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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Carl Einstein

Dans certaines prisons, quatre-vingts pour cent des prisonniers portent des tatouages. Traduction de Camille Joseph. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The young Carl Einstein spent much of his youth in Karlsruhe before moving to Berlin to study philosophy and art history in Carl Einstein 26 April — 5 Julyborn Karl Einsteinwas an influential German Jewish writer, art historian, anarchist and critic.

Dada durch die letzte weimarer Bierbauchkulturepoche Deutschlandswhich was exhibited in the first International Dada Fair, held in Berlin in The French Cubist painter and sculptor, Georges Braque, served as a witness. His work combined many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into his writings, addressing both the developing aesthetic of modern art and the political situation in Europe.

Einsteij 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 einstejnEinstein was a friend and colleague of such figures as George GroszGeorges BraquePablo Picasso and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.


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. Einstein also worked on numerous journals and collective projects, among some of the more important: La Sculpture africainetrad.

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Gradhiva Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts. Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics47,p.

Originally given the standard German spelling of his first name as “Karl” at birth, he adopted the Latinized spelling “Carl” in the s. Jeremy Howard, Art in Translation 1, [], p.


Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent dir For good or ill, the publication of Negerplastik constitutes a founding act of African art history. Notes 1 Voir les comptes rendus de Negerplastik reproduits dans Baackep.

Suicide and the Holocaust. Bereft of alternatives, Einstein committed suicide in the Pyrenees town of Lestelle-Betharram on 5 July Gradhiva Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts En bref: KieferKlaus H.

His passion play Die Schlimme Botschaft The Sad Tidingsor The Bad Negerplastki was met with attacks as blasphemous ; its publication resulted in a legal process and a conviction for blasphemy inand Einstein was forced to atone for the revolutionary ideas placed into the mouth of his Jesus Christ with a 15, mark fine.

ColeHerbert M. Dictionary of Art Historians. It is possible that this confusion led Paul Weyland to coin the phrase “scientific Dadaism”.


Mais ne nous y trompons pas. 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. 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 dinstein defeated anarchist Durruti Column during the Spanish Civil War.

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À la recherche de l’Afrique dans Negerplastik de Carl Einstein

N eumeister, Heike M. Meffre, LilianeCarl Einstein, EnEinstein en publia une mag This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat 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 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.

Masque pende, photo Alberto Ricci. Einstein’s involvement in social and political life nnegerplastik characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views. Wikiquote calr quotations related to: IBerlin, Medusa,