The Splendor of Dresden was an astonishingly lavish blockbuster exhibition loan from the German Democratic Republic to the United States between 1978 and 1979. Yet the history of its conception and execution reveals the tensions and ambivalences that underwrote cultural diplomatic efforts in the era of the Helsinki Accords, even those at the grandest scale.
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Review Article| February 01 2018
The Splendor of Dresden in the United States, 1978–79
Representations (2018) 141 (1): 20–38.
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Alice Goff; The Splendor of Dresden in the United States, 1978–79. Representations 1 February 2018; 141 (1): 20–38. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2018.141.1.20
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