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Title: The Arnolfini betrothal: medieval marriage and the enigma of Van Eyck's double portrait online access is available to everyone
Author: Hall, Edwin 1928-
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art  Criticism | Medieval History
Publisher's Description: Commonly known as the "Arnolfini Wedding" or "Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride," Jan van Eyck's double portrait, painted in 1434, is probably the most widely recognized panel painting of the fifteenth century. One of the great masterpieces of early Flemish art, this enigmatic picture has also arouse . . . [more]
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Title: Beyond recognition: representation, power, and culture
Author: Owens, Craig
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Art | Art Theory | Gender Studies | Sociology | GayLesbian and Bisexual Studies | Art  Criticism
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Title: The body/body problem: selected essays
Author: Danto, Arthur Coleman 1924-
Published: University of California Press,  1999
Subjects: Philosophy | Art  Criticism | Social and Political Thought
Publisher's Description: The overall subject of the essays in The Body/Body Problem is the traditional one of what our ultimate makeup is, as creatures with minds and bodies. The central thesis is that we are beings who represent - and misrepresent - actual and possible worlds. Addressing philosophical questions of mental r . . . [more]
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Title: A critical study of Philip Guston online access is available to everyone
Author: Ashton, Dore
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art  Criticism | Autobiographies and Biographies
Publisher's Description: Dore Ashton has updated the bibliography and added a new concluding chapter to her classic study of the paintings and drawings of Philip Guston, the only study of his work completely authorized by the artist.Philip Guston (1913-1980) was one of the most independent of the painters whose work was loo . . . [more]
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Title: Earthwards: Robert Smithson and art after Babel
Author: Shapiro, Gary 1941-
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Art | Art  Criticism | Social and Political Thought
Publisher's Description: The death of Robert Smithson in 1973 robbed postwar American art of an unusually creative practitioner and thinker. Smithson's pioneering earthworks of the 1960s and 1970s anticipated contemporary concerns with environmentalism and the site-specific character of artistic production. His interrogatio . . . [more]
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Title: Essays on the blurring of art and life
Author: Kaprow, Allan
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Art | Art  Criticism | Art Theory
Publisher's Description: As the creator of "Happenings" and "Environments," Allan Kaprow is the prince and prophet of all we call performance art today. He is also known for having written some of the most thoughtful, provocative, and influential essays of his generation. From "The Legacy of Jackson Pollock" in 1958 to "The . . . [more]
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Title: Fluxus experience
Author: Higgins, Hannah 1964-
Published: University of California Press,  2002
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art Theory | Art  Criticism
Publisher's Description: In this groundbreaking work of incisive scholarship and analysis, Hannah Higgins explores the influential art movement Fluxus. Daring, disparate, contentious - Fluxus artists worked with minimal and prosaic materials now familiar in post-World War II art. Higgins describes the experience of Fluxus f . . . [more]
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Title: The hydrogen jukebox: selected writings of Peter Schjeldahl, 1978-1990
Author: Schjeldahl, Peter
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Literature | Art  Criticism
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Title: Iconography of power: Soviet political posters under Lenin and Stalin
Author: Bonnell, Victoria E
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Sociology | Popular Culture | European Studies | Russian and Eastern European Studies | Politics | Art  Criticism | History | European History
Publisher's Description: Masters at visual propaganda, the Bolsheviks produced thousands of vivid and compelling posters after they seized power in October 1917. Intended for a semi-literate population that was accustomed to the rich visual legacy of the Russian autocracy and the Orthodox Church, political posters came to o . . . [more]
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Title: In/different spaces: place and memory in visual culture
Author: Burgin, Victor
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Art | Art  Criticism | Social Science
Publisher's Description: Recent discussions about the culture of images have focused on issues of identity - sexual, racial, national - and the boundaries that define subjectivity. In this context Victor Burgin adopts an original critical strategy. He understands images less in traditional terms of the specific institutions . . . [more]
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Title: Out of Eden: essays on modern art online access is available to everyone
Author: Di Piero, W. S
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Art | Art  Criticism
Publisher's Description: Out of Eden presents the rigorous investigations and musings of a poet-essayist on the ways in which modern artists have confronted and transfigured the realist tradition of representation. Di Piero pursues his theme with an autobiographical force and immediacy. He fixes his attention on painters an . . . [more]
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Title: Singular women: writing the artist online access is available to everyone
Author: Frederickson, Kristen 1965-
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art  Criticism | Art Theory | Women's Studies
Publisher's Description: In this groundbreaking volume, contemporary art historians - all of them women - probe the dilemmas and complexities of writing about the woman artist, past and present. Singular Women proposes a new feminist investigation of the history of art by considering how a historian's theoretical approach a . . . [more]
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Title: Symbolist art theories: a critical anthology
Author: Dorra, Henri 1924-
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art Theory | Art  Criticism
Publisher's Description: Henri Dorra, in his comprehensive new book, presents the development and the aesthetic theories of the symbolist movement in art and literature. Included are writings (many never before translated or reprinted) by artists, designers, architects, and critics, along with Dorra's learned commentary. Fi . . . [more]
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