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Abstraction and the Holocaust

Abstraction and the Holocaust

by Mark Godfrey

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ISBN-10: 030012676X

ISBN-13: 9780300126761

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Yale University Press

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     vii
Introduction: Abstraction and the Holocaust     1
Morris Louis's Charred Journal: Firewritten paintings, 1951     23
Barnett Newman's The Stations of the Cross: Lema Sabachthani, 1958-1966     51
Frank Stella's Polish Village series, 1970-1974     79
Louis's Kahn's Memorial to the Six Million Jewish Martyrs, 1966-1972     113
Beryl Korot's Dachau 1974, 1974     141
Mel Bochner's Via Tasso project, 1993     169
The Commissions in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1993     199
Conclusion: Peter Eisenman's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, 1997-2005, and Susan Hiller's The J.Street Project, 2002-2005     239
Notes     266
Biblography     279
Photograph credits     290
Index     291

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