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Crossing The Atlantic: Emilio Pettoruti's Italian Immersion, Lauren A. Kaplan 2015 CUNY Graduate Center

Crossing The Atlantic: Emilio Pettoruti's Italian Immersion, Lauren A. Kaplan

Artl@s Bulletin

The painter Emilio Pettoruti (1892-1971) was born to Italian parents in the Argentine province of La Plata. In 1913, he sailed to Florence for artistic training and remained in Europe for eleven years. This article focuses on this formative stint, during which Pettoruti studied Quattrocento masters, conferred with Italian Futurists, and met French Cubists. Ultimately, the painter became a paragon of civiltá italiana, a cosmopolitan culture born in Italy but meant for global dissemination. Upon returning to Buenos Aires in 1924, he exposing the Argentine public to this culture, strengthening the already robust bond between the two countries.


Voz Alta: The Sound Of A Collective Memory, Sarah E. Kleinman 2015 Virginia Commonwealth University

Voz Alta: The Sound Of A Collective Memory, Sarah E. Kleinman

Graduate Research Posters

Voz Alta is a participatory, voice-activated public light installation designed by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer as a memorial for the Tlatelolco massacre, which occurred on October 2, 1968 in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Tlatelolco, Mexico. In the Plaza, Lozano-Hemmer has synchronized a megaphone with a 10 kW Xenon robotic searchlight. As each participant speaks into the megaphone, the searchlight shines to the uppermost floor of the towering Centro Cultural Tlatelolco (CCT) building where three additional searchlights instantaneously strobe, dim, and brighten, illuminating the nocturnal landscape in horizontally fixed, tangential beams. Although the aesthetic, social, historical, and political aspects of ...


Alternate Possibilities: Reimagining The Rothko Chapel, Katie Lee Kisiel 2015 University of Colorado at Boulder

Alternate Possibilities: Reimagining The Rothko Chapel, Katie Lee Kisiel

Art History Theses & Dissertations

The Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas, has long been recognized as a spiritual landmark and symbol of American postwar modern art. Blurring the boundaries between what is commonly considered sacred and secular, the Rothko Chapel functions as a space for non-denominational worship, private contemplation and meditation, a center for civic action, and as a showcase of the late work of Abstract Expressionist painter, Mark Rothko. The fourteen massive paintings that adorn the chapel space are renowned for their dark and ominous shades of maroon and black. What most visitors to the site do not know, there are six additional panels ...


‘Fuchsia Lipstick’: The Domestication Of Lee Krasner In Post-War Criticism, Aleisha E. Barton 2015 Lawrence University

‘Fuchsia Lipstick’: The Domestication Of Lee Krasner In Post-War Criticism, Aleisha E. Barton

Richard A. Harrison Symposium

After the Second World War, the art world shifted from Europe to New York and a new form of painting that defined itself as distinctly American demanded attention from the public. This style, abstract expressionism, created an inability to survey clear subject matter allowed critics to imply gendered metaphorical resonances within works, as meanings were fluid and inconclusive to the viewer. Coupled with instability in the social sphere, artistic abstraction served as motivation for critics to seek out gendered aspects within an artwork, identifying and constructing difference to preserve order and control in a society that had dramatically changed from ...


Modernism And Authority : Picasso And His Milieu Around 1900, Charles J. Palermo 2015 College of William and Mary

Modernism And Authority : Picasso And His Milieu Around 1900, Charles J. Palermo

Arts & Sciences Books

Modernism and Authority presents a provocative new take on the early paintings of Pablo Picasso and the writings of Guillaume Apollinaire. Charles Palermo argues that references to theology and traditional Christian iconography in the works of Picasso and Apollinaire are not mere symbolic gestures; rather, they are complex responses to the symbolist art and poetry of figures important to them, including Paul Gauguin, Charles Morice, and Santiago Rusiñol. The young Picasso and his contemporaries experienced the challenges of modernity as an attempt to reflect on the lost relation to authority. For the symbolists, art held authority by revealing something compelling ...


Dialectical Despair: Gherasim Luca, Gellu Naum, And The Hazards Of A Non-Oedipal Life, Catherine Hansen 2015 American University of Beirut

Dialectical Despair: Gherasim Luca, Gellu Naum, And The Hazards Of A Non-Oedipal Life, Catherine Hansen

Dada/Surrealism

This article looks closely at an argument that took place in the 1940s between the Romanian Surrealists Gherasim Luca and Gellu Naum. This argument centered on the question of whether love can ever act as a transformative social force, or whether it is too fatally embedded within the existing social situation ever to work in this way. In the 40s Luca had just published a series of texts laying out his “anti-oedipal” theory of love and revolutionary action, and Naum responded to this with his sharply critical “Inventatorii banderolei” (The Inventors of the Banderole), which to my knowledge has never ...


Dada, Surrealism, And Romania: A Bibliography, Timothy Shipe 2015 University of Iowa

Dada, Surrealism, And Romania: A Bibliography, Timothy Shipe

Dada/Surrealism

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Introduction. From Dada To Infra-Noir: Dada, Surrealism, And Romania, Monique Yaari, Timothy Shipe 2015 Pennsylvania State University

Introduction. From Dada To Infra-Noir: Dada, Surrealism, And Romania, Monique Yaari, Timothy Shipe

Dada/Surrealism

No abstract provided.


