Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965Haus der Kunst München
Okwui Enwezor, Katy Siegel & Ulrich Wilmes (Ed.)
Prestel Verlag, 2016
848 pages, 4.7 kg
Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965 exhibition at Haus der Kunst in Munich examines the vibrant and turbulent postwar period as a global phenomenon for the first time in recent exhibition history.
Accompanying the exhibition Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965, this extensive catalog presents the work of more than 200 artists from over 65 countries. The catalogue illuminates how these epochal social changes manifested worldwide across the practices of painting, sculpture, installation, performance, cinema, and music, through eight thematic sections: Aftermath: Zero Hour and the Atomic Era; Form Matters; New Images of Man; Realisms; Concrete Visions; Cosmopolitan Modernisms; Nations Seeking Form; and Networks, Media, and Communication. The catalog is published in German an English. Designed for Double Standards, Berlin.