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Endgame Strategies: Art, Chess, and Creativity

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the potential significance of chess to Marcel Duchamp’s efforts to rethink the nature of art and the artist. It studies the features of the game to understand how it could help ... More


Toward an Aesthetics of the Sublime Augenblick: Moritz Reading Die Leiden des jungen Werthers

Elliott Schreiber

in The Topography of Modernity: Karl Philipp Moritz and the Space of Autonomy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451782
eISBN:
9780801466014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451782.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals with the space of the artwork, in particular the literary work of art. It argues that Moritz, in an engagement with Goethe’s Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of Young ... More


The “Question” of Modernity

Jana Evans Braziel

in Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812742
eISBN:
9781496812780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812742.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter addresses the question of modernity in Haiti—first as political project and then as artistic production—by examining the quintessential theorists of a seemingly belated modernity in this ... More


Liberal Imaginaries of Guantánamo

Rebecca A. Adelman

in Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In its depictions of Guantánamo Bay detainees, the state’s agenda is obvious. But the state is not the only entity that mediates detainees’ voices: so, too, do the individuals and organizations that ... More


Introduction

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter states that understanding competition and integration is crucial to explaining the emergence of a globalization dominated by one but bearing the marks of the other. Notable ... More


Anti-Electra: Totemism and Schizogamy

Elisabeth von Samsonow

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/9780748638376.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers us the figure of ‘becoming-girl’ as a post-Freudian feminist anti-Electra, explaining that the girl is in possession of a logos of creation because she controls the means of ... More


Introduction

Kiril Tomoff

in Creative Union: The Professional Organization of Soviet Composers, 1939-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780801444111
eISBN:
9781501730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444111.003.0101
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Union of Soviet Composers, the institution that came to dominate musical production in the Soviet Union. The Union of Soviet Composers was one of ... More


Making Art, Being an Artist: The Seductions of Creative Expression in Migrant Life

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the appeal of being an artist for Japanese migrants in New York City, along with the relationship between urban life and creative production. It shows that artistic production ... More


Conclusion

Kiril Tomoff

in Creative Union: The Professional Organization of Soviet Composers, 1939-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780801444111
eISBN:
9781501730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444111.003.0012
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter argues that, by the end of the Stalin period, Soviet music production was dominated by a professional organization. Neither a government agency run by career bureaucrats nor a ... More


Love and the Art Object

Joanne Winning

in Modernism and Affect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693252
eISBN:
9781474412346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693252.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 6 examines how lesbian modernists oppose ideas of artistic impersonality through imbricating intimate affects in the production of their art objects. Objects considered here include literary ... More


The Object and Art of Luxury Consumption

Mike Featherstone

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter looks at two dynamics of luxury — the ‘democratisation’ of luxury, which occurs when such goods are made more widely available; and the rebranding of luxury goods as art objects, which ... More


‘Audacious Modernity’: The Seven Arts (1916–17); The Soil (1916–17); and The Trend (1911–15)

Victoria Kingham

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses three New York-based magazines — The Seven Arts, The Soil, and The Trend. Both The Seven Arts and The Soil demonstrated an overriding interest in cultural regeneration, but ... More


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