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‘An Aera in Public Feeling’

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lord Elgin's collection which is now officially referred to as the Elgin Marbles, was given in August 1816 to the British Museum. A temporary building was made by January 1817 wherein the British ... More


Visualizing Christ Our Redeemer, Man Our Brother

Kymberly N. Pinder

in Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039928
eISBN:
9780252098086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039928.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book explores the visualization of religious imagery in public art for African Americans in Chicago between 1904 and the present. It examines a number of case studies of black churches whose ... More


Reclaiming the City: Street Art of the Revolution

Heba Salem and Kantaro Taira

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Draws on the concepts of striated and smooth space in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus to translate the politics of street art of the revolution as “a performance and product ... More


Black Inside/Out: Public Interiority and Black Aesthetics

Margo Natalie Crawford

in Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041006
eISBN:
9780252099557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041006.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The sixth chapter examines the role of inner and outer space in cultural productions of black post-blackness. Crawford develops a theory of black public interiority (a theory of black cultural ... More


2012: City in the World

Loren Kruger

in Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing, and Building Johannesburg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321902
eISBN:
9780199369270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321902.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, World Literature

Twenty-first-century Johannesburg juxtaposes post-metropolitan suburban sprawl in gated estates, informal settlements, privately funded simulations of public city space (Melrose Arch), and heritage ... More


The Arts of Kingship: Hawaiian Art and National Culture of the Kalakaua Era

Stacy L. Kamehiro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832636
eISBN:
9780824868864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832636.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book offers an account of Hawaiian public art and architecture during the reign of David Kalākaua, who ruled the Hawaiian Kingdom from 1874 to 1891. The book provides visual and historical ... More


Sensō Sakusen Kirokuga: Seeing Japan’s War Documentary Painting as a Public Monument

Mayu Tsuruya

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/9780824834418.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines sensō sakusen kirokuga, or war campaign documentary painting, a genre of painting that emerged as state-sponsored public art during the second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific ... More


Reading the Watts Towers, Teaching Los Angeles: Storytelling and Public Art

Monica Barra

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the Towers within a convergence of several disparate, yet interconnected, discourses about cities, history, monumentality, and public art in order to demonstrate how Simon ... More


Major Famine Memorials

Emily Mark-Fitzgerald

in Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although the majority of Famine monuments in Ireland and the diaspora have been privately conceived and funded by grassroots community groups, a small number of major commemorative efforts built ... More


An Introduction

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp, and Linda Williams

in Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Each chapter in this book takes a different angle on the intersections between art, media, and environment. Chapter 1 functions as an introduction to the key debates informing art, media, and ... More


Remembering Right, Remembering White: Public Art, Colonial Memory, and Gentrification in Toronto’s Parkdale Neighborhood

Griffin Epstein

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter interrogates the racial, spatial, and colonial implications of two pieces of public art in a gentrifying Toronto neighborhood, looking for the ways that emotional memory, colonial ... More


Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between

Sharon Irish

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816660957
eISBN:
9781452946276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816660957.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Often controversial and sometimes even shocking to audiences, the work of California-based artist Suzanne Lacy has challenged viewers and participants with personal accounts of traumatic events, ... More


Exodus

in Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770187
eISBN:
9780804777827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770187.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the massive evacuation of public art collections to makeshift storage depots in chateaux throughout France, involving several hundred thousand objects from more than two hundred ... More


Urban Street Faith: Murals, T-shirts, and Devout Graffiti

Kymberly N. Pinder

in Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039928
eISBN:
9780252098086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039928.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines contemporary black public art in Chicago, including Bernard Williams's black biblical figures in the apse of Saint Edmund's Episcopal Church. As a principal artist in the ... More


The Ethics of Earth Art

Amanda Boetzkes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665884
eISBN:
9781452946450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665884.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Since its inception in the 1960s, the earth art movement has sought to make visible the elusive presence of nature. Though most often associated with monumental land-based sculptures, earth art ... More


Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Andrew Theokas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314643
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Garden Festivals are more than temporary horticultural expositions. Complex and phased, these projects have additional significance as planning stratagems, reclamation projects, public art venues, ... More


Art, Critique, and Climate Change

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp, and Linda Williams

in Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 6 examines how contemporary cultural and local debates have engaged in effective environmental critique. It focuses in the strengths and limitations of art and social media as an effective ... More


Convergences

Sharon Irish

in Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816660957
eISBN:
9781452946276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816660957.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on two particular strategies inherent in Lacy's new genre public art—the embodiment and spatiality comprised therein, which the author considers the artist's most powerful modes ... More


Performance, Resistance, and the Sounding of Public Space: Movimiento Música Más in Buenos Aires, 1969–1973

Andrew Raffo Dewar

in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Two years after the 1966 military coup in Argentina, three musicians, Norberto Chavarri, Roque de Pedro and Guillermo Gregorio, formed the intermedia performance collective Movimiento Música Más. The ... More


The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Glenn Wharton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The statue of Kamehameha I in downtown Honolulu is one of the state's most popular landmarks. Many people, however, are unaware that the statue is a replica; not the original. In 1996, the author (a ... More


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