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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (106): 137–161.
Published: 01 January 2010
... In an article promoting “portrait photography as a cultural endeavor,” photoreporter Willi Freytag used two of Dircksen’s photos to illustrate the purported honesty of documen- tary portraiture. “As in the blood of the people,” Freytag explained, “facial features that remain intact from generation...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 199–211.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in American Portraiture at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, and the long-­standing Leather Archives & Museum in Chicago. Thus, the class Exhibiting Sexualities responds to a critical but highly ambivalent time in the development of certain sexual display policies in museums as well as a period...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 188–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
... portraiture. In con- trast, in figure 6 Whittle transgresses the expectations for photographic portraits of married couples by choosing a queer icon as the image for himself. Whittle is shown to be in control, not only of his own body but also of the image that he becomes in the photograph...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 187–197.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Portraiture.3 These activists claimed that certain content of the exhibition, particularly queer AIDS activist and artist David Woj­ narowicz’s piece, “The Fire in My Belly,” did not belong in a federally funded insti- tution. The fear of similar protests over an object with the term “debauchery” in its...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (99): 51–79.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., committed community not only persisted in the face of continued harass- ment but managed to wield an influence that far surpassed its numbers. Again and again throughout his A Portraiture of Quakerism, Clarkson returned to the Society’s far-reaching influence — an effect, he argued, vastly...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (66): 5–38.
Published: 01 October 1996
... of conventional portraiture. The even, modulatory gaze of the posed shot tyrannized every cut, unchanging even in the most dramatic circumstances. When Charles Sumner lost the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on 9 March 1871, he was observed ”pulling his hair over his forehead...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 181–186.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., arguing that such images are crucial sites of intervention in the visualization and historicization of working-class communities, especially migrants from the postcolony. For Connell, Chambers, and others, Burke’s signal contribution was his willingness to move beyond the more contrived portraiture...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (142): 152–168.
Published: 01 January 2022
... several female students who were engaged with self-portraiture. Their work tended to have a critical dimension that dealt with a range of themes like body positivity, fashion, unhealthy beauty standards, eating disorders, racism, and sex positivity, among other topics. The other students, many of whom...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 82–107.
Published: 01 October 2020
... dictatorship and, at the same time, challenge present-day liberal narratives that relegate state violence to a distant illiberal past. Copyright © 2020 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2020 disappearance surveillance dictatorship travesti portraiture Mothers of the Plaza de...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (52): 105–113.
Published: 01 January 1992
... project of George Catlin (who painted hundreds of portraits and views of Indian life that were widely exhibited in the nineteenth century) was explained as the expression of a "visual conceit underlying all such serial portraiture," where the viewer stands "in the presence of exotic...
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Radical History Review (1988) 1988 (41): 145–154.
Published: 01 May 1988
... greatest work, The Death of Murut, did bring together, in a unique and revolutionary political and aesthetic synthesis, a new style of bourgeois individualist portraiture, manierist eroticism, an epochal sense of space and depth, and David's great and calculating talent But Rkattu's diver...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (66): 163–171.
Published: 01 October 1996
... uses was “posthumous portraiture,” dead loved ones memorialized by the professional photographer for the consolation of the living5 And Nan Goldin, in the same essay from which we quoted above, says that she began taking photographs after her older sister’s suicide. She feared she had lost...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 211–223.
Published: 01 January 2021
... nonconforming aging activism photographic portraiture Representations of older transgender people are nearly absent from our culture, and those that do exist are often one-dimensional. For over five years, photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre traveled throughout the United States...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 181–193.
Published: 01 October 2016
... the legacy of the antiapartheid movement and liberation in the postapartheid era. By adopting visual cues from other genres like documentary and ethno- graphic photography and portraiture, the images in Muholi’s series take what Patri- cia Yaeger calls “neobaroque” form. This genre “plays...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (87): 226–236.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Portraiture,” in Enwezor, The Short Century, 176. 13. Mahmood Mamdani, Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996), 18. 14. Manthia Diawara...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 90–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
... as the site of neoliberal extraction. Indeed, the history of occupation and settlement in the southern territories shows the extent of this problematic contradiction. During colonization, Mapuche peoples were often pictorially represented in colonial portraiture as militant warriors who...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (142): 93–109.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and Meyen, “Steering of the Press,” 450–51 . 30. Wedel, “Traces of Dissent,” 4 . 31. The man’s poses have a long tradition in nude portraiture and studies, including in nude photography. See, for example, Ellenzweig, Homoerotic Photograph ; and Borhan, Man to Man . 32. For more...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (144): 106–130.
Published: 01 October 2022
... a background of prostrate, racialized bodies depicted as welcoming the purportedly salvific arrival of Portuguese colonization, it is she who observes us—and in doing so, she upends every convention of institutional and gendered portraiture. Her self-determined subjecthood ruptures the assumed transparency...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (43): 45–71.
Published: 01 January 1989
... (1988), 578. I am grateful to Barbara Duden for her help in exploring this. 62 See Patricia Simons, "Women in Frames: The Eye, the Gaze, the Rofile in Renaissance Portraiture, "History WorkshopJoumal25(1988),4-30; and on nakedness and concepts of the body, Barbara Duden, Geschichte unter...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 137–165.
Published: 01 May 1995
... in midtown Manhattan, wrote tenderly about the young, brave, red-blooded American boys conscripted from farming pastures, dust bowls, urban landscapes, and college greens. Hersey’s portraiture was made to assuage American consumers eager to affix national, familiar, and sentimental qualities...