A banner for 'Portals' of Paul Goesch, an event on March 18 though June 11, 2023.  The included art is a very colorful arch, built with many layers of varying size.

Further Reading

Paul Goesch

Amann, Claudia, Dietrich Arlt, and Janni Müller-Hauck. Paul Goesch, 1885–1940: Aquarelle und Zeichnungen. Berlin: Berlinische Galerie, 1976.

Feise-Mahnkopp, Patricia and Thomas Röske, eds. “Von Zweifellos Künstlerischem Wert”: Paul Goeschs Beitrag zur ästhetischen Moderne. Berlin: Kerber Verlag; Heidelberg: Sammlung Prinzhorn, 2019.

Lütgens, Annelie, ed. Visionäre der Moderne: Paul Scheerbart, Bruno Taut, Paul Goesch / Modern Visionaries: Paul Scheerbart, Bruno Taut, Paul Goesch (Berlin: Berlinische Galerie; Zurich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2016).

Poley, Stefanie. “Freundeskreis Paul Goesch e.V.” 

Röske, Thomas, ed. Paul Goesch, 1885–1940: Zwischen Avantgarde und Anstalt. Heidelberg: Sammlung Prinzhorn and Wunderhorn, 2016.

Expressionist Architecture

Barnstone, Deborah Ascher. The Break with the Past: Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910–1925. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Beil, Ralf, and Claudia Dillmann, eds. The Total Artwork in Expressionism: Art, Film, Literature, Theater, Dance, and Architecture, 1905–25. Darmstadt, Germany: Institut Mathildenhöhe; Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2011.

Benson, Timothy O. ed., Expressionist Utopias: Paradise, Metropolis, Architectural Fantasy. Berkeley: University of California Press; Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2001.

Boyd Whyte, Ian. The Crystal Chain Letters Architectural Fantasies by Bruno Taut and His Circle. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1985.

McElheny, Josiah and Christine Burgin, eds. Glass! Love!! Perpetual Motion!!!: A Paul Scheerbart Reader. New York: Christine Burgin; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Pehnt, Wolfgang. Expressionist Architecture. New York: Thames & Hudson, 1979.

Art and Mental Health

Cabañas, Kaira M. Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

English, Charlie. The Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Modernism, and Hitler’s War on Art. New York: Random House, 2021.

Foster, Hal. Prosthetic Gods. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004. 

Gilman, Sander L. Seeing the Insane. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1996.

MacGregor, John M. The Discovery of the Art of the Insane. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Santner, Eric L. My Own Private Germany: Daniel Paul Schreber’s Secret History of Modernity. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Tuchman, Maurice, and Carol S. Eliel, eds. Parallel Visions: Modern Artists and Outsider Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.