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Writing the Art History of the Vanished States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the 1940s
Writing the Art History of the Vanished States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the 1940s

Author(s): Giedrė Jankevičiūtė
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: Eesti Kunstiteadlaste Ühing
Keywords: art and occupation; art and war; art historiography; Baltic countries; Sovietisation; World War II

Summary/Abstract: This article aims to show the importance of research on the art of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania during the first Soviet occupation in 1940–1941 and World War II. Firstly, the article presents a short overview of the current state of research on the art of this particular period in the three Baltic countries. Secondly, it concentrates on the need to unite and combine research done in each country in order to identify and analyse those features and processes that were common to all three Baltic countries at that time.

  • Issue Year: 19/2010
  • Issue No: 03+04
  • Page Range: 86-104
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: English