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Vilhelm Hammershøi, Auguste Renoir, And The Problem Of Innovation, Robert Jensen Oct 2004

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Auguste Renoir, And The Problem Of Innovation, Robert Jensen

Art & Visual Studies Presentations

Consider the following eulogy offered the Danish painter, Vilhelm Hammershøi, by one of his own countrymen upon the artist’s untimely death in 1916. “Renoir is an artist for the entire world; Hammershøi, name and repute notwithstanding, only for a small country.”1 The Danish critic offered no criteria for his judgment; it was too obvious to him. Even in his own country Hammershøi could be no more than a minor artist. His diminished posthumous reputation within the history of art might be summed up by the decision in 1931 of the director of the Statens Museum in Copenhagen to ...


Anticipating Artistic Behavior: New Research Tools For Art Historians, Robert Jensen Jul 2004

Anticipating Artistic Behavior: New Research Tools For Art Historians, Robert Jensen

Art & Visual Studies Faculty Publications

The author applies David Galenson's work on the life cycles of modern artists to the study of the paintings of old masters, from about the early fifteenth to the late seventeenth centuries. Both the potential use of technical examination of paintings and the role of drawings for preconceiving compositions are explored as means for interpreting artistic behavior among premodern artists. Using a study of illustrations in texts to establish a list of canonical painters and the relative dates in which they are believed to have contributed their most important paintings, the author then analyzes a series of old master ...


Colonialism Game, Nicole Margaretten Apr 2004

Colonialism Game, Nicole Margaretten

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

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3/19, A View From My Porch, Doreen Lamantia Maloney Apr 2004

3/19, A View From My Porch, Doreen Lamantia Maloney

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

No abstract provided.