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With My Profound Reverence for the Victims
With My Profound Reverence for the Victims (September 2001)
George Bellows
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art - Author

Lithographs by American painter George Bellows, depicting the horrors and atrocities of World War I.

In the spring of 1918, American painter George Bellows (1882–1925) began a series of lithographs that focused on the atrocities committed by the Germans in Belgium during the First World War. This exhibition catalogue features prints from the War Series as well as six rarely seen lithographs that comment ...(Read More)

 
 
Navigators
Navigators (November 1999)
African American Musicians, Dancers, and Visual Artists in Academe
Theresa Jenoure - Author

Through excerpts and profiles, this inspiring book presents the experiences of twelve African American artists who teach at traditionally White colleges and universities.

Navigators vividly brings to life the stories of twelve African American artists who teach music, dance, and visual arts at colleges and universities that have traditionally been viewed as White institutions. In this captivating and moving book,...(Read More)
 
 
Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Louis Prieur, Revolutionary Artists
Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Louis Prieur, Revolutionary Artists (October 1999)
The Public, the Populace, and Images of the French Revolution
Warren Roberts - Author

A comparative study of the French Revolution's most famous artist and a little-known illustrator.

By offering a comparative study of Jacques-Louis David, the most famous artist of the French Revolution, and Jean-Louis Prieur, a little-known illustrator, this book tracks the political careers of the two artists and offers new insights to the relationship between the arts and the politics of the French Revolution.

"By using the co...(Read More)
 
 
Performing Pedagogy
Performing Pedagogy (September 1999)
Toward an Art of Politics
Charles R. Garoian - Author

Performing Pedagogy examines the theory and practice of performance art as an art of politics. It discusses the different ways in which performance artists use memory and cultural history to critique dominant cultural assumptions, to construct identity, and to attain political agency. In doing so, Garoian argues, performance artists like Rachel Rosenthal, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Robbie McCauley, Suzanne Lacy, and the performance art collective ...(Read More)
 
 
The Future of Art
The Future of Art (September 1999)
An Aesthetics of the New and the Sublime
Marcella Tarozzi Goldsmith - Author

Draws upon a wide range of aesthetic theories and artworks in order to challenge the view that art is valueless or purely subjective.

By analyzing the three loci of aesthetics--the subjective, the objective, and the absolute--the author concludes that only the sublime demonstrates that art is neither subjective nor objective. The one essential component of art is the new, the sole "instrument" that can guarantee ...(Read More)
 
 
Reclaiming the Spiritual in Art
Reclaiming the Spiritual in Art (June 1999)
Contemporary Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Dawn Perlmutter - Editor
Debra Koppman - Editor

Examines the role of the sacred in art and makes a compelling case for its continued contemporary relevance.

"Varied, vigorous, and challenging, this multifaceted work succeeds in making a compelling case for the reviving and sustaining force of the spiritual in contemporary art. The book ranges from theoretical issues to studies of particular artists, and brings together many different strands, each of which off...(Read More)
 
 
Writing Paris
Writing Paris (May 1999)
Urban Topographies of Desire in Contemporary Latin American Fiction
Marcy E. Schwartz - Author

Explores Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, uncovering the city's class, gender, political, and aesthetic resonances for Latin America.

Exploring Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, Marcy E. Schwartz examines fiction by Julio Cortazar, Manuel Scorza, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, and Luisa Futoransky as she uncovers the city's class, gend...(Read More)
 
 
Cultural Activisms
Cultural Activisms (January 1999)
Poetic Voices, Political Voices
Gertrude M. James Gonzalez - Editor
Anne J. M. Mamary - Editor

Offers a multiple-genred mosaic of multiple resistances to oppression through a variety of styles and mediums.

This text presents art and writing which is political rather than theorizing about how art and writing might be political. The wide array of voices and styles is one of the book's strengths as it not only offers a multi-faceted approach toward activism and positive change, but also speaks a range of emotions fr...(Read More)
 
 
Contexts
Contexts (January 1999)
An Unauthorized Autobiography
Irving Zupnick - Author

The autobiography of painter and Binghamton University professor Dr. Irving Zupnick, who served in Panama in World War II, then studied Art History at Columbia Teachers College in the 1950s.

A Global Academic Publishing Book

 
 
Democratic Artworks
Democratic Artworks (August 1998)
Politics and the Arts from Trilling to Dylan
Charles Hersch - Author

Focusing on the political movements of the 1950s and 1960s, this book argues that the arts can strengthen democracy by politically educating citizens.

Focusing on a period in which the meaning of democracy came to the forefront of public debate, the fifties and sixties, the author argues that the arts can strengthen democracy by politically educating citizens. Hersch addresses this issue by first looking at the ideas of...(Read More)
 
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