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A Farmer Goes to a Rock Concert

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the experiences of a farmer (essentially the author) who attends a rock concert. It advises future rock concert attendees never to sit at the front row, in order to avoid ... More


Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

A. T. McKenna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Joseph E. Levine was one of the most recognizable figures in postwar American cinema; he pioneered saturation opening techniques, revolutionized art-film marketing, and was hugely successful as a ... More


Stunt Fights

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Action is no longer the exclusive terrain of stuntmen, but the character of a fight changes when it involves women. Fighting stuntwomen highlighted in this chapter include wushu stylist Ming Qiu, ... More


The End of New York Movie Culture

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses two developments in the movie culture of New York that seemed to signal the dawning of a new era in American cinema. These developments were the regime of censorship that had ... More


Introduction

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses agrarian art by beginning with a short narrative of the author's meeting with several farmers, some of whom are known essayists, illustrators, and novelists. The ... More


The Folk Art Foundation of High Agrarian Art

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses several artists who dabble in agrarian art. The discussion makes an attempt to determine why paintings of rural terrain are considered unusual and why they are sometimes called ... More


Afterword

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0018
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the author's purpose in writing this book, which was to explore the cultural connections between agriculture and art, as well as the influences that such connections might have ... More


The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Gene Logsdon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When Gene Logsdon realized that he experienced the same creative joy from farming as he did from writing, he suspected that agriculture itself was a form of art. Thus began his search for the origins ... More


Making Tradition: On Craft in American Consciousness

Simon J. Bronner

in Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134062
eISBN:
9780813135885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134062.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the meaning of craft in twenty-first century America has been shaped by the transition from a preindustrial to a post-industrial society. Craft has been culturally located in ... More


Art and Architecture: Where Artists Found a Home

James A. Ramage and Andrea S. Watkins

in Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134406
eISBN:
9780813135977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134406.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Since Kentucky has such natural beautiful scenery, landscape art was not in high demand. Instead, before the invention of the camera, many Kentuckians spent their time painting portraits, miniatures, ... More


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