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Squares of Colour: Abstraction in the Work of Saloua Raouda Choucair and Etel Adnan

Isabelle De Le Court

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/9780197266748.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the cultural position of two women artists, Saloua Raouda Choucair (1916–2017) and Etel Adnan (b.1925) in the second half of the 20th century in Lebanon. The strong presence of ... 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


Joe Overstreet: Light in Darkness

Graham Lock

in The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340501
eISBN:
9780199852215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340501.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Joe Overstreet was born in Conehatta, Mississippi, in 1933. He spent his teenage years in California, where he studied art at various institutions, worked as a merchant seaman, and became an early ... More


Art and Design

John Parrington

in Mind Shift: How culture transformed the human brain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198801634
eISBN:
9780191926082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801634.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on how the birth of figurative art marked a significant shift in our species’ ability to represent the world around us, and presumably, a step forward in our capacity for ... More


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