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1971A Year in the Life of Color

1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Darby English

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226131054
eISBN:
9780226274737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274737.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book explores the year 1971, when two exhibitions opened that brought modernist painting and sculpture into the burning heart of United States cultural politics: Contemporary Black Artists in ... More

Abject VisionsPowers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Rina Arya and Nicholas Chare (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The rich variety of essays in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture demonstrate that abjection as a concept continues to hold great value as an aid to cultural understanding and ... More

Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Shira Brisman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226354750
eISBN:
9780226354897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354897.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Art historians have long looked to letters to secure biographical information, affirm patronage patterns, and establish the identity of an artist as a modern, self-aware individual. But letters are ... More

Almost NothingObservations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Anna Dezeuze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book proposes a new reading of contemporary art between 1958 and 2009 by sketching out a trajectory of ‘precarious’ art practices. Such practices risk being dismissed as ‘almost nothing’ because ... More

The Art of PhilosophyVisual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Susanna Berger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, this book shows that the making and study of ... More

Art WorldsArtists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Roberta Wue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The growth of Shanghai in the late nineteenth century gave rise to an exciting new art world in which a flourishing market in popular art became a highly visible part of the treaty port’s ... More

Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Alexandra Green

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888390885
eISBN:
9789882204850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390885.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This volume draws upon art historical, anthropological, and religious studies methodologies to delineate the structures and details of late Burmese wall paintings and elucidate the religious, ... More

Building reputationsArchitecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

Building reputations: Architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

Conor Lucey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119940
eISBN:
9781526138699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119940.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book advances an innovative look at a well known, if arguably often misunderstood, historic building typology: the eighteenth-century brick terraced (or row) house. Created for the upper tier of ... More

The challenge of the sublimeFrom Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Hélène Ibata

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The challenge of the sublime argues that the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain could be seen as a response to theories of the sublime, more specifically to Edmund ... More

Colouring the CaribbeanRace and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Mia L. Bagneris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Colouring the Caribbean offers the first comprehensive study of Agostino Brunias’s intriguing pictures of colonial West Indians of colour – so called ‘Red’ and ‘Black’ Caribs, dark-skinned Africans ... More

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