University professors were regarded as senior civil servants who required royal approval. Dans certaines prisons, quatre-vingts pour cent des prisonniers portent des tatouages. Nkisi nkondiKongo, photo Alberto Ricci. KieferKlaus H.

Negerplastik by Carl Einstein

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Mais ne nous y trompons pas. Better received in France, Einstein left Germany for permanent residence in France in ; with Adolf Hitler ‘s rise to power inthe exile became permanent and officially mandated. Baldwin Spencer et F. For good or ill, the publication of Negerplastik constitutes a founding act of African art history. This led to the publication of Bebuquin oder die Dilettanten des Wunders in serialised form in Die Aktion inwith an subsequent volume collecting the episodes in a single book.

His work combined many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into his writings, addressing both the developing aesthetic of modern art and the political situation in Europe. La Sculpture africainetrad.