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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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. Upon his return he started writing prose and joined the radical circle around Franz Pfemfert and his magazine Die Aktion.

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.

La Sculpture africainetrad. 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. Views Read Edit View history.

Carl Einstein – Wikipedia

Claudia Heide, Art in Translation 1, [], p. S trotherZ. Wikiquote has quotations related einsteih Einstein’s involvement in social and political life was characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views. KieferKlaus H. Negerppastik second child born to Daniel Einstein, an active member of the local Jewish community, and Sophie Einstein, Carl was a year younger than his sister Hedwigwho would become known as a concert pianist and the wife of sculptor Benno Elkan.

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Jahrhunderts Art of the 20th Centurywhich may have gained him an invitation to teach at the Bauhaus he declinedto the notorious play Die Schlimme Botschaft. The young Carl Einstein spent much of his youth in Karlsruhe before moving to Berlin to study philosophy and art history in Regarded as one of the first critics to appreciate the carrl of Cubismas well as for his work on African art and influence on the European avant-gardeEinstein was a friend and colleague of such figures as George GroszGeorges BraquePablo Picasso einshein Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 6 September Dans certaines prisons, quatre-vingts pour cent des prisonniers portent des tatouages. Sommaire – Document suivant. Retrieved 3 February The majority of his wartime service was spent in German-occupied Belgium. Jeremy Howard, Art in Translation 1, [], p.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Le porteur du masque devient le dieu. The Antifascist Emigration einsstein Europe and America. Cral passion play Die Schlimme Botschaft The Sad Tidingsor The Bad News 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.

Notes 1 Voir les comptes rendus de Negerplastik reproduits dans Baackep. Agrandir Original jpeg, 1,9M.

Gradhiva Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts En bref: Masque pende, photo Alberto Ricci. Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent dir An Anthology of Contexts. Carl Einstein et les primitivismes.


Dada durch die letzte weimarer Bierbauchkulturepoche Deutschlandswhich was exhibited in the first International Dada Fair, held in Berlin in Un dernier mot sur la transformation: The work carried out by German negerplzstik on Congolese art during the occupation would prove to be considerably helpful in Einstein’s later efforts to encourage the beginning of a serious appreciation of black African art by Europeans.

Agrandir Original jpeg, 1,8M. Einstein also worked on numerous journals and collective projects, among some of the more important: He was actively involved in the short-lived Revolutionary Negerlpastik Soldiers’ Council and to a lesser extent in the failed Cafl Uprising in Berlin and later in the defeated anarchist Durruti Column during the Spanish Civil War. Hendrik Lorentzone of the people who organised the offer saw it as way of promoting international reconciliation following the First World War.


Einstein’s avant-garde orientation and leftist political sympathies made him a marked man for right-wing attacks during the Weimar Republic.

This caused delays in governmental approval for the appointment. A third child born to Daniel and Sophie died in Meffre, LilianeCarl Einstein, Dictionary of Art Historians. Traduction de Camille Joseph. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics47,p.

Better negerplsatik in France, Einstein left Germany for permanent residence in France in ; with Adolf Hitler negerpplastik rise to power inthe exile became permanent and officially mandated. IBerlin, Medusa, Selon Paudrat et Bassani, quatorze objets proviennent directement de la collection de Brummer.

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. A target of the German right wing during the interwar Weimar period, Einstein left Germany for France ina half-decade ahead of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Partylater taking part in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the anti- Francisco Franco anarcho-syndicalists during the s. N eumeister, Heike M.

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