Book Reviews 149 Zur Eigensinnlichkeit der Bilder. Acht Beitra ¨ ge. Von Klaus Kru ¨ ger. Herausgegeben von Matthias Weiß, Britta Du ¨ mpelmann, Wolf- Dietrich Lo ¨ hr und Friederike Wille. Paderborn: Fink, 2017. 257 Seiten + 160 s/w Abbildungen und 13 farbige Abbildungen. €29,90 paperback. Klaus Kru ¨ ger’s intriguing book Zur Eigensinnlichkeit der Bilder. Acht Beitra ¨ge is a great contribution to the debate on how pictures and visual materials can be viewed and interpreted. The book assembles eight essays that Kru ¨ ger wrote between 1993 and 2010. In these essays, his investigations range from Roman treasury art, mural and panel paintings of the High Medieval Ages, as well as altar retable and gallery images of the early modern period to paintings, photographs, and ﬁlms of the modern age and present. What is of interest is that his essays not only focus on what is depicted in the paintings and visual images but also on the invisible, imaginary, or the ﬁctional which becomes the depicted image. This brings G.E. Lessing to mind, who discusses how the viewer needs to be able to see beyond the single moment being depicted in the painting. The viewer needs
Monatshefte – University of Wisconsin Press
Published: Mar 12, 2020
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