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Is This Performance about You?: The Art, Activism, and Black Feminist Critique of Howardena Pindell

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on abstract painter Howardena Pindell and her controversial Free, White, and 21 (1980), a video art piece in which Pindell—playing all parts—staged a dialogue between ... More


On Art: Fou Lei’s Early Writings

Claire Roberts

in Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028405
eISBN:
9789882207738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the first writings of Fou Lei, which were essays that praised and presented Liu Haisu as a heroic but misunderstood figure. One of his first essays was published in L'Art, and ... More


Art Worlds: Developing the Interactionist Approach to Social Organization

Samuel Gilmore

in Symbolic Interaction and Cultural Studies

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226041179
eISBN:
9780226041056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041056.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Writing about symbolic interaction and the arts, one becomes immersed in issues of social organization. The development of an interactionist approach to social structure has greatly benefited from ... More


The politics of identity and recognition in the ‘global art world’

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Questions of cultural identity and the status of non-Western artists in the West have been important to the discourses on the interrelations between contemporary art, migration and globalisation for ... More


A Larger Network—The Ethnic Music Scene in Israel

Benjamin Brinner

in Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Professional musicians are always enmeshed in larger sets of relationships as they join, create, and reshape networks relevant to their musical work. At all stages of their careers they navigate the ... 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 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


The Shanghai Artist in Advertising and Mass Media

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Examines the relationships between Shanghai artists and their public and the establishment of these relationships through Shanghai’s growing mass media outlets. By exploiting the city’s burgeoning ... More


Touring the Sex Museum

Jennifer Tyburczy

in Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226315102
eISBN:
9780226315386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315386.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter four examines sex museum tourism as an otherwise unacknowledged form of sex tourism that confirms the ever-growing reach of the sexual marketplace as an economy that seizes on local, ... 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


Spontaneity and organisation

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the relevance of the art world perspective to an understanding of jazz improvisation. It draws on Paul Berliner's authoritative research, and uses the career of Charlie Parker ... More


Jazzmen and Company

Alain Pessin

in The Sociology of Howard S. Becker: Theory with a Wide Horizon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226362717
eISBN:
9780226362991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362991.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this chapter, Pessin describes Howard Becker’s work regarding the sociology of art and the concept of art worlds. Pessin describes how Becker was driven to analyze art worlds due to his interest ... More


An Art Scene as Big as the Ritz: The Logic of Scenes

David Burrows

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses Gilles Deleuze's Foucault to explore the seeable and the sayable of the art world's logic of scenes, arguing that art scenes in general should be understood as diagrammatic, as ... More


Minor Saint of Postminimalism

Michael Maizels

in Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694686
eISBN:
9781452952314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694686.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The Epilogue addresses Le Va's historical position, examining the way in which a kind of “minor status” has been ascribed to him since almost the beginning of his career. It suggests that while a ... 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


A Small Paintbrush in the Hands of a Small Child: Children’s Art and Cultural Diplomacy During the Cold War

Victoria M. Grieve

in Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190675684
eISBN:
9780190675714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675684.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Children’s art became a powerful weapon in America’s Cold War arsenal. Through art exchange programs like Art for World Friendship, American children functioned as cultural ambassadors as their ... More


Expansion Plans: Asymmetries of Pan-African Power

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter recounts the international organizing efforts of Hoyt Fuller and the ways Black Arts activists understood their work as part of a larger Pan-African project. Spanning an explosive decade ... More


Overgave

Chris Thompson

in Felt: Fluxus, Joseph Beuys, and the Dalai Lama

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653546
eISBN:
9781452946184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653546.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter narrates the interview between the author and Louwrien Wijers, on her life and experiences within the Fluxus movement. Wijers, as a contemporary of Joseph Beuys, had grown up surrounded ... More


Chapter 1

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's return to Beijing, China, fifteen years after she shocked the whole art world by firing two gunshots at the 1989 China Avant-garde Art Exhibition held at the ... More


Introduction: The Floating World and Its Artistic Networks

Julie Nelson Davis

in Partners in Print: Artistic Collaboration and the Ukiyo-e Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839383
eISBN:
9780824869533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839383.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section lays the foundation for the study of collaboration in ukiyo-e by discussing the historical and social background, describing the processes of production, and establishing the context for ... More


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