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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 235–254.
Published: 01 May 2005
... (2005) as well as numerous published essays. She is also an associate editor of and contributor to The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2004). Du Bois and Art Theory: The Souls of Black Folk as a “Total Work of...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 September 1997
...David Clarke Copyright © 1997 by © 1997 by the University of Chicago 1997 Varieties of Cultural Hybridity: Hong Kong Art in the Late Colonial Era David Clarke Cultural hybridity...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 215–245.
Published: 01 January 2020
... memories of contemporary digital cultures from receding into oblivion? This essay answers this question by looking at one of the institutions in which the problems associated with digital fragility are most especially felt, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and by exploring the ontological displacements...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 385–414.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Virág Molnár The essay examines street art as a lens on the workings of the contemporary public sphere to capture changing uses of urban public spaces and shifting conceptions of social order in the city. It explores the explosion in the popularity of street art at a time when urban public space is...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 317–327.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Janelle S. Taylor; Greg Anderson Copyright © 1993 by The University of Chicago 1993 Non-Sense in Context: Xu Bing’s Art and Its Publics Interview and Translation by Janelle S. Taylor...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... socialism: Power, pretense, and the anekdot. Public Culture 9 : 161 -88. Copyrighting Che: Art and Authorship under Cuban Late Socialism Ariana Hernández-Reguant isitors to Havana are...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Sudhir Venkatesh This essay looks at the transformation of advertising over the past two decades. Three myths define the worldview of advertising practitioners and sustain their daily practices: advertising as art(istic), advertising as war, and advertising as revolution. They are all a response to...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 393–418.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Rachel Sherman This ethnographic essay analyzes This Progress , an interactive artwork by Tino Sehgal, shown at the Guggenheim in New York City. This “constructed situation” violates conventional expectations of interaction and art, with the aim of fostering meaningful conversations among strangers...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... emergent configuration of visual signs, sacrality, and humanity is put to political work in postsocialist Russia. Similarly, the well-known late art historian Savva Iamshchikov (2005) , who was called to testify as an expert in court, noted that the Caution, Religion! exhibit had “nothing to do with...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Rainer Ganahl PC 13.1-03 Ganahl 2/5/01 10:01 AM Page 23 Free Markets: Language, Commodification, and Art Rainer Ganahl...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 707–720.
Published: 01 September 2000
...T. K. Biaya PC 12.3-06 Biaya 11/16/00 3:55 PM Page 707 “Crushing the Pistachio”: Eroticism in Senegal and the Art of Ousmane Ndiaye Dago...
Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 5 A drawing from the cover of the book Forbidden Art by Victoria Lomasko and Anton Nikolaev (St. Petersburg: Bumkniga, 2011), which contains courtroom sketches from the Forbidden Art trial by Lomasko. Figure 5. A drawing from the cover of the book Forbidden Art by Victoria Lomasko and More
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 579–586.
Published: 01 September 2003
... public discourse through the arts. The conference presented a set of polemics on the subject—a worthy set, to be sure, but one that illustrates the reason we need fresh inspiration and insights. Discussions of culture in the United States are...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 465–472.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Chris Healy Copyright © 1995 by the University of Chicago 1995 Thanks to Simon During, Annamarie Jagose and Kerstin Thompson for their comments on this review essay. AIDS and the Arts of Conversation Chris...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501–528.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Bruce Grant “Art belongs to the people,” Vladimir Lenin famously pronounced at the outset of the Soviet period. For generations, Soviet leaders and their constituents alike had a deft sense of art in the service of state power, including the placement of spectacular architectural monuments among...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... incarcerated. Many states allow children of any age to be tried as adults for certain crimes. Fishing is a reminder of the harsh reality that many people come of age in prisons. Fishing does not have any words; instead, Michael's art direction treats fishing as an imaginative form of choreography, born...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Douala, Cameroon, or, closer to “home,” Saint-Denis and Mantes-la-Jolie. Individual artists and collectives, activist art spaces and teaching hubs, some wholly ephemeral and few of which make it to the limelight of the city center, are located there...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 497–530.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Nancy Florida This essay explores visual art, literary production, memory, and politics in Indonesia at the cusp of the twenty-first century. It focuses on the paintings of the contemporary Indonesian artist Djokopekik and the translation of those paintings into literature by the novelist...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 509–534.
Published: 01 September 2012
... descendent of Rome and heir to its imperial destiny. The gardens were made an immersive environment of classically inspired art, architecture, and engineering in which visitors could experience France’s Roman heritage and courtiers could act out the classical legacy in plays and ballets. The pleasure and...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 601–622.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the attempts by graphic practitioners of various kinds (from pamphlet illustrators to fine art photographers) to imagine “the market” in visual form. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 We wish to extend our sincere thanks to the following individuals and bodies for permission...