Tra le recensioni di Maria Accascina. Pittura di guerra alla Kuenstlerhaus di Vienna

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Abstract

[automatically translated] Drawing on a critical review of Maria Accascina "war paint to the Künstlerhaus of Vienna", published September 23, 1934 the Journal of Sicily, it rebuilds the little-known phenomenon of war painters body, official institution that dell''esercito Habsburg during the first World war recruiting painters and sculptors to document life at the front. Were involved hundreds of artists, some now forgotten, others known as Albin Egger-Lienz or Herbert Boeckl, others of international fame such as Egon Schiele. The 'author analyzes the types of works, the different aesthetic value, their propagandistic function during the war, and finally the new propaganda context in which it is realized the exhibition in Austria buffeted by the pro-Nazi tensions and by' ' assassination of Chancellor Dollfuss. Also review the Accascina, sent to Vienna by the Ministry of Culture, it has a precise ideological propaganda function nell''Italia fascist tense at that time to strengthen political relations with the 'Austria.
Original languageItalian
Pages316-325
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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