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Visual arts and society, 1900–21

CYRIL BARRETT and JEANNE SHEEHY

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the developments in visual arts and society in Ireland during the period from 1900 to 1921. This period saw a simultaneous increase and falling off of interest in the visual ... More


Nightmare at the Slade: Digging for the Sunrise of Wonder, 1892–4

William Oddie

in Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on the years immediately following Chesterton' departure from St Paul's. In the summer of 1892, Chesterton spent a year preparing, in theory, for a course in fine arts and other ... More


Beginning the Journey around the World, 1894–9

William Oddie

in Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Chesterton's life from 1894–9. Chesterton finally emerged from his periodic depressions two years after leaving St Paul's School. In the springtime of 1894 his mood was one of ... More


Nineteen. The (Mostly) Off-Stage Ambassador

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter considers Schuman's various attempts to use his position and influence to extend his ideas of music education, musical diplomacy, and American contemporary music. It looks at the ... More


Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China

Lily Chumley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691164977
eISBN:
9781400881321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164977.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The last three decades have seen a massive expansion of China's visual culture industries, from architecture and graphic design to fine art and fashion. New ideologies of creativity and creative ... More


The Students in College

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1870s, college education was still very uncommon in the United States. However, in 1876, three of the Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) students had already enrolled in college. Forty-three ... More


Constructing Ballet Schools, Extending the Revolution

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Dance

Flowering of new Cuban choreography brings 80 new works into repertoire in 15 years, ballet instruction is reorganized, National School of the Arts, under Fernando’s direction, is inaugurated, and ... More


“The Best Pupil in the Class,” 1925–1929

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/9780252040788.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Arnautoff resumed his long delayed art education when his father-in-law paid his way to attend the California School of Fine Arts (now the San Francisco Art Institute) from 1925 to 1929. There he ... More


Collecting the High Arts: From Consumption to Informed Collecting

Priya Maholay-Jaradi

in Fashioning a National Art: Baroda's Royal Collection and Art Institutions (1875-1924)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466849
eISBN:
9780199087501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466849.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is set against a backdrop of European itinerant artists, British-run art schools, and growing tastes in favour of highly naturalistic and scientific European genres of academic ... More


Artistic Institutions, Initiatives, and Policies

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter takes a look at the slow creation of new cultural institutions and policies. It studies the campaigns designed to bring culture and art more directly to the masses, the move toward more ... More


Introduction: Nihonga and the Historical Inscription of the Modern

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/9780226195971.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japonisme in its earliest phase (until roughly 1900) is most commonly understood as the nineteenth-century Western discovery or even invention (per Oscar Wilde) of Japan. Yet members of the Japanese ... More


Chapter 3

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's recollection of her high school years at the Subsidiary High School of the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts in China. It relates her observations that her male ... More


Chapter 5

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's completion of her studies at the Subsidiary High School of the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts in China. Before she returned to Hangzhou, Wei Bo instructed ... More


Western-Style Painting: Four Stages of Acceptance

Emiko Yamanashi

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of Japanese oil painting from 1860 to 1910 by dividing it into four stages that characterize the acceptance of Western-style art in Japan. The first stage took ... More


Azari Plisetsky

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Dance

Azari Plisetsky, from a family of Russian actors and dancers who danced with the Bolshoi, joined the BNC after the Alonsos toured the Soviet Union and requested that a dancer from there join the ... More


Chapter 2

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's visit to a hairdressing salon in Beijing, China, and her recollection of her childhood memories about love. It relates the story when she was eighteen years and ... More


Multimedia Literacy: A Critical Component of Twenty-first Century Education

Elizabeth M. Daley and Holly Willis

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores some of the new media technology currently being used by educational institutions to support student creativity. Two facts regarding technology usage remain clear. First, ... More


Milein Cosman at the Slade

Ann Rau Dawes

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Much less ‘visible’ than the male refugee academics were the females, and this chapter looks at the experience of a female refugee and artist: Milein Cosman. She enrolled at the Slade School of Fine ... More


The Standard-Bearer of Charity: Philanthropy as a Collaborative Institution

Jesse S. Palsetia

in Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Jejeebhoy is most famous in the history of Bombay and western India as a great philanthropist. This chapter shows how public charity, functioning as a collaborative institution, offered Jejeebhoy the ... More


Chapter One

Janann Sherman

in Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031243
eISBN:
9781617031250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031243.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Phoebe’s family and childhood; her attendance of Mechanic Arts High School; her fascination with airplanes; her decision to buy a plane; her first parachute jump; and her ... More


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