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Designing Survival: A Graphic Artist in Birkenau

Konrad Kwiet

in Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter analyzes what appears as the most prominent feature in Zippi's body of testimony. Helping with the registration and marking of prisoners became her key role in the Auschwitz women's ... More


Japanese Prints 1868–2008

Lawrence Smith

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/9780824834418.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the evolution of Japanese prints from 1868 to 2008. It begins with a discussion of the history of the Japanese graphic print industry during the period 1868–1912, with ... More


The Matter of Form: Fin-de-Siècle Illustrated Poetry and the Periodical Press

Alison Chapman

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the innovative use of print and illustration in the publishing of poetry in late nineteenth-century magazines. It shows how print and illustration were used to build a coherence ... More


A Luks Biography: The Context of His Graphic Art

Robert L. Gambone

in Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732221
eISBN:
9781604734799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732221.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins the exploration of the roots of renowned artist George Benjamin Luks by citing the February 1908 exhibition at the Macbeth Gallery in New York City, where eight artists rebelled ... More


Revolutionary Printmakers: LEAR and the TGP, 1934–1957

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The significance of chapter 5 is threefold: (1) to analyze the interactions of Mexico’s printmakers, including those belonging to Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios, or the League of ... More


SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Johanna Drucker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Nearly a decade ago, the author of this book cofounded the University of Virginia's SpecLab, a digital humanities laboratory dedicated to risky projects with serious aims. This book explores the ... More


The Social Protest Meaning of the Graphic Art of Käthe Kollwitz

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The German artist, Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) understood her graphic art prints as social protest art; there is ample evidence from the time that they were very effective as such. This chapter ... More


Cuban Colonial Prints: Constructing Our National Identity through Seventeen Projects

Emilio Cueto

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The collector and independent scholar Emilio Cueto provides a historical inventory of seventeen graphic art images depicting Cuba, printed during the late Spanish colonial period (1762–1898). These ... More


Grassroots Modernity

Sean F. Johnston

in Holograms: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The rising scientific culture of the early twentieth century shaped popular engagement with imaging. Three routes contributed to this diffusion: the availability of new technical processes for image ... More


Narrative Illustration: The Story of the Comics

M. C. Gaines

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter contains a 1942 article written by publisher M.C. Gaines about the exhibit The Comic Strip: Its Ancient and Honorable Lineage and Present Significance, organized for the American ... More


Essays and Articles

Richard Gilman

in The Drama Is Coming Now: The Theater Criticism of Richard Gilman, 1961-1991

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100464
eISBN:
9780300133035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100464.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the spirit of an age, which is known to reveal itself in everything that the age conspires to say about its engagements with itself. We have spoken about ourselves, which ... More


São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

David William Foster

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The author brings an intense curiosity and lifelong familiarity to this unique examination of the cultural tapestry of São Paulo, the largest city in South America and the second largest in Latin ... More


Space Age Tropics

Mimi Tropics

in Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Mimi Sheller's essay reminds readers that underlying the cultural geographies of the American Tropics there is a physical geography of mining and resource extraction which has aluminium at its very ... More


Rural Modernity in a Time of Crisis: Preservation and Reform in the Books of B. T. Batsford

Peter Lowe

in Rural Modernity in Britain: A Critical Intervention

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474420952
eISBN:
9781474453851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420952.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines publisher B. T. Batsford’s popular ‘English Heritage’ and ‘Face of Britain’ series, focusing on their subject matter, the range of authors commissioned to write for them ... More


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