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Monuments of the future

El Lissitzky

Monuments of the future

designs by El Lissitzky.

by El Lissitzky

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Published by Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lissitzky, El, -- 1890-1941 -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDesigns by El Lissitzky
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsPerloff, Nancy Lynn., Forgács, Éva., Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6999.L5 A4 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[20] p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21726050M

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    The destruction of Confederate monuments and statues is the subject of heated debate in this election year. But as WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains, it may not be as divisive as it appears on the.   In my books I call it the “politics of eternity and forget entirely about the future. For Trump, Like all monuments, Confederate statues represent a moment of social consensus and.


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The statue honoring Confederate soldiers of Sampson County has been at the heart of controversy and was the subject of peaceful protests in early July. Monuments of the future. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Research Institute, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: El Lissitzky; El Lissitzky; El Lissitzky: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: El Lissitzky; Nancy Perloff; Éva Forgács; Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities.

3 stars: 2 stars for the writing, which is tedious, and 4+ for the fascinating WWII history this book relates. The story of the Nazis' wholesale looting of the private and public art treasures of Europe during WWII and the efforts of the Monuments Men, with the aid of some others, to track down and return those treasures, is a significant story that I believe was largely unknown until this /5(K).

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“The thought came back to him, as it often did: To save the culture of your allies is a small thing. To cherish the culture of your enemy, to risk your life and the life of other men to save it, to give it all back to them as soon as the battle was won it was unheard of, but that was exactly what Walker Hancock and the other Monuments Men intended to do.”.

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Dwight D. Michael Heizer: The Once and Future Monuments is a long overdue addition to the critical and biographical literature of this major figure in American art. Praise for Michael Heizer: The Once and Future Monuments. The book—which reads one part art criticism, one part unauthorized biography—puts Heizer’s standalone work in the context of.

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