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Picturing the CosmosHubble Space Telescope Images and the Astronomical Sublime

Picturing the Cosmos: Hubble Space Telescope Images and the Astronomical Sublime

Elizabeth A. Kessler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679560
eISBN:
9781452947914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679560.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

The vividly colored, exquisitely detailed, and dramatically lit Hubble Space Telescope images now define how we visualize the cosmos. They do not look like older photographs of the stars nor are they ... More

Quotational PracticesRepeating the Future in Contemporary Art

Quotational Practices: Repeating the Future in Contemporary Art

Patrick Greaney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687343
eISBN:
9781452949116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687343.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Literature and art have always depended on imitation, and in the past few decades quotation and appropriation have become dominant aesthetic practices. But critical methods have not kept pace with ... More

Recording Reality, Desiring the Real

Recording Reality, Desiring the Real

Elizabeth Cowie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645480
eISBN:
9781452945866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645480.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Documentary has once again emerged as one of the most vital cultural forms, whether seen in cinemas or inside the home, as digital, film, or video. This book looks at the history of documentary and ... More

Repainting the Walls of LundaInformation Colonialism and Angolan Art

Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Delinda Collier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Repainting the Walls of Lunda tells a story of the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda) (1953), which reproduced images of Chokwe ... More

Resolutions 3Global Networks of Video

Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Ming-Yuen S. Ma and Erika Suderburg (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book explores the wide-ranging implications of video art and video-based production in contemporary media culture. The book examines the explosive viral reach of moving image-based content and ... More

Scenes of ProjectionRecasting the Enlightenment Subject

Scenes of Projection: Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

Jill H. Casid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646692
eISBN:
9781452945934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646692.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Theorizing vision and power at the intersections of the histories of psychoanalysis, media, scientific method, and colonization, this book poaches the prized instruments at the heart of the so-called ... More

ScreensViewing Media Installation Art

Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art

Kate Mondloch

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665211
eISBN:
9781452946504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665211.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Media screens—film, video, and computer screens—have increasingly pervaded both artistic production and everyday life since the 1960s. Yet the nature of viewing artworks made from these media, along ... More

"Singular Images, Failed Copies"William Henry Fox Talbot and the Early Photograph

"Singular Images, Failed Copies": William Henry Fox Talbot and the Early Photograph

Vered Maimon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694716
eISBN:
9781452953526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694716.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

The Photographic Imagination historicizes the conception of photography in the early nineteenth-century in England, in particular the works and texts by William Henry Fox Talbot, as part of a ... More

Surface EncountersThinking with Animals and Art

Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Ron Broglio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672967
eISBN:
9781452947334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672967.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

What is it like to be an animal? This book aims to find out from the inside, from underneath the fur and feathers. In examining this question, it bypasses the perspectives of biology or natural ... More

The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

David Roberts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book sets out to demonstrate the centrality of the total work of art to European modernism since the French Revolution. The total work of art is usually understood as the intention to reunite ... More

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