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Alternatives 1971–1988

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/9781846316456.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This section focuses on Lawrence Alloway's life as an art critic in the period 1971–1988, beginning with the emergence of disorienting art as an expression of dissent in the art world, Alloway's ... More


Painting Their Way into the Public World: Women and the Visual Arts

Lauryn Oates

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reports young female artists learning modernist painting, not unheard of in Afghanistan but not expected either, particularly from women. The first Women's Arts and Modern Painting ... More


Introduction War Experience, Visual Narrative, and Identity

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/9780199656684.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Women’s artistic testimony produced between 1914 and 1919 bears witness to the major impact the war had on women’s lives and reveals the degree to which extreme events and intense emotions ... More


Why Women’s Art?: An Introduction

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the emergence of women's visual art in contemporary China and why the body, especially the female body, so often serves as a ... More


Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Shuqin Cui

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book introduces readers to women's visual art in contemporary China by examining how the visual process of gendering reshapes understandings of historiography, sexuality, pain, and space. When ... More


Drawing: The Debschitz School and Formalism’s Subject

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

in Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Atelier for Teaching and Experimenting in Applied and Free Art, founded in Munich in 1902 by Hermann Obrist and Wilhelm von Debschitz, was arguably the most successful of numerous independent art ... More


Writing from the heart

Griselda Pollock

in Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay is a eulogy for Griselda Pollock's long time friend and collaborator, the art historian Rozsika Parker. It reflects on the early years of the women's art movement and feminist art history. ... More


And Then Came Dance: The Women Who Led Volynsky to Ballet's Magic Kingdom

Stanley J. Rabinowitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190943363
eISBN:
9780190943400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943363.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Here for the first time in English are freshly translated essays on famous women in the arts, in contemporary Russian life, and especially in the world of classical dance written by Russia’s foremost ... More


National Recognition and Community Acknowledgment

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines and explores an event called the Festival of Nations, which showcases a myriad of folk demonstrations that range from African American doll making to Iranian rug weaving. The ... More


The Mongol Empire and Its Impact on the Arts of China

Morris Rossabi

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Mongols had a great influence on Yuan dynasty art, which, to a certain extent, belies their image as destroyers of culture. A number of art historians have acknowledged the Mongols’ role in one ... More


“Definite, Burly, and Industrious”: Virginia Woolf and Gwen Darwin Raverat

Kristin Bluemel

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In February 1909 Virginia Woolf visited the Darwin family home in which wood engraver Gwen Darwin Raverat grew up amid a large, boisterous family that struck Woolf as having a temperament “too ... More


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