review È Spomenik Monument Database A guidebook to the wild world of communist minimalism in Tito s YugoslaviaSpomenik the Serbo Croat Slovenian word for monument refers to the memorials built in Tito s Republic of Yugoslavia from the s to the s marking the horror of the occupation and the defeat of Axis forces during World War II Hundreds were built across the country from coastal resorts to remote mountains Through these imaginative forms of concrete and steel a classless forward looking socialist society free of eth.
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review È Spomenik Monument Database Nic tensions was envisaged Instead of looking to the ideologically aligned Soviet Union for artistic inspiration Tito turned to the West and works of abstract expressionism and minimalism This allowed Yugoslavia to develop its own distinct identity through the monuments turning them into political tools articulating Tito s personal vision of a new tomorrowToday following the breakup of the country and the subseuent Yugoslav Wars of the s some have been destroyed or abandoned Many hav.Donald Niebyl Ö 0 Free download
review È Spomenik Monument Database E suffered the conseuences of ethnic tensions once viewed as symbols of hope they are now the focus of resentment and angerThis book brings together the largest collection of spomeniks published to date Each has been extensively photographed and researched by the author making this book the most comprehensive survey of this obscure and fascinating architectural phenomenon The inside of the book s dust jacket opens out as a map giving the exact geographic coordinates for each monument.
- Spomenik Monument Database
- Donald Niebyl
- 09 September 2019