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Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Jennifer C. Lena

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two centuries ago, wealthy entrepreneurs founded the American cathedrals of culture—museums, theater companies, and symphony orchestras—to mirror European art. But today's American arts scene has ... More


Looking at the Archive: Mechicano Art Center and Goez Art Studios and Gallery

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter traces the origins of the first Chicano arts organizations and explores how they combine art and commerce, two areas previously considered distinct and contradictory. Focusing on the ... More


Contemporary Impressions, Kitsch Aesthetics: Kinkade/Doig

Jesse Matz

in Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231164061
eISBN:
9780231543057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164061.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How the impressionist optic persists apparently unchanged in the very different forms of contemporary painting by Peter Doig and Thomas Kinkade—one a cutting-edge post-conceptual artist, the other ... More


The Expanding Arts of the Interwar Period

Gennifer Weisenfeld

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/9780824834418.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the arts flourished in Japan during the interwar period. It first considers a range of Japanese artists who began forming local avant-gardist associations at the beginning ... More


Dundee: Art, Artists and their Public from 1900

Matthew Jarron

in Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the changing fortunes of art culture in Dundee from the late nineteenth century onwards. It attempts to explain its apparent decline in the twentieth century and subsequent ... More


Richmond

Cathy Curtis

in Alive Still: Nell Blaine, American Painter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908812
eISBN:
9780190908843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908812.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Born in 1922 in Richmond, Virginia, Nell Blaine was a rebellious only child, a loner fussed over by her mother. Her early years were plagued by serious vision problems, finally corrected in her ... More


Tales from Mitteleuropa:: Mephisto; Colonel Redl; Hanussen

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Hungarian director István Szabó's so-called Mitteleuropa trilogy: Mephisto (1981), Colonel Redl (1985), and Hanussen (1988). Szabó has protested against the widely held ... More


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