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Jean Toche: Impressions from the Rogue Bush Imperial Presidency (2009)1

Kristine Stiles

in Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226774510
eISBN:
9780226304403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304403.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines Jean Toche's 2009 exhibition Impressions from the Rogue Bush Imperial Presidency, seen as an indictment of the deceitful, empire-building Bush administration and how it operated ... More


Songs of Delusion: Popular Music and the Aesthetics of the Self in Wong Kar-wai’s Cinema

Giorgio Biancorosso

in Popular Music and the New Auteur: Visionary Filmmakers after MTV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199827336
eISBN:
9780199369560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827336.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter examines the use of popular songs in Wong Kar Wai’s films as ways of picturing oneself in sound, a key component in a vernacular “aesthetics of the self.” The appearance of songs marks ... More


Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the way the city has been depicted by non-fiction filmmakers since the late 1970s, paying particular attention to three aesthetic tendencies: documentary landscaping, urban ... More


Epilogue: Selfie Nation

Sarah Blackwood

in The Portrait's Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652597
eISBN:
9781469652610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652597.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

There are ample connections between the period this book studies (1839-1895) and our contemporary moment, which has also witnessed rapid technological changes in visual representations of selfhood. ... More


Afterness and the Image (I): Unsettling Photography

Gerhard Richter

in Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157704
eISBN:
9780231530347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157704.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores the medium of photography—arguably the first “new” medium of modernity—as an instantiation of the relation between the figure of following and its representations. It places the ... More


Self-Portrait as Socio-Political Documentary

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses two urban self-portraits, Tony Buba's Lightning Over Braddock (1988) and Michael Moore's Roger & Me (1989), in the context of historic urban identities giving way for the ... More


Self-Portrait as Essay Film

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the development of self-portraits as essay films—a tradition that includes a wide variety of practices: such as diaries and travelogues, among others. All these essayistic ... More


Blind Self-Portraits: Studies in Blue and Bronze

Georgina Kleege

in More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604356
eISBN:
9780190604394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604356.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses artists with impaired sight, specifically their self-portraits. Jacques Derrida observes a connection between traditional self-portraits and visual portrayals of blind people, ... More


Subjectivity of Seeing: The Imago Dei as Self-Interpreting Image

Claudia Welz

in Humanity in God’s Image: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784982
eISBN:
9780191827198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784982.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 2 investigates ways in which the imago Dei differs from three other types of ‘images’—namely (1) pictures, (2) metaphors or symbolic signs, and (3) mental images. Human beings as created and ... More


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