Thomas Demand's Nationalgalerie : reconstructing a German archive.

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In 2009 Germany celebrated sixty years since the founding of the Federal Republic and twenty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. That double-anniversary year two exhibitions opened in Berlin: the high-profile, popular show60 Jahre?60 Werkeat the Martin-Gropius-Bau and a solo show in Mies van der Rohe?s Neue Nationalgalerie by the Munich-born artist Thomas Demand. Demand had been invited to participate in60 Jahre, but, fearing that the show was concerned with things other than art, had declined.? It seemed Demand was right: one critic dismissed60 Jahreas ?kunsthistorische[r] Bl?dsinn? (art historical nonsense) and G?nter...
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationArchive and memory in German literature and visual culture.
EditorsDora Osborne
Place of PublicationRochester, NY
PublisherCamden House
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781571139238
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2015

Publication series

NameEdinburgh German yearbook
PublisherCamden House

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