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Public Culture (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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Published: 01 September 2020
Figure 7 The trope of temporal stasis in Kashmiri visual production. Painting by Maria Shahmiri. Figure 7. The trope of temporal stasis in Kashmiri visual production. Painting by Maria Shahmiri. More
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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 (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... 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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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 More
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in 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 (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
... : 72 –87. Heidegger, Martin. 1962 . Being and time . New York: Harper and Row. Hulsker, Jan. 1996 . The new complete Van Gogh: Paintings, drawings, sketches . 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Irving, Andrew. 2005 . Life made strange: An essay on the reinhabitation of bodies and landscapes...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 September 1997
... in the 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 (1998) 10 (2): 451–456.
Published: 01 May 1998
...) are large enough to climb through, swallowing the viewer in a labyrinth 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...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of 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 (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 7.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Raquel van Haver Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Raquel van Haver refers to her work as loud and spiritual paintingspaintings that you can refer to as dreamscapes of collages, that can be seen as small windows to scenes of everyday life. Paintings that sympathetically portray...
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Public Culture (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 (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...
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Public Culture (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 museums...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 419–423.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of standardized, legitimate characters is subject to evaluation on the basis of propositional, as well as aesthetic and technical, elements. In other words, objects than can be read will be read. As Max Loehr, a noted historian of Chinese painting and calligraphy, remarked, “When calligraphy is viewed...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 213–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... little-known artists and writers had made some observations that we retrospectively decided to be important. Instead, it’s there at the very heart of what colleges and universities in the United States like to call “Western Civilization.” And that is no coincidence. There is no modern Western painting...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the Sight ), where he discusses the representable and unrepresentable character of historical traumas. That little piece made me think there was something there, and it became a project unto itself…. And my interest in the subject of angels in colonial South American painting happened because Héctor...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 May 1994
... painting and deemed to be "ideologically incorrect," to the actual commu- nal apartments of Leningrad-St . Petersburg . There, we will eavesdrop on Soviet and post-Soviet domestic rituals, private collections in the corners of the commu- nal...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... days after the exhibit opened, a group of armed men stormed the Sakharov Center, threw buckets of black paint over the artworks, and spray painted words on them: “Damn you,” “Blasphemy,” “You hate Orthodoxy,” “Scum,” and “You are demons” (see figs. 3 and 4 ). 5 As many expected, a lawsuit...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 January 2000
... in Chinese Painting (1996) and “The Hong Kong Clock—Public Time-Telling and Political Time/Space” ( Public Culture , spring 1997). A Chinese Dream by Wang Jin Wu Hung B orn in 1962 and first trained in traditional Chinese painting...