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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 409–440.
Published: 01 September 1996
... . “Francis Bacon: Full Face and in Profile.” In Francis Bacon. Trans. John Weightman. New York: Rizzoli. Chen Danqing: Painting After Tiananmen Ackbar Abbas Chen Danqing’s New York studio is on Forty Second Street...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Govindnathan's paintings attempt to find beauty in the hideous, to look beyond judgment without undermining the victims' struggle for freedom and dignity. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 doxa at large Acid Violence against...
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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Kenneth P. Wenzel Copyright © 1990 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1990 -* Paintings ’by Kenneth P. Wenzel ht...
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 3 Former communist leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker embrace in a kiss on a section of the Berlin Wall. Painting by Dmitri Vrubel, East Side Gallery, Berlin. Photograph by Virág Molnár Figure 3. Former communist leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker embrace in a kiss on a More
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 January 2001
... political murals in the north of Ireland goes back to the begin- ning of the twentieth century when pro-British Loyalists began painting them as part of their annual Twelfth of July celebrations. The themes of these murals are often declarations of loyalty to the British...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 1999
... McCarthy On 8 March 1998 a public discussion inaugurated a Renaissance Society exhibi- tion of Shahzia Sikander’s work at the University of Chicago. Portions of that talk are abridged here, beside a selection of Sikander’s work engaging the Indo- Persian classical form of miniature painting...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
... visual art, the politics of documenting and representing violence, and the corrosive effects of gender violence on social mobility and bonds of intimacy. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The paintings by Pallavi Govindnathan appear in her book Corrode: An Artist's Response to Acid...
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Public Culture (1 September 1997) 9 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 September 1997
... indiscriminate or blanket use of the term. Hong Kong paintings and sculptures invite scepticism about the notion of hybridity. In such a particular, relatively defined cultural and historical context we can see how hybrid artworks function. The cultural narratives which artists employ are not wholly...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 451–456.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of brightly painted wheels, discarded scrap metal, and other disparate objects such as a carousel horse or flowerpot complete with geraniums. As in his other sculptures, the piece is set in motion by various systems of pulleys and motors...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
... sites, television screens, posters, and postcards, it is renowned for swirling brushstrokes that have become synonymous with creative passion and artistic intensity. John Berger (1972: 28) discusses the painting in his groundbreaking book and television series Ways of Seeing. He asks the reader...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 344–350.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Girls' of Sri Lankan Modernity: Moral Orders of Nationalism and Capitalism”( Identities , summer 1999). Jeffrey A. Zimmermann is an artist in Chicago. He has painted numerous murals, many of which address Latino influences and experiences in the city. mon•ey \ ’m e -ne \ n In the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Xerox transfer and acrylic paint on paper Figure 6 Autobiobus, 20 ϫ 42 in., 1999. Oil paint and matte medium on paper Figure 7 Trychcode, 76 ϫ 32 in., 1999. Gel medium and Xerox transfer on stretched muslin...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 575–576.
Published: 01 May 2000
... ubiquitous privately operated minibuses—are painted with bright bands of color and decorated with ornate patterns, motifs, and slogans. These include eyes, pineapples, flowers, and religious sayings like “Alhamdoulilahi.” A lexicon of specifi- cally American icons has also been developed. These...
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Public Culture (1 May 1995) 7 (2): 449–453.
Published: 01 May 1995
... while the girders and plates gleamed a brilliant blue. Salt air and wind gradually eroded the paint and stained everything with rust. Underneath the base, in the basement of the monument was once a sleek glass doorway. Only its white frame remains. More concrete steps lead down to a foyer...
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Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): 287–294.
Published: 01 May 2003
... informer during the blacklist days. One informer said that I “must be a Communist” because I “dressed like a Communist”: The subject “only wears rolled up blue jeans with paint spatters, a T-shirt, and an old jean jacket.” 288 Figure 2...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 285–288.
Published: 01 January 2000
... ham- mock. The wealth of his life lies in his devotion to Sheikh Amadu Bamba (1853–1927), the Sufi saint central to the Mouride Way. Samb paints wall murals as a devotional task. He has no formal training; his inspiration comes from dreams, his hand guided by the saint. Samb’s graffitist tag is...
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 419–423.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Tamara Hamlish Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Fong , Wen . 1962. “The Problem of Forgeries in Chinese Painting.” Artibus Asiae 25 : 95 -119. Loehr , Max . 1961. “The Question of Individualism in Chinese Art.” Journal of the History...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 15–22.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., such as paintings, drawings, sculptures, buildings, or monuments. Despite their aspiration to the illusion of permanence, they are only momentary aggregations of material, such as paint, bricks, glass, acrylic, cloth, steel, or canvas. These underlying materials are ever volatile, which is why...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 487–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... photograph was more modest than Courbet’s uncovered “origi- nal” — ­which has been on public display at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris since 1995. Figure 7  Gustave While Courbet’s painting ostensibly intends to show all, Ostojic´’s “EU Pan- Courbet, L’origine du...