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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 Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... race exhibition history art collecting contemporary art ...
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By Allyson Nadia Field
... The Birth of a Nation D.W. Griffith Hampton Epilogue The New Era exhibition history ...
Published: 01 January 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023197-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2319-7
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... This essay examines the history and impact of the long-running traveling exhibition 30 Americans, which has been seen in over a dozen different cities since it was conceived in 2008. Curated from the extensive holdings of contemporary art owned by the Rubell family, the show includes works...
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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 ...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059028-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5902-8
... histories should enter public spaces as sound installations and exhibitions more often. She discusses recent artistic interventions as well as her own exhibition of historical recordings in Hamburg (2019). Using an understanding of echo as a concept for thinking with sound in/as histories, the author argues...
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...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... segregation. This essay interprets the project through theories of focalization and asks the viewer to see through the artist in multiple ways. New Orleans Louisiana Mardi Gras race photography This essay examines the history and impact of the long-running traveling exhibition 30 Americans...
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 24 June 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059332-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5933-2
... Hall shows how making artworks, creating new archives, curating exhibitions, writing new art histories, and reimagining the museum are all part of the “critical work” required to unsettle and disturb the grain of official culture and established museum historiography. museum...
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...
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: 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...
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...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... of the arts for society. In her 2008 speech to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, she offers a feminist analysis of how gender is treated in opening exhibitions at museums. In her 2015 keynote address at the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting, she urges museum professionals...