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Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... History was front and center at the quadricentennial commemorations in 1954. This chapter explores the different constructions of São Paulo’s history that emerged during the IV Centenário, including the elaborate Historical Exposition in the newly inaugurated Ibirapuera Park, popular radio...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 25 November 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8416-8
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By Allyson Nadia Field
... The Birth of a Nation D.W. Griffith Hampton Epilogue The New Era exhibition history ...
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By Jane Lazarre
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... slavery exhibit American holocaust American history ...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... a fuller picture of how Griffith’s film was received and responded to by contemporary Black audiences and communities. The Birth of a Nation D.W. Griffith Hampton Epilogue The New Era exhibition history ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374145-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7414-5
... In chapter 1 the author records the impact of a traveling exhibit on American slavery at a museum in Richmond, Virginia. The visit is part of a grant enabling faculty at the college where she teaches to expand and create curriculum about race and race history in the United States. Photographs...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
... This chapter tells the story of the planning and construction of a new visitor center and museum for the memorial. The opening of a new visitor center complex in 2010 included a new museum that more than doubled exhibit space telling the story of the Pearl Harbor attack. This chapter follows...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... This chapter deals with the fate of museum anthropology in America following Franz Boas’s move from the American Museum of Natural History to Columbia University in 1905. As a case study of the American Museum of Natural History under Boas’s successor and former student, Clark Wissler...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
...Happenings Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Rout e debuted in 2010 and toured nationally for two years before coming to reside at the National Museum of Australia. This exhibition is not really about history; rather, it is about the archive. The deceptively simple version of this story...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
.... CityCenter exemplifies the shift away from local geography and history toward a global city characterized by the same neoliberal discourse of freedom, security, individualism, and choice. The city’s new Downtown Project makes online communities and connectivity the models for urban neighborhoods and how...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... In this essay Solomon-Godeau explores what is coded by absence in The Family of Man , one of the most famous projects in post–World War II photography. Solomon-Godeau examines the recent permanent restaging of the exhibition in Luxembourg and its prior history. For Solomon-Godeau, and drawing...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Rout e debuted in 2010 and toured nationally for two years before coming to reside at the National Museum of Australia. This exhibition is not really about history; rather, it is about the archive. The deceptively simple version of this story is that it tells...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
.... Creating the look and feel of an entertainment-oriented theme park, these developments tell a story of the increasing commercialization and trivialization of war history. The chapter recounts a controversy over an exhibit at the Pacific Aviation Museum concerning the representation of Japanese American...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... exhibition of Western Desert art to tour the greater People’s Republic of China, to sellout numbers and high critical acclaim. The internationalism of the Warburton Arts Project and its radical curatorial initiatives are presented here as they model themselves as a means to serve a greater Ngaanyatjarra...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373315-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7331-5
... This chapter explores how New York replaced Paris as the world capital of contemporary art after World War II, arguing that the fifties witnessed the emancipation of American art from a stifling European tutelage. It also addresses the writing of a national American art history. By 1959, when...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... concept of the optical unconscious. Attending to the work of socialist photographers shows how the camera could be enlisted for the purposes of promoting revolution. By examining oral histories and archival documents, Phu provides a critical description of revolutionary looking, and consider how...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... This chapter looks at the two films made by northern entrepreneurs at Tuskegee Institute, A Trip to Tuskegee (1909) and A Day at Tuskegee (1913). The first film was produced by the George W. Broome Exhibition Company of Boston, owned by a filmmaking entrepreneur who made actualities...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... of anthropological assemblages. The nature and operations of such assemblages are illustrated by means of four case studies: Baldwin Spencer’s exhibition in 1901 of the evolution of the Aboriginal throwing stick to the boomerang at the National Museum of Victoria, the life group that Franz Boas arranged for the Hall...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Installation art by African American artists Renée Green and Fred Wilson, addressing the institutional authority by which museums stage representations of the past, is examined in this chapter, which accompanied a 1992 exhibition of the archival turn in contemporary art. Engaging closely...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... This chapter focuses on the industrial film production of Hampton Institute, which made three films between 1913 and 1915. Two of the films were fictionalized narratives of a student’s progress through the institute; the other was a nonfiction exhibition of the work done at the school...