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Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images

Christopher D. Johnson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477423
eISBN:
9780801464065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477423.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The work of German cultural theorist and art historian Aby Warburg (1866–1929) has had a lasting effect on how we think about images. This book focuses on his last project, the encyclopedic Atlas of ... More


The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Elisa Mandelli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416795
eISBN:
9781474476577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Moving images have become a common feature in museums, where visitors are now accustomed to finding a broad variety of projections and screens. But when did films start to be displayed in history, ... More


Set in Stone

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Images of popular demigods and minor deities are shown to dominate the decoration of early Buddhist sites to the exclusion of almost any other subject matter. In particular, an iconographic study of ... More


Alfred Antony Francis Gell 1945–1997

Alan Macfarlane

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

Alfred Gell was widely regarded as one of the most interesting thinkers in the world in the field of the anthropology of art. His life and writings provide an interesting insight into the fashions ... More


The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Jessica Lake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The advent of the photographic and cinematic camera in the mid to late 19th century caused new harms to individuals (particularly women), which existing laws (copyright, defamation, trespass) were ... More


Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Anna Dahlgren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Travelling images critically examines the migrations and transformations of images as they travel between different image communities. It consists of four case studies covering the period 1870–2010 ... More


Conclusions

Elisa Mandelli

in The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416795
eISBN:
9781474476577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter runs through the main arguments of the book and traces the conclusions, arguing that not only audio-visuals can be incorporated in exhibitions, but exhibitions can also be structured ... More


Preface

Steve Woolgar

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter comprises brief commentaries by seven authors with long-standing and formative roles in studies of representational practice. Lorraine Daston speaks of intractable conceptual problems ... More


Introduction

Patrick R. Crowley

in The Phantom Image: Seeing the Dead in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226648293
eISBN:
9780226648323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648323.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This introduction outlines two major claims that structure the argument of the book. First, it identifies the shared vocabulary for ghosts and images to argue that images of ghosts recursively depict ... More


Didi-Huberman and the Image

Chari Larsson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526149268
eISBN:
9781526158277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149275
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Didi-Huberman and the image is an introduction to French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman. With an enormous body of work spanning four decades, Didi-Huberman is considered one of ... More


Touching Images

Elisa Mandelli

in The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416795
eISBN:
9781474476577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses a number of audio-visual interactive devices in which the movement of the images plays a crucial role. In many contemporary museums, there are few press-buttons devices or ... More


The Violent Image: Insurgent Propaganda and the New Revolutionaries

Neville Bolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197511671
eISBN:
9780197554623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Fast-moving, self- propelled 'violent images' have radically changed the nature of insurgency in the modern world. Global media have revolutionized the way ideas, messages and images are ... More


Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Nicholas D. Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842835
eISBN:
9780191878756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842835.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book argues for four main theses: (1) The Republic is not just a work that has a lot to say about education; it is a book that depicts Socrates as attempting to engage his interlocutors in such ... More


Miles in 3-D: Images of Bitches Brew

Victor Svorinich

in Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Using new commentary from the people behind the lens blended with revealing photographs, this chapter examines the visual narrative of Bitches Brew. Although the sessions were never shot, Miles Davis ... More


Humanitarian Emotions through History: Imaging Suffering and Performing Aid

Emma Hutchison

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how the emotional dimensions of witnessing human hardship play a key role in shaping humanitarian practices. While images of suffering have evoked a range of emotions, ... More


Introduction: addressing the other woman

Kimberly Lamm

in Addressing the other woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526121264
eISBN:
9781526136176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121264.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter introduces the importance of text and images of writing for feminist art practices in the late 1960s and 1970s. Beginning with the 2008 exhibition WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, ... More


Under the surface of the village: public and private negotiations of urban space in Manchester

Michael Atkins

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Combining narratives of success and community with imagery and maps characterises and regulates Manchester’s Gay Village as a distinct, bordered, hedonistic and particularly tolerant place. This ... More


Urban futures and competing trajectories for Manchester city centre

Elisa Pieri

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on Manchester city centre to argue that exploring the futures that different stakeholders envisage for the city centre reveals tensions that are otherwise glossed over. ... More


Privacy for Profit and a Right of Publicity

Jessica Lake

in The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter charts the evolution of a right to privacy to a “right of publicity” in US law and argues that if a right to privacy is recognized as a doctrine primarily used by women to control their ... More


Introduction: travelling images

Anna Dahlgren

in Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction expands on the rationale, aim and layout of the book. It also the develops the core concepts of the book, such as image, art world, borderlands, and image ecology. The notion ‘art ... More


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