Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965


Edited by Okwui Enwezor, Katy Siegel, and Ulrich Wilmes

With a foreword by Okwui Enwezor; with essays by Alejandro Anreus, Ariella Azoulay, Zainab Bahrani, Galia Bar Or, Homi K. Bhabha, Emily Braun, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ekaterina Degot, Jesa Denegri, Nikolas Drosos, Okwui Enwezor, Pedro Erber, Andrea Giunta, Romy Golan, Walter Grasskamp, Catherine Grenier, Atreyee Gupta, Salah M. Hassan, Yule Heibel, Geeta Kapur, Pamela M. Lee, Anneka Lenssen, Damian Lentini, Courtney J. Martin, Anne Massey, Mark Mazower, Daniel Milnes, Gao Minglu, Yasufumi Nakamori, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Stephen Petersen, Mari Carmen Ramírez, Katy Siegel, Richard Shiff, Terry Smith, Fred Turner, Ulrich Wilmes, Sarah Wilson, and Tobias Wofford.

Published by Prestel
848 pages, approx. 816 images
In German or English
Price 69 €

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Postwar / Trailer

The trailer gives an impression of the extensive exhibition and the works on view. In eight dramatic chapters, the exhibition guides visitors through the first 20 years following the end of World War II. MORE


"Postwar – Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965"

21.05 – 24.05.14

Convened at Haus der Kunst in collaboration with the Tate Modern in 21-24 May, 2014, the "Postwar — Art between the Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965" conference is an attempt to reconsider and re-examine the two decades following World War II. MORE

Picture Gallery


Works of European sculpture

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Graham Sutherland

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Ellsworth Kelly. Retrospective

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Ellsworth Kelly is a part of the generation that went beyond Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s and developed a new pictorial language. MORE


Emil Schumacher — Retrospective

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The paintings of Emil Schumacher (1912–1999) are considered a high point in German postwar art. MORE