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0189-0197 Special Issue "Gottfried Lindauer – Painting New Zealand", eds. Alexandra Karentzos, Miriam Oesterreich and Britta Schmitz

"Gottfried Lindauer – Painting New Zealand" breaks new ground in the debate on cultural transfer processes of the 19th century. It generates new perspectives on past as well as present exhibition regimes, addressing questions of colonial self-presentation and representation, both of which are intellectually intriguing and currently the subject of politically-charged controversy. The dissonance between how the Māori used and valued portraiture and how the West viewed and reflected on the pictorial is discussed, as are negotiations over the documentary and the pictorial.

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0150-0176 Special Issue "War Graves/Die Bauaufgabe Soldatenfriedhof, 1914-1989", eds. Christian Fuhrmeister and Kai Kappel

The special issue “War Graves, War Cemeteries, and Memorial Shrines as a Building Task (1914 to 1989). Die Bauaufgabe Soldatenfriedhof/Kriegsgräberstätte zwischen 1914 und 1989“, edited by Christian Fuhrmeister and Kai Kappel, originates from two colloquia hosted by Humboldt-University in Berlin and Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich in 2014. The papers of this anthology contribute to an emerging field of research whose scope is interdisciplinary and transnational.

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0131-0140 Special Issue "Southern Modernisms"

"Southern Modernisms. Critical Stances through Regional Appropriations", is a special issue curated by Joana Cunha Leal and Begoña Farré Torras from the Universidade Nova of Lisbon. Its goal is to broaden the ongoing critical revision of the concept of Modernism with case studies relating to Portugal, Spain, and Greece.

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