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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 442.
Published: 01 August 2018
...John Boardman Martin Rebecca , The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2017 ), 282 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2004
...- trait of himself on a gallery wall) feeling “anxious and bizarre.” It is a vivid esti- mate of what results from decontextualization. —Lawrence Jones Allan Antliff, Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), 289 pp...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 45–104.
Published: 01 January 2008
... long dominant and ideologically loaded narrative of art history as a “development” toward modernity has determined not only how viewers today respond to works of art but what art they get to see. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger Jaroslav Folda, Crusader Art in the Holy Land, from the Third Crusade to the Fall of Acre, 1187–1291 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 785 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 161–163.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Wayne Andersen F. W. Kent, Lorenzo de' Medici and the Art of Magnificence (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004), 230 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 346.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Oren Harman Meisel Martin , Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science . ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 608 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Kevin M. F. Platt Gardner Anthony , Politically Unbecoming: Postsocialist Art against Democracy . ( Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2015 ), 337 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Bal, Louise Bourgeois’s Spider: The Architecture of Art-Writing (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), 134 pp., 25 illustrations 553 Bourgeois’s monumental Spider stands so far outside the standard notion of sculp- ture that to call it...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 178–187.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Marcel Detienne Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Ashraf Noor MURDEROUS IDENTITY Anthropology, History, and the Art of Constructing Comparables Marcel Detienne Translated by Ashraf Noor...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the literary and the contextual. —Elizabeth Freund Herbert L. Kessler, Spiritual Seeing: Picturing God’s Invisibility in Medieval Art (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000), 265 pp. To recognize that medieval art is complex is one thing, to demonstrate it ade- quately...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 434–462.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Richard Shiff Duke University Press 2003 CRITICISM AT ODDS WITH ITS ART Prophecy, Projection, Doubt, Paranoia Richard Shiff It has always been one of the most essential functions of art to engender a demand for...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 312.
Published: 01 April 2006
...John Boardman John R. Clarke, Art in the Lives of Ordinary Romans (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003), 383 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Hauke Brunkhorst, Solidarity...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 354–378.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Barry Allen Duke University Press 2006 C O L U M N S PROMETHEUS AND THE MUSES On Art and Technology Barry Allen Ship design differs from the creation of poetry only in its numerate content.  — J. E. Gordon, Structures...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., nor do we take them seriously anymore. As the ini- 544 tiator of the genre, Walter Benjamin, might have said (admittedly in a rare lucid Proustian moment), the thing is always by definition a thing of the past. —Miguel Tamen Oliver Grau, Virtual Art: From...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christy Anderson In 1941 Fritz Saxl and Rudolf Wittkower of the Warburg Institute organized an exhibition on English Art and the Mediterranean . The photographic exhibition showed the long history of artistic and cultural ties between English art and the classical tradition, employing Aby Warburg's...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 485–487.
Published: 01 August 2008
...J. G. A. Pocock Anthony Grafton, What Was History? The Art of History in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 330 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 499.
Published: 01 August 2008
...William M. Chace Mark Antliff, Avant-Garde Fascism: The Mobilization of Myth, Art, and Culture in France, 1909-1939 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 352 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 January 2011
...William M. Chace Declan Kiberd, Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Life in Joyce's Masterpiece (New York: W. W. Norton, 2009), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Linda Safran Art historians have long viewed southern Italy, especially the Salento region in Apulia, as a Byzantine artistic province even centuries after Byzantine rule ended there in c. 1070. The Orthodox monastery of Santa Maria di Cerrate, near Lecce, is widely considered to possess some of...