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IMAGES (V) – Images of (Cultural) Values

The Conference Proceedings

Edited By Veronika Bernard

This collection of articles offers readers a cross-section of current research on contemporary and historical concepts and representations of (cultural) values as documented in popular culture, public space, the arts, works of literature and in ethnic contexts. The contributors to this volume are from the US, Algeria, Germany, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Serbia, Turkey, and Austria. Their very different cultural, ideological, scientific, academic and non-academic perspectives and backgrounds allow insights from many different viewpoints.
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Adriana De Angelis (Naples/Italy) - Skyscrapers – Strong Images of Culture and Art; Globalized

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Adriana De Angelis

Skyscrapers – Strong Images of Culture and Art; Globalized

Abstract This article shows how skyscrapers have developed into globalized symbols of modernity and (political) power since they were attributed these qualities in New York City during the 1920s and 1930s.

Dieser Artikel zeigt, wie Wolkenkratzer sich in globale Symbole von Modernität und (politischer) macht entwickelt haben, seit ihnen im New York der 1920er und 1930er Jahre diese Attribute zugeschrieben wurden.

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