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Breaking the Religious Image: Reinventing Religion in Art

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/9780823274475.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The chapter provides an overview of two tendencies in the transformation of the status of religious motifs in art starting with the painting of Caspar David Friedrich and ending with Expressionism. ... More


The Body Recast: The Sculpture of Berlinde de Bruyckere

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/9780823274475.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The chapter discusses a group of works by Berlinde De Bruyckere. Recurring themes in her work are the fragility and mortality of the human body. Jelle Luipaardand Hanne include references to ... More


‘Covering discretion with a coat of folly’: The Redemptive Self-Fashioning of Hal

Beatrice Groves

in Texts and Traditions: Religion in Shakespeare 1592 - 1604

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208982
eISBN:
9780191706158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208982.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on 1 Henry IV, contextualizing it within the religious iconography employed by the eponymous kings of Richard II and Henry V. It argues for the Incarnational nuance of Hal's ... More


First Filipino Apparition

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter Two opens with an apparition tale that betokens a new representational capacity of Mary, especially as she is linked to the much revered and beloved figure of Inang Bayan (Mother Country). At ... More


Exploiting Tradition: Religious Iconography in Cartoons of the Polish Yiddish Press

Edward Portnoy

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores religious iconography in cartoons of the Polish Yiddish press. Alongside the mainstream press, a Jewish satirical press began to flourish in the Yiddish language in both eastern ... More


Images That Do Not Rest: The Installations of Lawrence Malstaf

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/9780823274475.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses three installations by Lawrence Malstaf, which rework religious motifs, or literally set them in motion to reinterpret the idea of the incarnation and the oppositions between ... More


Resurrection, Rebirth, and the Limits of Sacrificial Ideology

Claudia Siebrecht

in The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Over the course of what would become the last year of the conflict, and into the immediate post-war period, female artists increasingly sought to endow the enormous cost of the war with meaning. As ... More


Introduction: Transporting Chaucer

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Beginning with Antony Gormley’s Transport sculpture in Canterbury cathedral, the Introduction introduces key conceptual premises of the book. It shows how Transport re-presents bodies in time in a ... More


Introduction

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

in Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the role of religion in the creation of Arcadian and indigenist historical mythologies in the formation of Southern California following the Mexican–American War. Using an ... More


Visual Imagery and Epidemics in the Twentieth Century

Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the changing character of the visual culture of epidemics during the twentieth century to chart the rise and fall of medical authority through a close reading of a controversial ... More


Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Image and Its Circulation

Alyshia Gálvez

in Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732144
eISBN:
9780814733134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732144.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter is about the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and its ability to serve as a beacon to Mexican immigrants in New York City, as well as its circulation. The chapter focuses in part on la ... More


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