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After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The 10th of June, 1854, promises to be a day scarcely less memorable in the social history of the present age than was the 1st of May, 1851’ boasted the Chronicleon 10 June 1854, comparing the ... More


Rescension and Precedential Media

Steve Dietz

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This paper discusses five exhibitions curated by the author of what might be most broadly termed network-based art: Beyond Interface: net art and art on the net (1998), Art Entertainment Network ... More


‘The world’s fernery’: New Zealand, fern albums, and nineteenth-century fern fever

Molly Duggins

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Fern fever, or pteridomania, infected the popular imagination throughout the British empire in the mid- to late nineteenth century. Focusing on the work of Mary Ann Armstrong (1838-1910), this ... More


Constructivism in the USA: machine art and architecture at the Little Review exhibitions

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the putative area of ‘American Constructivism’, a formation that did not have any organisational substance but existed as a number of respectively interconnected and discrete ... More


Presenting a New Europe

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Since 1971, despite the influence of Brown's World of Late Antiquity, many of the old arguments have resurfaced, with strong arguments in favour both of Roman continuity and of destruction caused by ... More


Postmortem Exhibitions: Taxidermied Animals and Plastinated Corpses in the Theaters of the Dead

Jane C. Desmond

in Displaying Death and Animating Life: Human-Animal Relations in Art, Science, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226144054
eISBN:
9780226375519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375519.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In this chapter, Desmond compares the phemomena of dead human and dead animal body displays and explores which aspects of the conventions of taxidermy are carried over into Dr. Gunther von Hagens’s ... More


Inside “Animal” and Outside “Culture”: The Limits to “Sameness” and Rhetorics of Salvation in von Hagens’s Animal Inside Out Body Worlds Exhibition

Jane C. Desmond

in Displaying Death and Animating Life: Human-Animal Relations in Art, Science, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226144054
eISBN:
9780226375519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375519.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In this chapter, Desmond analyses the Body Worlds exhibit and the Animal Inside Out exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry in terms of the arguments they present and their potential ... More


Decadence and the Emergence of Nihonga Style

Chelsea Foxwell

in Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter situates Hōgai’s painting production within broader artistic trends of the 1880s, when the style and subject matter of Japanese painting first became a topic of outright debate. This ... More


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