German Immigrant Art

German Immigrant Art - Julianna Ritter 11/17/2010 German...

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Julianna Ritter 11/17/2010 German Immigrant Art In the one article, Ofrat describes the journey of German Immigrants in Jerusalem and its effect on their art. After spending a while in the city, many formed intellectual circles and started to attend salons that not only included artists but philosophers or anyone of the aristocratic circle. Some of these visitors included Else Lasker-Shuler who was an artist and writer herself. Other forms of art that emerged from the Germans living in Israel were black and white prints and sketches. These sketches varied greatly from the paintings: instead of depicting a poetic city, Ticho’s black and white sketches depicted the more desolate side of the city. Her art evolved from static to multi-dimensional art as time passed and she spent more time in the city. As history progressed and it became the reign of the Nazis in Germany, the art of the German immigrants changed drastically. Much of the art took a turn away from abstract and impressionistic feelings, such as Sebba’s work that depicted tension of sex and death through
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course ART HIST 212 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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