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Kim, Sun - - 2010
Numerous scholarly works have been produced on "memory projects" as the culture and politics of nation-states in the modern world. Yet remaking of the past is not the monopoly of modernity. This paper investigates the problem of engineering memory in Choson Korea (1392-1910) through the case of Kim Kyongso, a ...
Lane, Yvette - - 2010
Recent research on twentieth-century German history has begun to re-examine the centrality of race as a category of analysis. While not discounting its importance in the shaping and enacting of Nazi policies and practices, race is seen instead as one among many factors leading to the crimes of the Nazi ...
Shaya, Gregory - - 2010
This essay centers on the debate that surrounded the anarchist-terrorists of France in the 1890s. As a wave of bombings washed over Paris, commentators argued over the source of terrorism. With an eye toward a handful of notorious French anarchists--Ravachol, Auguste Vaillant, Emile Henry--they asked: How do you make an ...
Nicoletta, Julie - - 2010
Set against the backdrop of the cold war, the New York World's Fair of 1964-1965 emphasized capitalism and commercialization while it downplayed art as an element that should be elevated above other exhibits. This emphasis placed art in settings that seemed populist, even vulgar to some critics, in order to ...
Serviddio, Fabiana - - 2010
The place where art is exhibited affects the perception of an artwork as it implicitly speaks about who selects and supports the display. The introduction of Latin American art in the United States is bound to the political aims pursued by the organizations that carried on this project: the Office ...
Reynolds, Glenn - - 2010
This paper explores the films and filmmaking process of the Africa Motion Picture Project (AMPP) in Central Africa, 1937-39. Involving a missionary film experiment designed to portray Africa 'as it really is' to American churchgoers for fund-raising and recruitment purposes, recently discovered diaries and scrapbooks of the film crew offer ...
Schrank, Sarah - - 2010
The relationship of art to place is pronounced in Los Angeles, a world center for the production and projection of visual culture. The historical pursuit of a unifying civic identity grounded in both the arts and assumptions of white Anglo homogeneity led to a fraught public art history as excluded ...
Foulkes, Julia - - 2010
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in Manhattan and the revitalization of the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn offer insights into the intersection of arts and urbanization after World War II. This intra-city comparison shows the aggrandizing pull of the international arena in the shaping of Lincoln Center and ...
Isenberg, Alison - - 2010
In the early 1960s, historic Ghirardelli Square was crafted from old factory buildings by leading modernist architects, landscape architects, and innumerable allied artists, and to great acclaim emerged from the transformative crosscurrents of the Bay Area in that decade. In 1968 a public controversy over anew sculpture in Ghirardelli stirred ...
Looker, Benjamin - - 2010
This essay sketches the rise of a Popular Front-inflected vision of the U.S. city neighborhood's meaning and worth, a communitarian ideal that reached its zenith during World War II before receding in the face of cold-war anxieties, postwar suburbanization, and trepidation over creeping blight. During the war years, numerous progressives ...
Tebeau, Mark - - 2010
Perhaps the world's first peace garden, the Cleveland Cultural Gardens embody the history of twentieth-century America and reveal the complex interrelations between art and place. This essay uses the Cleveland Cultural Gardens as a lens through which to explore how art and place have intersected over time. It explores how ...
Foulkes, Julia - - 2010
This volume on "The Arts in Place" looks at what social history can contribute to our understanding of the arts and what social historians can learn from such inquiry. Specialists of specific genres of art dominate scholarship on the arts--art historians examine visual art; musicologists analyze music--while social historians most ...
Hixson, Ronald - - 2010
Johnson, Laura - - 2010
Javors, Irene - - 2010
Croan, Clifton - - 2010
McAdams, James - - 2010
Eliot, Eve - - 2010
Burston, David - - 2010
Reidenberg, Daniel - - 2010
Miller, Tania - - 2010
Johnson, Laura - - 2010
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