Economic Provenance: The Financial Analysis Of Art Historical Records, 2019 New York University
Economic Provenance: The Financial Analysis Of Art Historical Records, Amy C. Whitaker
Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies
The Leo Castelli Gallery launched pivotal mid-twentieth-century artistic careers, including those of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. Although well-studied for its artistic impact, the Castelli archives—as well as those of other gallery artists such as Frank Stella and early collectors such as Burton and Emily Hall Tremaine—include a curious trove of artists’ financial records and related correspondence. This paper argues that these records form an “economic provenance” that is important both to both art market analysis and art history. This economic context is sometimes overlooked because of the contested relationship between art and markets. In this context, the ...
Rui(N)Ation: Narratives Of Art And Urban Revitalization In Detroit, 2019 The University of Western Ontario
Rui(N)Ation: Narratives Of Art And Urban Revitalization In Detroit, Jessica Ks Cappuccitti
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
This dissertation considers the City of Detroit as a case study for analyzing the complex role that artists and art institutions are playing in the potential re-growth and revitalization of the city. I specifically look at artists and arts organizations who are working against the popular narrative of Detroit as “ruin city.” Their efforts create counter narratives that emphasize stories of survival and showcase vibrant communities. By focussing on artist-led and institutional initiatives, I emphasize the importance of art in both community and narrative-building.
This research has taken the form of a written dissertation and two adapted projects, and positions ...
Liberty And Justice For All?: Female Portraiture In The Age Of The Early American Republic, 2019 Providence College
Liberty And Justice For All?: Female Portraiture In The Age Of The Early American Republic, Mary Grace Day
No abstract provided.
Book Review: Palaces For The People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, And The Decline Of Civic Life, Eric Klinenberg, Georgia Westbrook
School of Information Student Research Journal
No abstract provided.
Primitivism Displayed In American Art, 2019 Lake Forest College
Primitivism Displayed In American Art, Alexis Heredia
Inter-Text: An Undergraduate Journal for Social Sciences and Humanities
No abstract provided.
Art For Animals: Visual Culture And Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914 By J. Keri Cronin, 2019 Dawson College
Art For Animals: Visual Culture And Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914 By J. Keri Cronin, Gina M. Granter
Teview of J. Keri Cronin's Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914
Mapping In The Humanities: Gis Lessons For Poets, Historians, And Scientists, 2019 CUNY Brooklyn College
Mapping In The Humanities: Gis Lessons For Poets, Historians, And Scientists, Emily W. Fairey
Open Educational Resources
User-friendly Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is the common thread of this collection of presentations, and activities with full lesson plans. The first section of the site contains an overview of cartography, the art of creating maps, and then looks at historical mapping platforms like Hypercities and Donald Rumsey Historical Mapping Project. In the next section Google Earth Desktop Pro is introduced, with lessons and activities on the basics of GE such as pins, paths, and kml files, as well as a more complex activity on "georeferencing" an historic map over Google Earth imagery. The final section deals with ARCGIS Online ...
Women Artists' Salon Of Chicago (1937-1953): Cultivating Careers And Art Collectors, 2019 DePaul University
Women Artists' Salon Of Chicago (1937-1953): Cultivating Careers And Art Collectors, Joanna P. Gardner-Huggett
This article reconstructs the history of the Women Artists’ Salon of Chicago, which was founded as an exhibition society in Chicago in 1937, and argues that the Board of Directors turned to the 19th century precedents of the Palette Club and the Woman’s Building at the World’s Columbian Exhibition as models for their organization. The essay also traces how members of the Women Artists’ Salon deliberately exhibited traditional artworks associated with the feminine and domestic and coordinated social events in order to cultivate greater sales and a new generation of female art collectors.
Autour De Frances Benjamin Johnston, Gertrude Käsebier Et Catharine Weed Barnes Ward: Stratégies Séparatistes Dans L’Exposition Des Femmes Photographes Américaines Au Tournant Des Xixe Et Xxe Siècles, 2019 musée d'Orsay, Paris
Autour De Frances Benjamin Johnston, Gertrude Käsebier Et Catharine Weed Barnes Ward: Stratégies Séparatistes Dans L’Exposition Des Femmes Photographes Américaines Au Tournant Des Xixe Et Xxe Siècles, Thomas Galifot
Cette étude inclut une nouvelle analyse de l’exposition des photographes américaines conçue par Frances Benjamin Johnston à l’occasion de l’Exposition universelle de Paris de 1900. Dans une mise en perspective inédite, l’événement est également replacé dans un contexte américain élargi, riche en initiatives et en débats aussi fondateurs que méconnus. Cette enquête, qui donne lieu au premier panorama des expositions collectives de photographes américaines jusqu’en 1914, aboutit à une nécessaire remise à l'honneur de Catharine Weed Barnes Ward et de Gertrude Käsebier, personnalités dont le rôle central sur ces questions est largement mésestimé.
Steam Vs. Stem: A Study And Program Proposal For Monticello, 2019 Bowling Green State University
Steam Vs. Stem: A Study And Program Proposal For Monticello, Micaela Deogracias
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and art programs have long been struggling for dominance in the education system. This fight overshadows the fact there are synergistic educative capabilities when these two schools of thought are combined, allowing scientific and artistic persons to work in tandem and be exposed to a wider variety of problem-solving options and opinions. This study aims to focus on museum education practices specifically and how implementing STEAM programs (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) versus STEM could raise the perceived value of arts in society, as well as create a more enriching educational experience by ...
