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Accessorizing the BodyHabits of Being I

Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first in the four-part series, this book charts the social, cultural, and political expression of clothing as seen on the street and in museums, in films and literature, and in advertisements and ... More

Afterimage of EmpirePhotography in Nineteenth-Century India

Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India

Zahid R. Chaudhary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677481
eISBN:
9781452946023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677481.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This book provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering ... More

Anime's Media MixFranchising Toys and Characters in Japan

Anime's Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan

Marc Steinberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675494
eISBN:
9781452947525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675494.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book shows that anime is far more than a style of Japanese animation. Beyond its immediate form of cartooning, anime is also a unique mode of cultural production and consumption that led to the ... More

Art Labor, Sex PoliticsFeminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Siona Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Contrary to critics who have called it the “undecade,” the 1970s were a time of risky, innovative art—and nowhere more so than in Britain, where the forces of feminism and labor politics merged in a ... More

Artist Animal

Artist Animal

Steve Baker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680665
eISBN:
9781452948782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680665.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The central question addressed in ARTIST|ANIMAL is simply this: what happens when artist and animal are brought into juxtaposition in the context of contemporary art? The book’s title deliberately ... More

Barnstorming the PrairiesHow Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

Jason Weems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816677504
eISBN:
9781452953533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677504.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The history of the American Midwest is marked by stories of inhabitants’ struggles to envision the unbroken expanses of their home landscape. During the 1920s and 1930s these attempts to visualize ... More

Barry Le VaThe Aesthetic Aftermath

Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath

Michael Maizels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694686
eISBN:
9781452952314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694686.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

In the late 1960s, the artist Barry Le Va began to use non-traditional materials (shattered glass, spent bullets, sound recordings, scattered flour, and sharpened meat cleavers) to execute a striking ... More

Bauhaus Weaving TheoryFrom Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Tai Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687237
eISBN:
9781452949031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687237.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

The Bauhaus school in Germany has been understood through the writings of its founding director Walter Gropius and several artists who taught there: Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and László ... More

Becoming PastHistory in Contemporary Art

Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Jane Blocker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

In 2009, Hal Foster initiated a questionnaire to prominent art historians, critics, and curators about the problem of the contemporary in which he stated that there is “a sense that, in its very ... More

Corn Palaces and Butter QueensA History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture

Corn Palaces and Butter Queens: A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture

Pamela H. Simpson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676194
eISBN:
9781452947921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676194.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Teddy Roosevelt’s head sculpted from butter. The Liberty Bell replicated in oranges. The Sioux City Corn Palace of 1891 encased with corn, grains, and grasses and stretching for two city blocks—with ... More

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