Negotiating Sculptures through In_Visibilities
The Case of anti-Semitic Reliefs in German Churches
In this paper, a personal exchange takes place between the authors, whose perspec- tives are informed by political philosophy and art studies. These are two disciplines heavily involved in the debate over the de_construction of monuments, statues, and sculptures. An example of such a debate is that on the anti-Semitic and so-called Ju- densau sculpture, which can still be found on the facades of many German churches. Through the lens of in_visibilities, the authors want to look at the different argu- ments made for the preservation of the sculptures or for their removal: What makes these sculptures in_visible? Why should they be made, or remain, in_visible?
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