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From Reproduction To Reproducibility: Creativity And Technics In Benjamin And Arendt, Graham Mcphee Feb 2015

From Reproduction To Reproducibility: Creativity And Technics In Benjamin And Arendt, Graham Mcphee

Graham MacPhee

No abstract provided.


Glass Before Its Time, Premature Iron: The Unforeseeable Futures Of Technology In Benjamin's Arcades Project, Graham Mcphee Feb 2015

Glass Before Its Time, Premature Iron: The Unforeseeable Futures Of Technology In Benjamin's Arcades Project, Graham Mcphee

Graham MacPhee

No abstract provided.


Technology, Time, And The Return Of Abstract Painting, Graham Mcphee Feb 2015

Technology, Time, And The Return Of Abstract Painting, Graham Mcphee

Graham MacPhee

No abstract provided.


Words In Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy And Poetry, Music And Eros In Hölderlin, Nietzsche, And Heidegger, Babette Babich Nov 2012

Words In Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy And Poetry, Music And Eros In Hölderlin, Nietzsche, And Heidegger, Babette Babich

Babette Babich

No abstract provided.


Human Rights In Camera, Sharon Sliwinski Dec 2010

Human Rights In Camera, Sharon Sliwinski

Sharon Sliwinski

From the fundamental rights proclaimed in the American and French declarations of independence to the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Hannah Arendt’s furious critiques, the definition of what it means to be human has been hotly debated. But the history of human rights—and their abuses—is also a richly illustrated one. Following this picture trail, Human Rights In Camera takes an innovative approach by examining the visual images that have accompanied human rights struggles and the passionate responses people have had to them.


Noguchi's Multiform Modernism, Amy Lyford Dec 2005

Noguchi's Multiform Modernism, Amy Lyford

Amy Lyford

The article reviews the book "The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey without Borders," by Masayo Duus, translated by Peter Duus.


A Note On Punctum, Sharon Sliwinski Dec 2005

A Note On Punctum, Sharon Sliwinski

Sharon Sliwinski

A note on Roland Barthes' punctum.


Desire, Heavenly Bodies, And A Surrealist's Fascination With The Celestial Theatre, John Hatch Dec 2003

Desire, Heavenly Bodies, And A Surrealist's Fascination With The Celestial Theatre, John Hatch

John G. Hatch

In 1922, the German Surrealist artist Max Ernst produced a montage work that included a woman's bare buttocks protruding out of the rings of Saturn. It is, to say the least, an unusual combination of images, but one that addresses some very basic human impulses. Largely, It expresses Ernst's understanding that inscribed upon the night sky are some of our deepest held fears and fantasies. Ernst sought to generate contemporary rephrasings of our mythologizing of the cosmos in a complex and often enigmatic way, drawing on such varied sources as Freudian psychology, late nineteenth-century symbolism, alchemy, and Surrealism ...


Noguchi, Sculptural Abstraction, And The Politics Of Japanese American Internment, Amy Lyford Feb 2003

Noguchi, Sculptural Abstraction, And The Politics Of Japanese American Internment, Amy Lyford

Amy Lyford

Focuses on Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi and his works. Remarks from editor Thomas Hess on Noguchi's work entitled Kouros; Reason the work entitled Death attracted attention; Modernist sculptural technique of Noguchi.


The Aesthetics Of Dismemberment: Surrealism And The Musée Du Val-De-Grâce In 1917, Amy Lyford Dec 1999

The Aesthetics Of Dismemberment: Surrealism And The Musée Du Val-De-Grâce In 1917, Amy Lyford

Amy Lyford

No abstract provided.