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Painting as a Space for Thought

Hanneke Grootenboer

in The Pensive Image: Art as a Form of Thinking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226717951
eISBN:
9780226718002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226718002.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter argues that reflection in painting can be linked to philosophical reflection by focusing on Hegel’s enthusiasm for seventeenth-century Dutch art, that, it is argued, resulted in his ... More


Cinema, Video, Game: Astonishing Aesthetics and the Cinematic ‘Future’ of Computer Graphics’ Past

Leon Gurevitch

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, written by Leon Gurevitch, considers intersections between the cinematic and game aesthetics. Rather than interrogate the implications of the predominance of photorealism in game ... More


Hyperreal

Garrett Stewart

in Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226500874
eISBN:
9780226501062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Beginning with conceptual works in polymer-based 3-D printing that play between optics and objecthood, sound and shaped “volume,” this chapter then aligns the blind spot of reflected camerawork in ... More


A More Plastic Reality: The Design and Conception of Star Wars and West Coast Experimental Filmmaking

Julie A. Turnock

in Plastic Reality: Special Effects, Technology, and the Emergence of 1970s Blockbuster Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163538
eISBN:
9780231535274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163538.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the design and conception of the aesthetic of Star Wars. George Lucas's Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) designed its 1970s photorealistic special effects to match the 1970s ... More


Conclusion: World-Building and the Legacy of 1970s Special Effects in Contemporary Cinema

Julie A. Turnock

in Plastic Reality: Special Effects, Technology, and the Emergence of 1970s Blockbuster Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163538
eISBN:
9780231535274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163538.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter discusses the legacy of the 1970s special effects. Special effects technology enabled filmmakers to provide alternate world possibilities, prompting moviegoers to think about ... More


Digital Realism

Katherine Thomson-Jones

in Image in the Making: Digital Innovation and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197567616
eISBN:
9780197567647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567616.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, I acknowledge that a study of the digital image would not be complete without a discussion of realism. The widespread concern about whether to trust digital images is tied up, for ... More


Approximate Life: The Cybernetic Adventures of Monsieur Wzz…

Jonathan P. Eburne

in Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Acknowledging its comic genealogy and resonances of SF, this chapter explores the Surrealist roman-photo as a meditation on the ‘tribulations’ depicted in the six extant photographs that comprise the ... More


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