September 2019

On the centenary of the establishment of modern Germany’s first democratic republic, this special issue of Art History explores how the wealth of scholarship on Weimar culture from the last two and a half decades, since re-unification, has specifically contributed to the discipline of art history and vice versa. It also interrogates where art-historical research on the Weimar Republic might be heading: what role, if any, do the Republic’s intellectuals, artists and cultural producers continue to play in the present?