The Avant-Garde As Spontaneous Contagion: The Case Of Bucharest, Petre Răileanu 2015 University of Iowa

The Avant-Garde As Spontaneous Contagion: The Case Of Bucharest, Petre Răileanu

Dada/Surrealism

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Victor Brauner’S Writing In/At Work: Dada And Surrealist Inventions Of A Picto-Poet, Camille Morando 2015 MNAM-CCi, Centre Pompidou

Victor Brauner’S Writing In/At Work: Dada And Surrealist Inventions Of A Picto-Poet, Camille Morando

Dada/Surrealism

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Perahim, Édouard Jaguer 2015 University of Iowa

Perahim, Édouard Jaguer

Dada/Surrealism

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Bucharest, Capital Of Automatism: The 1940s Surrealist Group, Iulian Toma 2015 Brock University

Bucharest, Capital Of Automatism: The 1940s Surrealist Group, Iulian Toma

Dada/Surrealism

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Cubomania: Gherasim Luca And Non-Oedipal Collage, Krzysztof Fijalkowski 2015 Norwich University of the Arts

Cubomania: Gherasim Luca And Non-Oedipal Collage, Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Dada/Surrealism

No abstract provided.


Paul Păun’S Brevet Lovaj: Unpacking The Moment – June 1945, Monique Yaari 2015 Pennsylvania State University

Paul Păun’S Brevet Lovaj: Unpacking The Moment – June 1945, Monique Yaari

Dada/Surrealism

No abstract provided.


Selected Texts, Marcel Janco 2015 University of Iowa

Selected Texts, Marcel Janco

Dada/Surrealism

No abstract provided.


Brevet Lovaj (Lovaj Patent), Paul Păun 2015 University of Iowa

Brevet Lovaj (Lovaj Patent), Paul Păun

Dada/Surrealism

No abstract provided.


Women Surrealist Photographers And Their Response To The Objectification Of Women In Male Surrealist Art, Lois X. Nguyen 2015 Virginia Commonwealth University

Women Surrealist Photographers And Their Response To The Objectification Of Women In Male Surrealist Art, Lois X. Nguyen

Undergraduate Research Posters

Objectification of women in Male Surrealist art depicted the male gaze in its darkest form, through the ideas of the uncanny, fetish, and convulsive beauty. Women were treated as objects throughout Surrealist photography and painting instead of as human subjects. Their femininity and beauty were valued to the extent of held belief that a woman’s destiny is to be beautiful and be present for the male gaze. Women Surrealists have gained notoriety in the last sixty years for their presence in the Surrealist movement and for their diligence in providing the female perspective in opposition to the male perspective ...


George Nakashima's Arts Building And Cloister: A Program For Conservation, César Bargues Ballester 2015 University of Pennsylvania

George Nakashima's Arts Building And Cloister: A Program For Conservation, César Bargues Ballester

Theses (Historic Preservation)

This is the first thesis generated under the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Pennsylvania and the Nakashima Foundation for Peace and George Nakashima Woodworker, S.A. entered into on the 1st of July 2014, which allow to study and document the Nakashima complex located at 1847 Aquetong Road, New Hope, Pennsylvania. The Nakashima complex comprises twenty-one buildings including family residences with furniture making facilities and storage spaces. Particularly, this thesis contributes to provide an informed understanding of the George Nakashima's Arts Building and Cloister (1964-1967) through an examination of its contextual history, design and construction, changes over ...


Exploration Of Connectivity Between Urban Plaza And Mixed Use Buildings, YOUNGDUK KIM MR 2015 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Exploration Of Connectivity Between Urban Plaza And Mixed Use Buildings, Youngduk Kim Mr

Masters Theses

Urbanization and development of cities is necessary in contemporary society, however, these advancements are also causing urban problems, such as lack of open green space, density problems, traffic problems, and over population.Also, existing buildings are often lacking certain functions that are currently needed since they have been designed in the past. Thus, plaza and mixed used buildings, which are considered as a unit space, are needed to mention for 'publicity' that is a part of urban components as a wide spatial concept. In particular, mixed used buildings as multiply functioned facilities are needed a specific study for 'publicity' and ...


Speed And Convulsive Beauty: Trains And The Historic Avant-Garde, Marylaura Papalas 2015 East Carolina University

Speed And Convulsive Beauty: Trains And The Historic Avant-Garde, Marylaura Papalas

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

The train, an invention and evocative symbol of the 19th century, somewhat ironically continued to fascinate avant-garde artists and writers of the 20th century, when faster and more exciting modes of transportation were in use. Locomotive imagery in Italian futurism and French surrealism, however, demonstrates a lasting fascination with speed, locomotive space, and their effect on perceptions of reality. Considering the work of more recent theorists like Paul Virilio, Michel Foucault, and various others who have contributed to the growing field of mobility studies, this paper aims to understand the persisting presence of the train as a symbol ...


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