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0211-0217 Special Issue "Prekäre Vergangenheit? Barockforschung im östlichen Mitteleuropa unter den Bedingungen des Sozialismus", eds. Michaela Marek (†) and Eva Pluhařová-Grigienė

0211-0217 Special Issue "Prekäre Vergangenheit? Barockforschung im östlichen Mitteleuropa unter den Bedingungen des Sozialismus", eds. Michaela Marek (†) and Eva Pluhařová-Grigienė

The field of art historiography under State Socialism in Central and Eastern Europe is understudied so far. In a comparative approach, this special issue surveys the interpretative modells that architectural historians in Eastern Europe during the Cold War era applied to Baroque architecture […].

0211 Eva Pluhařová-Grigienė, Vorwort zum Special Issue „Prekäre Vergangenheit? Barockforschung im östlichen Mitteleuropa unter den Bedingungen des Sozialismus”

Art history writing on Baroque architecture had a precarious position within the confines of Marxism-Leninism. The papers collected in this special issue highlight the complex relationship between the need to fulfill the new ideological requirements and persisting intellectual, personal, and institutional structures that preceded the communist takeovers.

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