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Review Of Visual Voyages: Images Of Latin American Nature From Columbus To Darwin, Amy Buono Apr 2019

Review Of Visual Voyages: Images Of Latin American Nature From Columbus To Darwin, Amy Buono

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A review of Daniela Bleichmar's Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin.


Exhibition Review: “Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now”, Amy Buono Feb 2018

Exhibition Review: “Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now”, Amy Buono

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A review of Valeska Soares' exhibition titled "Any Moment Now" at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and later the Phoenix Art Museum in 2017 and 2018.


"Seu Tesouro São Penas De Pássaro": Arte Plumária Tupinambá E A Imagem Da América, Amy Buono Jan 2018

"Seu Tesouro São Penas De Pássaro": Arte Plumária Tupinambá E A Imagem Da América, Amy Buono

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"Os povos tupinambá do Brasil dos séculos XVI e XVII foram a primeira grande cultura de arte plumária das Américas encontrada pelos europeus. Os tupi eram uma sociedade agrícola seminômade, que habitava as florestas ao longo de quatro mil quilômetros da costa brasileira3. Como a cultura tupi foi majoritariamente efêmera, centrada em tradições cerimoniais que envolviam dança, som, movimento e adornos, eles permanecem uma das grandes sociedades do Novo Mundo menos conhecidas. A maior parte dos traços da cultura material tupi se perdeu, com exceção de algumas cerâmicas, armas e, mais importante, muitas peças deslumbrantes de arte plumária."


Review Of Peruvian Featherworks: Art Of The Precolumbian Era, Amy Buono Aug 2017

Review Of Peruvian Featherworks: Art Of The Precolumbian Era, Amy Buono

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A review of Peruvian Featherworks: Art of the Precolumbian Era, edited by Heidi King.


Embroidery In The Circle Of The Last Romanovs, Wendy Salmond Jan 2016

Embroidery In The Circle Of The Last Romanovs, Wendy Salmond

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This article essay examines the liturgical embroideries associated with the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna and her sister Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fedorovna. It suggests that the sisters’ needlework for sacred purposes was invested with a significance not seen in elite Russian society since the late seventeenth century. At a time when the arts of Orthodoxy were undergoing a state-sponsored renaissance, who was better suited to lead the resurgence of liturgical embroidery than the wife and sister-in-law of the Emperor, the last in a long line of royal women seeking to assert their piety and their power through traditional women’s work? In ...


Historicity, Achronicity, And The Materiality Of Cultures In Colonial Brazil, Amy J. Buono Jan 2015

Historicity, Achronicity, And The Materiality Of Cultures In Colonial Brazil, Amy J. Buono

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"In this essay, I use three nontraditional forms from the visual culture of colonial Brazil—Tupinambá featherwork, Portuguese Atlantic mandinga pouches, and azulejos (tilework)— in order to meditate upon materiality and temporality as methodological problems with which our discipline should engage. Each of these art forms has historical trajectories that span cultures, continents, and centuries, a circumstance that raises questions as to how such diverse and stubbornly nonhistoricizable genres can be melded into a coherent historical narrative of the visual and material cultures specific to 'Brazil,' especially when two of them — the mandinga bags and azulejos — are not intrinsically Brazilian."


Interpretative Ingredients: Formulating Art And Natural History In Early Modern Brazil, Amy Buono Dec 2014

Interpretative Ingredients: Formulating Art And Natural History In Early Modern Brazil, Amy Buono

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"In this article I look at two early modern texts that pertain to the natural history of Brazil and its usage for medicinal purposes. These texts present an informative contrast in terms of information density and organization, raising important methodological considerations about the ways that inventories and catalogues become sources for colonial scholarship in general and art history in particular."


Review Of Isaak Levitan: Lyrical Landscape By Avril King, Wendy Salmond Jan 2014

Review Of Isaak Levitan: Lyrical Landscape By Avril King, Wendy Salmond

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Wendy Salmond reviews Isaak Levitan: Lyrical Landscape by Avril King.


Review Of Collecting Across Cultures: Material Exchanges In The Early Modern Atlantic World, Amy Buono Jan 2013

Review Of Collecting Across Cultures: Material Exchanges In The Early Modern Atlantic World, Amy Buono

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A review of Collecting Across Cultures: Material Exchanges in the Early Modern Atlantic World, edited by Daniela Bleichmar and Peter C. Mancall.


Baciccio's Beata Ludovica Albertoni Distributing Alms, Karen J. Lloyd Jan 2010

Baciccio's Beata Ludovica Albertoni Distributing Alms, Karen J. Lloyd

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This article focuses on the artistic relationship between Baciccio and Gian Lorenzo Bernini.


Russian Icons And American Money, 1928-1938, Wendy Salmond Jan 2009

Russian Icons And American Money, 1928-1938, Wendy Salmond

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The article explores the marketing tactics and consumer expectations with regards to icons released in the street markets and provincial cities of Soviet Russia and acquired by American collectors from 1928-1938. These icons, including those from Byzantium in the tenth century, were seen as cultural commodities during the Russian revolution and the subsequent socialist construction. The Soviet apparatus Antikvariat was tasked with appraising the icon collections held by the Gosmuzeifond or the State Museum Reserve for exports.


