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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 101–142.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Paul Ricco Centered on The Andrew Project (2010–13) by artist Shaan Syed, this article is a theoretical meditation on the politics and ethics of the name, drawing, the portrait, anonymity, and the signature, as these bear on a shared sense of loss and its impossible commemoration. I invoke the...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 December 2015
... “strengthen the campus’ core mission to serve the public good.” “Thanks to Berkeley . . .” con- sists of thousands of black- and-white portraits of students, faculty, parents, alumni, and staff, many accompanied by brief handwritten comments by the subjects saying things like “I am going to change...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... A Tour of the Senses: How Your Brain Interprets the World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. Herlinghaus, Hermann. Narcoepics: A Global Aesthetics of Sobriety. New York: Continuum, 2012. Howgate, Sarah. Lucian Freud Portraits. New Haven: Yale...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... these portraits. For the image instantiates the refusal of the very terms of legitimacy and legibility this couple had been refused. The negation of black family formation that the impossibility of marriage presents is itself refused through the establishment of family and their insistence on...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 1890s, Eakins executed several portraits of members of this milieu. His sit- ters included Daniel Garrison Brinton, Sarah Sagehorn Frishmuth, Review Essays 185 and Stewart Culin. It is Eakins’s acquaintance with such fi gures that most...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 283–288.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., Gregory. Gilles Deleuze and the Fabulation of Philosophy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. Friedlander, Eli. Walter Benjamin: A Philosophical Portrait. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. Friedlander, Lee. Lee Friedlander: In the Picture (Self...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 165–170.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Braun's book, as she presents her reader with an astute analysis of the ways in which artistic and political choices inform each other in Sironi's work. Beginning with a chapter on melancholy and modern allegory, Braun develops a portrait of Sironi's art as fascist...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 171–176.
Published: 01 June 2001
... one of Lewis' great portraits of Pound, Eliot, or Joyce because the text has almost convinced us that they are peripheral to the philosophical engagement of Modernism as Lewis sees it. Further, Edwards does not enter into the fray of defin- ing Vorticism itself...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
... published vol- ume Climate Refugees. Put together by Argos, a French collective of writers and photographers, Climate Refugees is composed of a series of nine portraits of populations around the globe exposed to uneven levels of ecological vulnerability in the planetary climate- change crisis. In...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., is a portrait of an emergent postcapitalist utopia, made up of the scrappiest of New York City holdovers, trying to endure in the new interstices of global capitalism. And this is where the novel’s central conflict comes in. Despite ongoing catastrophe, neoliberal capitalism has chugged along in...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 June 2017
... provides a nuanced portrait that balances the ever-present power relations of class, race, and nationality with the copresences that transform practitioners’ “transnational caminos,” which are “the spiritual and physical roads that they travel through in life” ( es , 80). The “multiple pathways that are...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2014
... subject matter. In 1854 a Frenchman named André Adolphe Disdéri invented the carte de visite, an inexpensive photographic portrait glued onto a visiting card. By the mid- 1860s an astonishing number of them—between three and four hundred million— sold yearly in England alone.11...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Escaping the Frame In The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories, John Tagg argues that in the mid-nineteenth century the portrait provided a way of making visible the individual and as- cribing a classed social identity onto the subject: “To ‘have one’s...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 137–142.
Published: 01 December 2003
... older group of artists, such as Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and without question Glenn Ligon. Think back to Ligon's identical self-portraits of 1997, one "exaggerating [his] black fea- tures," the other his "white." Remember too, his large-scale silk- screen of the Million Man March executed...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2012
... role. This is a group portrait of Abel: Civil Rights Photography 47 an emergent group identity; to focus on an individual fi gure would have contradicted the call to collective action. Collective identity is articulated primarily through the legibil- ity of...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 475–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
... conferences fostered interpersonal and intercultural relations as delegates performed the ideals of Pan-Pacific international friendship through conference activities. Through the embodied nature of conference traditions like the annual conference portrait, I examine how conferences were critical to...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 343–372.
Published: 01 December 2020
... both their labor and its effects. Hunger , unlike many narrative labor films, shows the individualized struggle of workers inside the workplace rather than outside it. The film begins with a portrait of Raymond Lohan, a prison guard preparing to leave for work. His day commences with what we are...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 199–221.
Published: 01 June 2008
... illustrated religious stories and ideals, nonetheless promoted the reigning values of the Western ruling elite. Artists who had lost the patronage of the courts had become, in Nietzsche’s words, cunning flatterers of the moneyed bourgeoisie. How much flattery went into portraits...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2010
... tradition that has thought in the terms of the future and that has written or fought by thinking about what could come. Think, for example, and I know this is not a particularly pleasant reference, but gay history or queer history is not only comprised of pleasant things, of the portrait that Saul...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... advertise- ment announced (GN). These "portraits;' as they were referred to in the announcement, included images espousing, for example, the true likeness of the mad and fanatic Conselheiro . . . the capture of the commander of the rogue forces of the land of Cambaio...