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0099 J. Pedro Lorente, Monuments devoted to artists in public spaces around museums: A nineteenth-century strategy to enhance the urban space of art districts
Monuments to kings or military heroes have always been positioned in main squares and avenues, whilst those erected to famous cultural figures were a novelty introduced [...]
0098 Hans-Ernst Mittig, Offene Kapitel beim Umgang mit NS-Kunst in Museum, Ausstellung und Forschung
Research on, and presentation of, Nazi art raises specific questions. In the present article, open questions in dealing with Nazi art are discussed with regard to selected exhibitions and works. Moreover, [...]
0097 Roger Fayet, Georg Schmidt und die Frage der künstlerischen Werte
As a theorist and curator, the Swiss art historian Georg Schmidt (1896-1965), director of the Kunstmuseum Basel from 1939 to 1961, developed a decidedly normative approach to art history, based on a philosophy which [...]
0096 Maria Chernysheva, "The Russian Gérôme"? Vereshchagin as a Painter of Turkestan
"The Russian Gérôme" – thus was Vereshchagin dubbed by English critics in 1872 and the comparison was repeatedly to be made by contemporaries. This article looks at where the two artists [...]
0095 James W. Nelson Novoa, Legitimacy through Art in the Rome of Gregory XIII: The Commission to Baldassarre Croce in the Fonseca Chapel of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli
The article deals with the commission made out by the Portuguese merchant-banker António da Fonseca to Baldassarre Croce to decorate his family chapel in the church of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli in Rome, the national church of Castille [...]
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