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Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Jeff Rosen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Victorians admired Julia Margaret Cameron for her evocative photographic portraits of eminent men like Tennyson, Carlyle, and Darwin. But Cameron also made numerous photographs called ‘fancy ... More


National Regeneration

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines two texts—Romain Rolland’s Théâtre du peuple (1903) and Gabriele d’Annunzio’s novel Il fuoco (1900)—both of which represent in particularly clear fashion at the turn of the ... More


“Under Rivera’s Guidance,” 1929–1931

Robert W. Cherny

in Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040788
eISBN:
9780252099243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040788.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

When Arnautoff’’s student visa was expiring, Stackpole arranged an introduction to Diego Rivera, and Victor, Lydia, and their two sons spent 1929-1931 in Mexico. There Arnatuoff assisted Rivera at ... More


Ceramics: The Medium and Its Discontents

Jenni Sorkin

in Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226303116
eISBN:
9780226303253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303253.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the unique social conditions of the ceramics field as it professionalized during the twentieth century through exhibition and collecting practices. Key exhibitions examined ... More


The ‘painterly real’ of contemporary art: resurrected ghosts, living heroes and saintly saviours on the 3rd Floor, 1987–94

Angela Harutyunyan

in The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde: The Journey of the 'Painterly Real', 1987-2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089534
eISBN:
9781526124074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089534.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the 3rd Floor – an artistic movement of the late Soviet and early independence years in Armenia (1987-94) – in its complex relationship with the cultural politics of the ... More


The revenge of the ‘painterly real’: national post-conceptualism, 1995–98

Angela Harutyunyan

in The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde: The Journey of the 'Painterly Real', 1987-2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089534
eISBN:
9781526124074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089534.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter presents the argument that the collapse of ACT marked the return of the ‘painterly real’, which, for a moment, coincided with the state’s cultural politics. It investigated how the ... More


Laying the Foundations for an Antiheroic Approach to Modern Sculpture

Sharon Hecker

in Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter contextualizes Medardo Rosso's early life and the beginning of his career within the uncertain nationalism and ambivalent internationalism that characterized Italy in the two decades ... More


The artist as migrant worker

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 3 addresses an issue directly related to the institutional transformation of the art world explored in Chapter 2, namely how globalisation and migration have also changed the role and work of ... More


Identification, disidentification and the imaginative reconfiguration of identity

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 5 seeks to contribute to the development of more dynamic and complex understandings of ‘identity’ by turning to Stuart Hall’s, Amelia Jones’s and José Esteban Muñoz’s theories of identity as ... More


Introduction

Jeff Rosen

in Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction outlines Cameron’s intellectual framework for assigning literary, mythological, and historical titles to her photographs, explains her working methods as an artist, and discusses the ... More


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