Women In The City, Micol Hebron Jan 2008

Women In The City, Micol Hebron

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This article focuses on the billboards throughout the city of Los Angeles which feature images of women in an attempt to show an exploration of gender roles.


Review Of The Iconostasis Of Peter The Great In The Peter And Paul Cathedral In St. Petersburg (1722-1729), Wendy Salmond Jan 2008

Review Of The Iconostasis Of Peter The Great In The Peter And Paul Cathedral In St. Petersburg (1722-1729), Wendy Salmond

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Wendy Salmond reviews The Iconostasis of Peter the Great in the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg (1722-1729) by Julia Gerasimova.


William Pope L. At Santa Monica Museum Of Art, Micol Hebron Nov 2007

William Pope L. At Santa Monica Museum Of Art, Micol Hebron

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This article focuses on William Pope's three part installation Art After White People: Trees, Time & Celluloid.


Elizabeth Tremante At Central Utah Art Center, Micol Hebron Nov 2007

Elizabeth Tremante At Central Utah Art Center, Micol Hebron

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This article focuses on painter Elizabeth Tremante and her exhibit that showcases art of the discord between urban and rural viewpoints.


Japanese Video Art, Micol Hebron Jul 2007

Japanese Video Art, Micol Hebron

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A review of the "Radical Communication, Japanese Video Art, 1968-1988" exhibition, curated by Glenn Phillips, at the Getty Museum.


Vija Celmins At The Hammer Museum, Micol Hebron Jul 2007

Vija Celmins At The Hammer Museum, Micol Hebron

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This article focuses on Vija Celmins drawings and photography that deals with the theme of finding one's place in the universe.


Wack! Art And The Feminist Revolution At Moca, Micol Hebron May 2007

Wack! Art And The Feminist Revolution At Moca, Micol Hebron

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This article focuses on an art exhibit featuring works of feminist art throughout the 1960s and 1970s.


Incendiary Postcard Art, Micol Hebron Mar 2007

Incendiary Postcard Art, Micol Hebron

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This article explores Susan Stilton's art project of mailing postcards with messages from the American military in Iraq and colors coordinated to terror alert levels.


Review Of Paul Pfeiffer At Mc Kunst, Micol Hebron Mar 2007

Review Of Paul Pfeiffer At Mc Kunst, Micol Hebron

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This article focuses on Pfeiffer's "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" series as they explore notions of spectacle and spectatorship.


William Morris At The Huntington. Exhibition Review, Wendy Salmond Jan 2003

William Morris At The Huntington. Exhibition Review, Wendy Salmond

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Wendy Salmond reviews an exhibition at the Huntington to honor the life and design career of William Morris.


A Matter Of Give And Take: Peasant Crafts And Their Revival In Late Imperial Russia, Wendy Salmond Jan 1997

A Matter Of Give And Take: Peasant Crafts And Their Revival In Late Imperial Russia, Wendy Salmond

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Discusses the movement to revive peasant crafts in late imperial Russia. Resurrection of the handicrafts by the local peasant women in the 1870's, Russian artist Elena Penelova and her designs such as the bedside table with rosette motif and the interior of a peasant hut, Abramtsevo experiment, School of Folk Arts's teachings on drawing and traditional women's handwork to peasant girls.


Review Of Russian Housing In The Modern Age: Design And Social History, Wendy Salmond Apr 1995

Review Of Russian Housing In The Modern Age: Design And Social History, Wendy Salmond

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Wendy Salmond reviews Russian Housing in the Modern Age: Design and Social History, edited by William Craft Brumfield and Blair Ruble.


Design Education And The Quest For National Identity In Late Imperial Russia: The Case Of The Stroganov School, Wendy Salmond Jan 1994

Design Education And The Quest For National Identity In Late Imperial Russia: The Case Of The Stroganov School, Wendy Salmond

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Traces the history of the Russian arts and crafts school in Moscow, from its prehistory (1825-1859) as a drawing school founded by Count Sergei Stroganov, through the directorships of Victor Butovsky and Nikolai Globa, to the years after 1917 when the school was subsumed into the VHUTEMAS. Explores the theories of design and craft taught at the school, and the art nouveau-like style developed there in the later years of the 19th c.


Review Of The Origins Of Modernism In Russian Architecture By William C. Brumfield, Wendy Salmond Jan 1993

Review Of The Origins Of Modernism In Russian Architecture By William C. Brumfield, Wendy Salmond

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Wendy Salmond reviews The Origins of Modernism in Russian Architecture by William C. Brumfield.


The Solomenko Embroidery Workshops, Wendy Salmond Jul 1987

The Solomenko Embroidery Workshops, Wendy Salmond

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This article reevaluates the Solomenko Embroidery Workshops in the context of late nineteenth century Russia's rapid establishment of art colonies and centers dedicated to restoring the handicraft industries of the kustar.