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Painting with Fire: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Photography, and the Temporally Evolving Chemical Object

Matthew C. Hunter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226390253
eISBN:
9780226390390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390390.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Painting with Fire shows how experiments with chemicals known to change visibly over the course of time transformed British pictorial arts of the long eighteenth century—and how they can alter our ... More


The Adventures of the Optic Nerve

John Elderfield

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the role of visual medium in art-historical study. It addresses the relationship of art history to the existential acts of painting and looking at ... More


Behind Animals, Plants and Interlace: Salin’s Style II on Christian Objects

Egon Wamers

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines art-historical classification and style-dating and evaluates their applications in establishing the connections between Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England during the seventh ... More


Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

David Fearn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198746379
eISBN:
9780191808449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746379.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book assesses the ways in which Pindar, as well as other epinician poets, investigates the theme of aesthetic, and specifically visual, experience in early classical Greece. Major case studies ... More


Introduction: Slow-Motion Mobiles

Matthew C. Hunter

in Painting with Fire: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Photography, and the Temporally Evolving Chemical Object

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226390253
eISBN:
9780226390390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390390.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Scottish-born banker James Coutts sat for a portrait with painter Joshua Reynolds in the early 1770s. Painted on a panel of unprimed mahogany, the resulting picture is now a wreck. Flakes tear ... More


Art History in/as an Age of Combustion

Matthew C. Hunter

in Painting with Fire: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Photography, and the Temporally Evolving Chemical Object

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226390253
eISBN:
9780226390390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390390.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The conclusion critically examines one possible legacy for the relay of chemical image-making and its fusions with combustion-engine research examined in this book: the Anthropocene. Noting ways in ... More


Inventing the Baroque: A Critical History of Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Debates

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter first considers the ways in which Benjamin read the Silesian plays precisely not as the “tragic dramas” of John Osborne's English-language translation, but rather as “mourning-play” ... More


From The Haggadah to The Rubáiyát

Joseph P. Ansell

in Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter primarily discusses the background and context of Arthur Szyk's most enduring work, The Haggadah. It also provides an analysis of the work and its publication. For much of the 1930s, ... More


Looking: Wölfflin’s Comparative Vision

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

in Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

While the art historian Heinrich Wölfflin was enthusiastic about kinaesthetic knowing in his earliest writings, he increasingly lost faith, eventually relegating it to the negative pole of the ... More


Toward a Psychology of Art, 1919–32

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how Kris' status as a convert to Catholicism temporarily provided him with professional and personal protection. His work abroad with international collectors, museum directors, ... More


Art, Architecture and Catholicism in La Modification

in Signs and Designs: Art and Architecture in the Work of Michel Butor

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237785
eISBN:
9781846314063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237785.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the selective history of European art which underpins the cultural and romantic pilgrimages of the character of Léon Delmont in Michel Butor's novel La Modification. It analyzes ... More


Introduction: Eyes and ‘I’s

David Fearn

in Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198746379
eISBN:
9780191808449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746379.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction sets the following discussions in their scholarly context, with particular attention to other contemporary approaches to lyric both within Classics and in comparative literature and ... More


Why Artistic Value is not Aesthetic Value

Robert Stecker

in Intersections of Value: Art, Nature, and the Everyday

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198789956
eISBN:
9780191876271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789956.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that artistic value is a distinct kind of value from aesthetic value. Artistic value is a function of, and derived from, a plurality of more basic values, including, but not ... More


The Grand Narrative and the Grand Narrative Theses

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter lays out the grand narrative concerning art in the modern world. The grand narrative concerns the art-historical and sociological significance of the changes in the arts that took place, ... More


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