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German church architecture of the 20th century

German church architecture of the 20th century

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Published by Council for the Care of Churches in co-operation with the Kulturabteilung des Auswärtigen in [Bonn] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church architecture -- Germany.

  • Edition Notes

    Direction and arrangement by Sep Ruf, Munich.

    Other titlesGerman church architecture of the twentieth century.
    Statement[direction and arrangement: Sep Ruf, Munich].
    ContributionsRuf, Sep, 1908-1982.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21560533M

    This course surveys German art and architecture from the rise of modernism around to the present after postmodernism. It aims to study the individual works closely and interpret them critically by analyzing their formal structure, style, technique, iconography, etc., to consider the concerns of the artists who created them and to place the works within their wider.   Expressionism evolved from the work of avant garde artists and designers in Germany and other European countries during the first decades of the 20th century. Many fanciful works were rendered on paper but never built. Key features of Expressionism include the use of distorted shapes, fragmented lines, organic or biomorphic forms, massive sculpted shapes, extensive use of concrete .

    Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Architects, including Albert Speer, Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, I. M. Pei and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. Together with a church, the library is open to the public to views. Even guided tours are available, that provide and insight into German history and this particular complex. Why to go there? Numerous statues, art works and impressive Baroque style provide an unforgettable experience and an insight into the achievements of German architecture.

    Unfortunately, the Church has too often wrongly assumed what those "absolutes" must be. In other words, the 21st Century Church that keeps trying to resurrect old, worn-out ways of thinking and believing, and pretend while doing so that those absolutes have never changed throughout its history, has decided already on its preferred destiny: the graveyard of history. For many, ecclesiastical architecture means stained-glass windows and cross-topped spires that break up the skyline, but the 20th century brought a shift to this branch of the discipline, particularly in London. Modern architects redefined the traditional church layout, introduced innovative materials to their designs and reinterpreted classic symbolism in fresh and exciting ways.


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Get this from a library. German church architecture of the 20th century. [Sep Ruf; Germany (West). Auswärtiges Amt. Kulturabteilung.]. German church architecture of the 20th century: exhibition. [Sep Ruf;] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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German art and architecture: The Twentieth Century Enter your search terms: The sentimental genre scenes and derivative neoclassic artistic production of the 19th cent.

were replaced in the 20th cent. by a fresh, more vital sensibility. The Roots of Modernist Church Architecture. by Duncan Stroik "The Church has not adopted any particular style of art as her own. The art of our own times from every race and country shall also be given free scope in the Church, provided it bring to the task the reverence and honor due to the sacred buildings and rites".

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