Issue 2 of Art East Central is now out

The second issue of the open access journal Art East Central is now out! It features a discussion on globalizing early modern central and eastern European art between Robyn Radway, Tomasz Grusiecki, Robert Born, Suzanna Ivanič, Ruth Sargent Noyes and Olenka Pevny, followed by an essay on the Romanian architect Ion Mincu (1852–1912) by Cosmin Minea. The issue also contains English translations of primary sources from interwar central Europe: four essays on modern architecture by the Hungarian architect and critic Virgil Bierbauer, translated by Barbara Dudás and introduced by Matthew Rampley and Nóra Veszprémi, and a collection of essays on women’s art by Austrian authors Hans Ankwicz-Kleehoven, Wolfgang Born and Liane Zimbler, translated by Acer Lewis and introduced by Christian Drobe. Finally, the issue features seven reviews of books on Ewa Partum’s artistic practice, Czech art history writing, German artistic heritage in Estonia, Red Army monuments in Poland, networks of modernity in central Europe, the east European Neo-avantgarde, and an exhibition of French books in Budapest in 1957.

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New book: Periodization in the Art Historiographies of Central and Eastern Europe

Periodization in the Art Historiographies of Central and Eastern Europe is a new volume edited by Shona Kallestrup, Magdalena Kunińska, Mihnea Alexandru Mihail, Anna Adashinskaya and Cosmin Minea and published by Routledge. It is now available open access and includes essays by CRAACE researchers Matthew Rampley and Julia Secklehner, as well as many other fascinating contributions.

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