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The Emergence of the Great Museums in Europe and America

Stephen L. Dyson

in In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the great museums in Europe and America. The chapter reveals that by the end of the eighteenth century many of the great classical art museums had come into ... More


Classical Art: The Embodied Divine

Lydia L. Moland

in Hegel's Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190847326
eISBN:
9780190847333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847326.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

Hegel claims that the human body is the only physical form that can fully embody the divine. Classical Greek artists perfectly depicted this embodiment in their mythology and statues. Hegel traces ... More


Hegel's Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism

Lydia L. Moland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190847326
eISBN:
9780190847333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847326.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

Hegel’s Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism is the first comprehensive interpretation of Hegel’s philosophy of art in English in thirty years. In a new analysis of Hegel’s notorious “end of art” thesis, ... More


Grote’s Hellenism: Victorian Parnassus on the Isle of Wight

Jeff Rosen

in Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines how Cameron created a body of imagery inspired by the legends of classical Greece and interrogates this imagery in relation to the revolutionary historical and critical works of ... More


The Visual Arts

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Before Eliot went to Paris, he was already endowed with some basic knowledge of the visual arts as he had been able to take courses such as the History of Ancient Art and Florentine Painting when he ... More


Eternal Moment: Pater on the Temporality of the Classical Ideal in Art

Whitney Davis

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In part responding to Lessing’s theory of the ‘pregnant moment’ in pictorial art, Pater defined the artistic ideal of classical Greek sculpture as a ‘delicate pause’ that nonetheless has constituted ... More


Narration in Modern Cinema

András Bálint Kovács

in Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950–1980

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451633
eISBN:
9780226451664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451664.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

By far the most spectacular formal characteristic of modern cinema is the way it handles narration and how that relates to storytelling. Modern art cinema's problem regarding narration was summarized ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Lessing’s from across the Humanities

Avi Lifschitz and Michael Squire

in Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802228
eISBN:
9780191840562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802228.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The volume’s introduction sketches the scope of Lessing’s Laocoon and reassess its legacy on the occasion of its 250th anniversary. It outlines Lessing’s arguments about the ‘limits’ (Grenzen) of ... More


Classical Art and Russian Identity

Caspar Meyer

in Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199682331
eISBN:
9780191808555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682331.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines the reception of Greco-Scythian art in imperial Russia, focusing on the court museum built by Nicholas I, known as the New Hermitage, in the mid-nineteenth century. It first ... More


The Celts in Asia Minor

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of the Galatians (as the Celtic inhabitants of Asia Minor are known in modern usage, as distinct from that of classical antiquity). It then ... More


Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

James R. Brandon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

According to a myth constructed after Japan's surrender to the Allied Forces in 1945, kabuki was a pure, classical art form with no real place in modern Japanese society. This book calls this view ... More


Reshaping the Past, Shaping the Present: Andrea de Jorio and Naples’ Classical Heritage

Annalisa Marzano

in Remembering Parthenope: The Reception of Classical Naples from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199673933
eISBN:
9780191797613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673933.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the role played by classical art and archaeology in shaping Neapolitan identity and in explaining the South’s characteristics in the context of the debate over the North–South ... More


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