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The archive of Chineseness: the global exposition and the museum

Jane Chin Davidson

in Staging Art and Chineseness: The Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139788
eISBN:
9781526150516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139795.00012
Subject:
Art, Art History

One of the reasons why global expositions, biennials, and artfairs appear as ‘new’ global institutions is due in part to the museumifying permanence of objects reflecting the manufacture of the art / ... More


New terrains: ‘Northern Irish art’ in the wider world

Declan Long

in Ghost-Haunted Land: Contemporary Art and Post-Troubles Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784991449
eISBN:
9781526132291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991449.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter two asks how ‘Northern Irish art’ of the post-Troubles era might be critically approached and appraised in light of broader contemporary conditions. The relation of shifts in Northern ... More


The dialectical image of empire

Jane Chin Davidson

in Staging Art and Chineseness: The Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139788
eISBN:
9781526150516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139795.00011
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 4 pivots to the subject of global expositions. Located across the globe in places such as Guangzhou, Taipei, Fukuoka, Gwangju, and Busan in the regions of Asia, the biennials/triennials serve ... More


Mao in a gondola: Chinese representation at the Venice Biennale (1993–2003)

Estelle Bories (ed.)

in Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472.00021
Subject:
Art, Art History

Estelle Bories’s chapter investigates the re-emergence of Chinese contemporary art in the West, concentrating on the way in which artists and curators addressed the revolutionary past of China. It ... More


Smashing Moneytheist Mirrors: How Artists Help Us Live with Financial Schizophrenia

Pierre Guillet de Monthoux (ed.)

in Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the concept of moneytheism, an ideology that represents the world in exclusively financial terms and reduces the value of human life to matters that can be measured in terms of ... More


The Last Project: The Rake’s Project, 1948–1952

Kimberly A. Francis

in Teaching Stravinsky: Nadia Boulanger and the Consecration of a Modernist Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199373697
eISBN:
9780199373727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373697.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter marks the beginning of the end for Stravinsky and Boulanger’s creative dialogue. It addresses Boulanger’s complicated connection to the events surrounding Stravinsky’s opera The Rake’s ... More


Dictation: A Canadian Perspective on the History of Telematic Art

Hank Bull

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/9780262034654.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Canada, with its vast distances, was an early adopter of communications technologies. Starting in the 1970s, Canadian artists pursued the aesthetic strategies of correspondence art, video, ... More


Past Resurrections: The Ancient in Contemporary Art

Tamara Chalabi

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter explores the growing need to work with antiquity through contemporary art in order to engage wider audiences with heritage. All too often archaeology is seen through a vague prism of ... More


Huang Yong Ping and the Power of Zoomorphic Ambiguity

Kristina Kleutghen

in The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Born in China but now a French citizen, the contemporary artist Huang Yong Ping (b. 1954) prioritizes the contradictions and ambiguities that arise from overlapping motifs that signify differently in ... More


Contemporary Art and Archaeology in the Arab World

Salwa Mikdadi

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Contemporary Arab artists are increasingly engaging with the past to make sense of present-day issues. Mining historical regional archives for inspiration, they are placing ancient art and ... More


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