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Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


Locating the First Sculptural Mark: An Artist Interview with Diana Al-Hadid

Mary Kelly

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0013
Subject:
Art, Art History

Diana Al–Hadid was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1981 and she currently lives and practices her art in Brooklyn, New York. This interview with Al–Hadid is an engagement with just one voice from the Syrian ... More


Transmission as Resistance in the Work of Zineb Sedira

Holiday Powers (ed.)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter proposes a feminist reading of Franco–Algerian multimedia artist Zineb Sedira’s video and installation work from the early 2000s to today in order to consider the potential for global ... More


The Re-enchantment of the World: Art versus Religion

Gordon Graham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265961
eISBN:
9780191708756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265961.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book takes as its starting point Max Weber's contention that contemporary Western culture is marked by a ‘disenchantment of the world’ — the loss of spiritual value in the wake of religion's ... More


 Ritual Performance and Ritual Practice: Teaching the Multiple Forms and Dimensions of Ritual

Linda Ekstrom and Richard D. Hecht

in Teaching Ritual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects upon the chapter's authors' experience in teaching a course on religion and contemporary art, and how they seek to help students understand the ritual dimensions of religion and ... More


Introduction: Locating global contemporary art in global China

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction argues that the global turn in contemporary art has been limited by overly generalized cultural categorizations and inadequate coverage of the local social, economic, political, and ... More


Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Stephen Zepke and Simon O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What is at stake for contemporary art in the take up of Deleuze and Guattari's thought? What are the limits and possibilities of this take up? To address these questions, this book presents a series ... More


Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

Kaira M. Cabañas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556284
eISBN:
9780226556314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556314.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Throughout the history of European modernism, philosophers and artists have been fascinated by madness. Something different happened in Brazil, however, with the “art of the insane” that flourished ... More


Bispo’s Contemporaneity

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556284
eISBN:
9780226556314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556314.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter turns to the creative work of Arthur Bispo do Rosário, Brazil’s most famous “outsider artist.” The author addresses what it means to respect the rights of the mad when approaching their ... More


Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Jenny Lin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Shanghai, long known as mainland China’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, has recently re-emerged as a global capital. Above sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Nuno Barradas Jorge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first English-language study of internationally acclaimed Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa, examining the cultural, production and exhibition contexts of his feature films, shorts and ... More


Monolingualism of the Global

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556284
eISBN:
9780226556314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556314.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 5 considers the exhibition of psychiatric patients’ art in the global contemporary art circuit, a contemporary history of which Arthur Bispo do Rosário also forms a part. The chapter examines ... More


Continuum 1952–1961

in Art and Pluralism: Lawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316456
eISBN:
9781846316708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846316456.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Lawrence Alloway's scope as an art critic became international in 1950, but his criticism only changed significantly the following year after a review of a Roberto Matta exhibition at the Institute ... More


The Pop Effect

Michael Kelly

in A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152921
eISBN:
9780231526784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152921.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the nascent collaboration between aesthetics and contemporary art by focusing on the critical reception of the emergence of American Pop art in the early 1960s by four ... More


Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Liam Gillick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The history of modern art is often told through aesthetic breakthroughs that sync well with cultural and political change. From Courbet to Picasso, from Malevich to Warhol, it is accepted that art ... More


From Aesthetics to the Abstract Machine: Deleuze, Guattari and Contemporary Art Practice

Simon O’Sullivan

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/9780748638376.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines contemporary art practice in relation to the works of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. It describes a certain kind of contemporary art practice utilising what might loosely be ... More


The Brave New World of the MFA

Gary Alan Fine

in Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in MFA Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226560182
eISBN:
9780226560359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560359.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Here we are introduced to how young artists are trained in the contemporary art world and how creativity has found a place in the modern American university. The focus in MFA programs is not teaching ... More


The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde: The Journey of the 'Painterly Real', 1987-2004

Angela Harutyunyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089534
eISBN:
9781526124074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089534.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The book addresses late-Soviet and post-Soviet art in Armenia in the context of turbulent social, political and cultural transformations in the late 1980s, throughout the 1990s and in early 2000s ... More


Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Alena Alexandrova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

During the past two decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest in religion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures and images. Since the early 1990s in ... More


Introduction: Situating Contemporary Art and Religion

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The Introduction provides an overview of the central questions and the theoretical framework of the book. Since the early 1990s in Europe and the United States many artists critically re-appropriated ... More


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