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What is Erotic Art?

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay argues that erotic art is art which aims to engage viewers sexually through explicit sexual content, and succeeds to some extent in doing so. The boundaries of the concept of erotic art, ... More


Non‐Western Art and Art's Definition

Stephen Davies

in Philosophical Perspectives on Art

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199202423
eISBN:
9780191708541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202423.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Without much discussion, most philosophers of art have confined their attention to Western fine art. There is good reason, however, to think that art is pan-cultural and ancient, and frequently ... More


The Blind Task of Criticism

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This transitional section takes stock of the contributions of traditional white, Western jazz criticism. It has reproduced in this specific field the alienation of African American culture at large ... More


Japanese Painting from Edo to Meiji: Rhetoric and Reality

Ellen P. Conant

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/9780824834418.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of Japanese painting from Edo to Meiji by focusing on the career of more than a dozen artists regarded as the leading painters of the period. It begins by providing ... More


Like Tereshkova in the Cosmos: Women at the Forefront of Western Art Music

Tanya Merchant

in Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how women perform post-Soviet nationalism using the canon of European classical music by focusing on a project designed to produce Uzbek Western art music, one that retains ... More


Artistic Roots of Arab Cinema

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Traditional Islamic principles of representation have rarely been applied to Arab cinema. The colorful non-spatial painting of miniatures and the ornamental rhythms of the arabesque, basically ... More


Culture

Robyn Ferrell

in Sacred Exchanges: Images in Global Context

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148801
eISBN:
9780231504423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148801.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses how the story of Aboriginal acrylic art has become more poignant as a result of the troubled nature of life in the outback communities. While the art's economic success holds ... More


‘In the heard, only the heard …’:: music, consciousness, and Buddhism

Bethany Lowe

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0043
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores the interaction between music and consciousness in Buddhist thought. It argues that knowledge of Buddhist thinking on consciousness can illuminate the way that a new approach to ... 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


Encounter Three: Art and the Socialist State

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter traces the tactics used by the art Slovenian collective, Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK), specifically the art section, Irwin and the music group, Laibach, to criticise the socialist state ... More


Going to Extremes

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter first considers A. Alvarez's assessment of the poetry and suicide of Sylvia Plath. It argues that Plath's suicide was an eventuality neither Alvarez's theories, nor Alvarez himself had ... More


Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Jan Bryant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What strategies are visual artists and filmmakers using to criticise the social and economic conditions shaping our particular historical moment? This question is answered by considering the methods ... More


Emotion in Culture and History: Perspectives From Musicology

Nicholas cook and Nicola Dibben

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses a selection of musicological or music-theoretical approaches to emotion in Western ‘art’ and popular music, most of them written since 1950, emphasizing in particular ... More


Alaska Native Ways of Knowing and the Sustenance of Musical Communities in an Ailing Petrostate

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Alaskans are experiencing rapid economic, cultural, and ecological change as a result of declining oil revenue and anthropogenic climate change. This chapter compares the relative resilience of the ... More


Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Tanya Merchant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Influences by women's distinct influence on Uzbekistan's music, this book ventures into Tashkent's post-Soviet music scene to place women musicians within the nation's evolving artistic and political ... More


1989 and After

Tim Rutherford-Johnson

in Music after the Fall: Modern Composition and Culture since 1989

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520283145
eISBN:
9780520959040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283145.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beginning with examples by Steve Reich, Galina Ustvolskaya, Merzbow, Hildegard Westerkamp, and Bright Sheng, this chapter introduces the diversity of composition being produced at the end of the ... More


Ask the Experts: How Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music

Michael Sy Uy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510445
eISBN:
9780197510476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510445.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

From the end of World War II through the U.S. Bicentennial, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation granted close to $300 million (approximately $2.3 ... More


Epilogue: Regimes of the Authentic

Can Bilsel

in Antiquity on Display: Regimes of the Authentic in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199570553
eISBN:
9780191808272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570553.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter discusses the grounds of authenticity of architectural monuments. The Modern Movement's restriction of restoration gives rise to questions regarding the principle of authenticity. This ... More


Music and Monumentality: Commemoration and Wonderment in Nineteenth Century Germany

Alexander Rehding

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195385380
eISBN:
9780199852499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385380.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A few weeks after the reunification of Germany, Leonard Bernstein raised his baton above the ruins of the Berlin Wall and conducted a special arrangement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. The central ... More


Going to Extremes

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789627947
eISBN:
9781800851054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789627947.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter first considers A. Alvarez's assessment of the poetry and suicide of Sylvia Plath. It argues that Plath's suicide was an eventuality neither Alvarez's theories, nor Alvarez himself had ... More


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