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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Einstein’s involvement in social and political life was characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views. Einstein also worked on numerous journals and collective projects, among some of the more important: For good or ill, the publication of Negerplastik constitutes a founding negerplaetik of African art history.

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.

Eisntein Howard, Art in Translation 1, [], p. Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics47,p. Retrieved 3 February Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent directement de la collection de Brummer.

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Einstein welcomed the outbreak of war and volunteered for the Imperial German Army. S trotherZ. Upon his return he started writing prose and joined the radical circle around Franz Pfemfert and his magazine Die Aktion. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Negerplastik by Carl Einstein

EnEinstein en publia une mag The second child born to Daniel Einstein, an active member of the local Jewish community, and Sophie Einstein, Carl was a year younger than his sister Hedwigwho would become known as a concert pianist and the wife of sculptor Benno Elkan.


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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

N eumeister, Heike M. This caused delays in governmental approval for the appointment. SpencerBaldwin et GillenF.

However, a Dutch military intelligence report was submitted to the Minister of Education Johannes Theodoor de Visserwhich gave an account of Carl Einstein’s activities in the Soldiers’ Council in Belgium. Albert Einstein was offered a part-time professorship at Leiden University in Trapped in southern France following Nazi Germany ‘s defeat of the French Third RepublicEinstein took his own life by jumping from a bridge [1] on 5 July Suicide and the Holocaust. Regarded as one of the first critics to appreciate the development of Cubismas well as for his work on African art and influence on the European avant-gardeEinstein was a friend and colleague of such figures as George GroszGeorges BraquePablo Picasso and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.

Dictionary of Art Historians. 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.

Baldwin Spencer et F. Agrandir Original jpeg, 2,0M. Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent dir The work carried out by German scholars on Negerplaatik art during the occupation would prove to be considerably helpful in Einstein’s later efforts to encourage the beginning of a serious appreciation of black African art by Europeans.


ColeHerbert M. Retrieved 6 September 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. Sommaire – Document suivant.

Carl Einstein

The young Carl Einstein spent much of his youth in Karlsruhe before moving to Berlin to study philosophy and art history in Un dernier mot sur la transformation: Dans certaines prisons, quatre-vingts pour cent des prisonniers portent des tatouages.

Traduction de Camille Joseph. An Anthology of Contexts. Carl Einstein et les primitivismes. KieferKlaus H. La Sculpture africaineacrl. Wikiquote has quotations related to: 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.

Agrandir Original jpeg, 1,8M. Mais ne nous y trompons pas. IBerlin, Medusa, His work combined many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into einztein writings, addressing both the developing aesthetic of modern art negerplastij the political situation in Europe. The Antifascist Emigration in Europe and America.

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