Germany Divided: Baselitz and his generation

£30.00

Members' price *

  • The accompanying title to the British Museum exhibition, Germany Divided: Baselitz and his generation, 6 February – 31 August 2014, at the special Museum price of £30 (RRP £35).

    This hardback art history title showcases a selection of works from six artists who re-defined art in Germany in the second half of the twentieth century; Georg Baselitz, Marcus Lüpertz, Blinky Palermo, A.R. Penck, Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter. The majority of the works are published here for the first time.

    In-depth biographical essays on each artist show how the division of Germany into separate states affected their work; and the importance of the experience of migration from East to West.

    The new consumer culture in the West contrasted starkly with the planned economy of the East. Artists on both side of the Wall were faced with the difficult emotional task of negotiating with the past; not only the recent history of the Third Reich, but the ‘lost’ traditions of German painting from which they had been cut adrift.

    Germany Divided explores the work of these artists in the broader historical context of Germany and Europe in the 1960s and 1970s, and shows how these debates placed crucial emphasis on the creation and display of art.

    Beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned new photography, this title is an essential volume for art historians, collectors, and enthusiasts.

    About the author

    John-Paul Stonard is an art historian and critic specialising in twentieth-century art. His publications include Fault Lines. Art in Germany 1945–55 (2007) and, as editor and contributor, The Books that Shaped Art History (2013). He is a regular contributor to The Burlington Magazine, Artforum and the Times Literary Supplement.

  • Product code: cmc26906
    Exhibition: Germany Divided
    World culture: Modern Europe
    Title: Germany Divided
    Subtitle: Baselitz and his generation
    Author: John-Paul Stonard
    ISBN: 9780714126906
    Format: Hardback with jacket
    Number of pages: 192 pages
    Size: 30cm x 25cm
    llustrations: 130 colour images
    Publication date: January 2014
    Weight: 1.565kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    Preorder information - this product has not been released yet, but you can order now and we will despatch it to you once we receive stock. You will not be charged until your order is ready for despatch.

    Every purchase supports the Museum
  • Free UK delivery on all BMP books (up to a maximum of 5kg).

    Delivery charges for the rest of the world: are calculated depending on the weight (kg) and destination of the order.

    Estimated Delivery times:
    UK and Europe: 5 - 10 working days.
    Rest of the world: 10 to 28 working days.

    For more information, please see our full Delivery policy here

    Returns
    If for any reason you are not entirely happy with books and other products purchased from the shop, we will refund the value of the goods supplied. Please contact Customer Services directly on 0800 218 2222 (or from abroad on +44 (0)20 7079 0970) for individual advice.

    Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds or exchanges on pierced earrings for hygiene reasons, unless they are faulty.

    For more information, please see our full Returns policy here
  • Germany Divided: Baselitz and his generation
  • £30.00
  • Add to bag

You may also like

  • German Romantic Prints and Drawings German Romantic Prints and Drawings
  • Add German Romantic Prints and Drawings for only £30.00
  • Add
  • An exquisite selection of 19th century German prints and drawings from this seminal period of German history.
  • Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite
  • Add Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite for only £25.00
  • Add
  • The first substantial publication in over thirty years of Picasso's Vollard Suite.
  • Kitaj Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné Kitaj Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné
  • Add Kitaj Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné for only £40.00
  • Add
  • The first title to examine Kitaj’s prints in detail for almost twenty years.

Revealing.
The Telegraph

'The exhibition and collection,' Duerckheim says, 'is a story of change and movement, of life in progress.'
The Financial Times

2014-09-15
2014-01-22
We offer gift-wrapping on all our items. Scarves and jewellery are placed in pillow packs or universal jewellery boxes. You can add your own personal message whenever you send anything as a gift.


Can we help?

Delivery Information

The British Museum online shop is able to offer a worldwide delivery service, and free UK delivery on BMP books.
View our delivery information page

Customer Services

Having trouble with your order? You can email us or call:
Helpline: 0800 218 2222 or +44 (0)20 7079 0970
Ticket booking: +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Membership: +44 (0)20 7323 8195

Follow us

Become a fan of the British Museum Shop on Facebook and Twitter to share all the latest offers and exclusive access to new gifts.

Every purchase supports the Museum

 
Feedback Form