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Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Alena Alexandrova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

During the past two decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest in religion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures and images. Since the early 1990s in ... More


Introduction: Situating Contemporary Art and Religion

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The Introduction provides an overview of the central questions and the theoretical framework of the book. Since the early 1990s in Europe and the United States many artists critically re-appropriated ... More


Between Critical Displacements and Spiritual Affirmations

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter provides an overview of the transformation of the status of religious motifs in the visual art from Surrealism to the late 1990s. When detached from their initial contexts religious ... More


Prologue: Late Medieval and Early Modern Political Thinking: Some Metahistorical Challenges

Francis Oakley

in The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of medieval political thinking, as well as shifts in the contemporary perspective. The Middle Ages have characteristically figured in the history of ... More


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