Carving Out A Space In Time: Sandra Swan And Her Block Island Oeuvre, 2019 CUNY Hunter College
Carving Out A Space In Time: Sandra Swan And Her Block Island Oeuvre, Kylie S. Knee
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
This thesis focuses on the Contemporary artist Sandra Swan, and how she peels back the layers of false identity and history created around Block Island, RI in her woodcuts. These woodcuts document the seafaring, landscape and architectural elements of the island, which are proven to be more contemporary than Block Island claims them to be. Through her pure observation and documentation, Swan reveals the falsities behind the early history of the island, as well as the maintained narrative of Block Island as a “place lost in time.” Her woodcutting technique links her to traditional nineteenth-century lithography, yet also places her ...
In Present Past: Sun Tunnels And The Historic Reconstruction Of Vision, 2019 CUNY Hunter College
In Present Past: Sun Tunnels And The Historic Reconstruction Of Vision, Patrice M. Capobianchi
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
The following study investigates how Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels makes effective use of time and land to reprogram the modern viewer’s eye. By utilizing sculpture that is reminiscent of pre-historic observatories as an observational framing device against the landscape topography, the artwork succeeds in presenting a historic reconstruction of vision.
The Narrative Of Revolution: Socialism And The Masses 1911-1917, 2019 CUNY Hunter College
The Narrative Of Revolution: Socialism And The Masses 1911-1917, Stephen K. Walkiewicz
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
This thesis seeks to situate The Masses magazine (1911-1917) within a specific discursive tradition of revolution, revealing a narrative pattern that is linked with discourse that began to emerge during and after the French Revolution. As the term “socialism” begins to resonate again within popular American political discourse (and as a potentially viable course of action rather than a curse for damnable offense), it is worthwhile to trace its significance within American history to better understand its aesthetic dimensions, its radical difference, and its way of devising problems and answers. In short, this thesis poses the question: what ideological structures ...
Always In-Formation: The Presence Of Sound In The Work Of Dan Graham, 2019 Southern Methodist University
Always In-Formation: The Presence Of Sound In The Work Of Dan Graham, Jennifer Smart
Art History Theses and Dissertations
This thesis argues for a reconsideration of the role sound plays in the work of the American artist Dan Graham. Graham regularly used his work as a means of drawing viewer’s attention to the seemingly infinite multiplicity of the subjective experience which shapes their encounter with the visual art object. I argue Graham’s engagement with music and his involvement in the multidisciplinary art scene of Downtown New York City in the 1970s and 80s shaped and encouraged his interest in this greater sensorial environment in which a work of art is encountered. Through performance, video, and architecture, Graham ...
Shaping Canons And Building Legacies: Collectors And The History Of African American Art, 2019 Bowdoin College
Shaping Canons And Building Legacies: Collectors And The History Of African American Art, Kinaya Hassane
No abstract provided.
Shawn Hunt's Transformation Mask: The Intersection Of Contemporary And Traditional Heiltsuk Art, 2019 University of New Mexico - Main Campus
Shawn Hunt's Transformation Mask: The Intersection Of Contemporary And Traditional Heiltsuk Art, Terese R. Lukey
Art & Art History ETDs
Shawn Hunt is an artist of Heiltsuk (Bella Bella), French, and Scottish Canadian ancestry who is at the forefront of contemporary Northwest Coast art in the Vancouver area. Historic artworks of his community have been often overlooked in scholarly literature due to the seeming willingness of the people to adapt to colonization. Viewed as a “tainted” culture, the Heiltsuk have been noticeably ignored in the art historical realm. However, their masks are some of the best examples of traditional regalia that are found in museums across Canada and the United States. Contemporary native artists of the Northwest Coast continue to ...
Review Of Visual Voyages: Images Of Latin American Nature From Columbus To Darwin, 2019 Chapman University
Review Of Visual Voyages: Images Of Latin American Nature From Columbus To Darwin, Amy Buono
Art Faculty Articles and Research
A review of Daniela Bleichmar's Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin.
“Deceived By Misrepresentations”: An Examination Of Nicolino Calyo’S "Servants At A Pump", Rachel Ciampoli
Undergraduate Honors Theses
This paper examines the negotiation of visual culture and public space by African Americans in antebellum New York through the nineteenth-century painting Servants at a Pump by Italian-American artist Nicolino Calyo. During the nineteenth century, artistic modes of expression and social codes regarding the use of public green space sought to limit the representation and visibility of racial minorities. In visual culture, the mode of genre painting attempted to order and confine certain groups of people. At the same time, mandated and informal laws excluded African Americans and people of low socioeconomic classes from participating in the growing trend of ...
Masterpieces Of Simplicity: Newport Desks And Chairs, 1740-1780, 2019 Salve Regina University
Masterpieces Of Simplicity: Newport Desks And Chairs, 1740-1780, Joseph K. Ott, Daniel Snydacker, Deborah Walker
The exhibit mounted at the Newport Historical Society from the fall of 1986 to the fall of 1987 answered one question and posed another. It answered the question: what characteristics identify a piece of colonial furniture as having been made in Newport? The question posed by the exhibit is why did Newport cabinetmakers develop their own unique and remarkable style? This article examines and describes the exhibit itself and seeks to answer these questions regarding colonial furniture design and creation.
Artistic Syncretism In Latin America: From Olmec To Spanish Colonialism, 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Artistic Syncretism In Latin America: From Olmec To Spanish Colonialism, Nicole Timm
Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The purpose of this paper is to provide a historic and systematic review of colonial Latin American art. The first half will focus on the ancient arts created by the ancient civilizations that sculpted culture in Latin America centuries before the Spanish were aware another continent existed. The latter portion of the paper will look to the post-colonial period. It will begin by delving into the influence of European artistic styles blending with Latin American culture and style of painting and vice versa. The final goal of this paper is to uncover the syncretism that took place across Latin America ...