Blick nach Deutschland: "New Objectivity" and "Magic Realism" according to the Dutch art critic Kasper Niehaus

Peter de Ruiter*

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This article concentrates on the Dutch art critic Kasper Niehaus (1889-1974) and compares two important exhibitions concerning Neue Sachlichkeit; the iconic one in Mannheim in 1925 and the lesser known one in Amsterdam, in 1929, and Niehaus's art-critical judgments in a more general sense on Neue Sachlichkeit and Magic Realism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeue Sachlichkeit im Kontrast - Deutschland und die Niederlande
EditorsRalf Grüttemeier, Janka Wagner, Haimo Stiemer
Place of PublicationBerlin/Boston
PublisherWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9783110682052
ISBN (Print)9783110681383
Publication statusPublished - 15-Jan-2021

Publication series

Namespectrum Literaturwissenschaft / spectrum Literature
PublisherDe Gruyter
ISSN (Print)1860-210X


  • Kasper Niehaus, Art criticism, Neue Sachlichkeit, Magic Realism, Exh. in Mannheim 91925), Amsterdam (1929)

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