A kind soul has made Carl Einstein’s Negerplastik freely available online here. The man was not related to that other Einstein, but nonetheless. ics, no one addressed the subject more thoughtfully than Carl Einstein. In his. Negerplastik (),1 the first published book-length study of the art of Africa, Ein . If Carl Einstein’s name sounds vaguely familiar today, it will likely be as the author of Negro Sculpture (), a monograph comprised of an introductory text, .

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Dictionary of Art Historians. Agrandir Original jpeg, 1,8M. Regarded as one of the first critics to appreciate the development of Cubismas well as for his work on African art and influence on the European avant-gardeEinstein was a cwrl and colleague of such figures as George GroszGeorges BraquePablo Picasso and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler. Notes analytiques sur les collections ethnographiques. Le porteur du masque devient le dieu. Retrieved 3 February Jeremy Howard, Art in Translation 1, [], p.

S trotherZ. The majority of his wartime service was spent in German-occupied Belgium.

Carl Einstein – Wikipedia

Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics47,p. N eumeister, Heike M.

The second child born to Daniel Einstein, an active member of the local Jewish community, and Sophie Einstein, Carl was a year younger than his sister Hedwigwho would become known as a concert pianist and the wife of sculptor Benno Elkan. Masque pende, photo Alberto Ricci. Un dernier mot sur la transformation: The work carried out by German scholars on Congolese art during the occupation would prove to be considerably helpful in Einstein’s later efforts to encourage the beginning of a serious appreciation of black African art by Europeans.


Einstein also worked on numerous journals and collective projects, among some of the more important: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hendrik Lorentzone of the people who organised the offer saw it as way of promoting international reconciliation following the First World War.

This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Wikiquote has quotations related to: ColeHerbert M. The Antifascist Emigration in Europe and America. La Sculpture africainetrad. His work combined many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into his writings, addressing both the developing aesthetic of modern art and the political situation in Europe. An Anthology of Contexts. Notes 1 Voir les comptes rendus de Negerplastik reproduits dans Baackep.

Gradhiva Revue d’anthropologie et d’histoire des arts. Bereft of alternatives, Einstein committed suicide in the Pyrenees town of Lestelle-Betharram on 5 July Agrandir Original jpeg, 1,9M.

Carl Einstein

Mais ne nous y trompons pas. Carl Einstein 26 April — 5 Julyborn Negerpkastik Einsteinwas an influential German Jewish writer, art historian, anarchist and critic. This caused delays in governmental approval for the appointment.


However, a Dutch military intelligence report was submitted to the Minister of Education Johannes Theodoor de Visserwhich gave an account of Carl Einstein’s activities in the Soldiers’ Council in Belgium. SpencerBaldwin et GillenF. Agrandir Original jpeg, 2,0M. It is possible that this confusion led Farl Weyland to coin the phrase “scientific Dadaism”.

À la recherche de l’Afrique dans Negerplastik de Carl Einstein

Upon his return he started writing prose and joined the radical circle around Franz Pfemfert and his magazine Die Aktion. The French Cubist painter and sculptor, Georges Braque, served as a witness. Carl Einstein et negerplastkk primitivismes. Einstein’s involvement in social and political life was characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views.

Meffre, LilianeCarl Einstein, EnEinstein en publia une mag He was actively involved in the short-lived Revolutionary Brussels Soldiers’ Council and to a lesser extent in the failed Spartacist Uprising in Berlin and later in the defeated anarchist Durruti Column during the Spanish Civil War.

Originally given the standard German spelling of his first name as “Karl” at birth, he adopted the Latinized einstwin “Carl” in the s. Traduction de Camille Joseph.