Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Preußen. Versuch einer Bilanz. Eine Ausstellung der Berliner Festspiele GmbH. 15. August–15. November 1981, Gropius-Bau (ehemaliges Kunstgewerbemuseum) Berlin. Ausstellungsführer
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Translated titlePrussia. Trial of an End Result. An Exhibition of the Berliner Festspiele GmbH. 15th August–15th November 1981, Gropius-Bau (former Museum of Applied Arts), Berlin. Exhibition Guide
Author

Winfried Ranke.

Editor

Gottfried Korff.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 1981. 611 pp., illustrated, 19 × 12.5 cm. German.

ISBN

3499340011

Location

Martin-Gropius-Bau (15 August–15 November 1981)

Description

A monumental exhibition about the history of Prussia, comprised of more than 2000 objects displayed in thirty rooms. Room 13 “Bevölkerungspolitik und Minoritätenschutz” [Population Policy and Minority Protection] included 29 exhibits related to Prussian Jewry, antisemitism, and individual Jewish personalities, especially Moses Mendelssohn (pp. 232–238, cat. nos. 13/21–13/49). The introductory essay to this section, “Toleranz aus Notwendigkeit” [Tolerance out of Necessity], discusses the position of Jews, Hugenots and Protestants. More than 2000 items.

main keywords

HISOTRICAL DOCUMENTS
PRUSSIA

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objects
Berlin
Drawings/Sketches
Mendelssohn, Moses
Paintings, Jewish figures
Portraits
Prints, Jewish figures

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“Preußen. Versuch einer Bilanz. Eine Ausstellung der Berliner Festspiele GmbH. 15. August–15. November 1981, Gropius-Bau (ehemaliges Kunstgewerbemuseum) Berlin. Ausstellungsführer”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0660>
First published online: 2019



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