By Hilton Kramer
The aesthetic intelligence that Mr. Kramer brings to undergo on convinced drained assumptions approximately modernism—many of them derived from methodologies and politics that experience little to do with art—helps rescue the paintings itself and its appreciation from the very associations, reminiscent of the paintings museum and the academy, that purport to foster it.
Always clear-eyed and greatly illuminating, Hilton Kramer’s artwork feedback is still one of the very best written long ago hundred years. Readers ofThe Triumph of Modernism should be handled to a thrilling experience.
By Alice E. Sanger
By Hyon Joo Yoo
What does it suggest to reconsider postcolonial reviews via East Asian cinema and event? Yoo pursues this question through bringing an East Asian postcolonial framework, the idea of movie as a manifestation of nationwide tradition, and the method of psychoanalysis to undergo on a failed hegemonic topic. Cinema on the Crossroads is a profound check out how cinema and nationwide tradition intertwine with hegemony and power.
By Gregor Weber
Die Oneirokritika (= "Traumdeutungsschlüssel") des Artemidor von Daldis, entstanden am Ende des 2. Jh.s n.Chr., sind das einzige Traumdeutungsbuch, das aus der griechisch-römischen Antike erhalten blieb. Die Beiträge in diesem Band ordnen Artemidor und sein Werk zeitgenössisch sowie in die Traumdeutung der Antike ein, gehen der Rezeption bis in die Neuzeit nach und zeigen Perspektiven der internationalen Forschung.
By Joseph A. Amato
By Jonathan A. Anderson,William A. Dyrness
For many Christians, attractive with smooth paintings increases numerous questions: Is the Christian religion at odds with glossy artwork? Does modernism comprise non secular topics? what's the position of Christian artists within the panorama of contemporary paintings?
Nearly fifty years in the past, Dutch paintings historian and theologian Hans Rookmaaker provided his solutions to those questions whilst he released his groundbreaking paintings, Modern paintings and the loss of life of a Culture, which used to be characterised by way of either misgivings and hopefulness.
While appreciating Rookmaaker's necessary contribution to the examine of theology and the humanities, this volume―coauthored via an artist and a theologian―responds to his paintings and gives its personal solutions to those questions by means of arguing that there have been truly robust non secular impulses that absolutely formed smooth visible artwork. rather than declaring a development of decline and starting to be antipathy in the direction of religion, the authors contend that theological engagement and inquiry should be perceived throughout quite a lot of sleek art―French, British, German, Dutch, Russian and North American―and via specific works by way of artists corresponding to Gauguin, Picasso, David Jones, Caspar David Friedrich, van Gogh, Kandinsky, Warhol and so forth.
This publication, the 1st in IVP Academic's new experiences in Theology and the humanities sequence, brings jointly the disciplines of paintings historical past and theology and issues to the indicators of lifestyles in sleek paintings as a way to support Christians navigate those tough waters.
By Margo Machida
Analyses of the paintings of person artists are grouped round 3 significant topics that Asian American artists engaged with in the course of the Nineteen Nineties: representations of the opposite; social reminiscence and trauma; and migration, diaspora, and feel of position. Machida considers the paintings of the photographers Pipo Nguyen-duy and Hanh Thi Pham, the printmaker and sculptor Zarina Hashmi, and installations by way of the artists Tomie Arai, Ming Fay, and Yong quickly Min. She examines the paintings of Marlon Fuentes, whose movies and pictures play with the stereotyping conventions of visible anthropology, and prints within which Allan deSouza addresses the endurance of Orientalism in American pop culture. Machida displays on Kristine Aono’s museum installations embodying the multigenerational results of the internment of eastern american citizens in the course of global struggle II and on Y. David Chung’s representations of city areas reworked via migration in works starting from large-scale charcoal drawings to multimedia installations and an “electronic rap opera.”
By Moshe Barasch
By Melissa Hyde,Jennifer Milam
By Alexandre G. Mitchell