By Helmut Puff

This examine takes a cloth item as its place to begin: small-scale versions of bombed out towns. Created among 1946 and the current, those plastic renderings of areas offer eerie glimpses of destruction and devastation ensuing of conflict. This learn considers those “miniature monuments” in a deep cultural heritage that interlaces the sixteenth, 18th, and twentieth centuries. Miniature Monuments hence tackles a haunting paradox: construction ruins.

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