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On the Anarchy of Poetry and Philosophy
This book takes seriously the transformation of art into philosophy, focusing upon the systematic interest that so many European philosophers take in modernism. Among the philosophers Gerald Bruns discusses are Theodor W. Adorno, Maurice Blanchot, Arthur Danto, Stanley Cavell, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Mi...
Made in Occupied Japan
Japanese industrial design appeared between 1945 and 1955. Its genesis is linked to that of the modern/Westernized consumer goods, an industrial sector which blossomed in the late 1940s. Its founding process stems from the occupation of the archipelago by the Allied Forces. Based on contemporary sou...
Death and Literature in L’énigme du retour by Dany Laferrière and The Art of Death by Edwidge Danticat
The Art of the Slender Line
Abstract: This article examines aspects of Dr. Françoise Henry’s work on early Irish Christian art, particularly abstractive qualities found in illuminated manuscripts of the 5th to 7th centuries, which she claimed were a key in revealing knowledge of contemporary medieval Ireland, that the fusion o...
Nationalisation or exclusion : the construction and critical reception of the modern art notion in France in the inter-war period : a case of identity
In the inter-war period, the impact of the critical reception of modern art in France, imbued with identity considerations, should not be underestimated. This thesis offers to study the way how modern art publications, written during this period, convey many presuppositions about the identity-defini...
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A research on metamorphosis of symbols in Tahere Saffarzade’s poems
AbstractSymbolization or symbolic language is an ancient and effective way to communicate among people. Understanding this symbolic language has shown new aspects of symbols in different literary works. In Europe it has formed a new doctrine of symbolism. Symbolism in Persian literature has not been...
Paint 3D digital environment applications as a source for fashion design inspired by the Egyptian heritage
Technological advances and modern technologies in the digital environment were not limited to replacing information and research but rather planning it and became one of the most important means of design, and given their speeds and modern technologies, they used in many design programs in general,...
Buddhism, Copying, and the Art of the Imagination in Thailand
This article theorizes new urban religio-scapes in metropolitan Bangkok, a city space of contradictory modernities. Here, I look at two contrasting Buddhist monastic spaces of sanctity from periods of fieldwork between 1998 and 2002. Firstly, as found in the modern semblance of order and discipline...
Necessary Images: Mass Media and the Kingdom of Perishable
My primary thesis in this essay is that contemporary multimedia image represents the culmination of the modernist idea of “image” and its aesthetics. The “image” in this context is composed of three features essential to the formation of the early modern aesthetics: 1) mimetic character of the image...
Philosophy of Music in the Image of the World: From Antiquity to the Modern Time
The article presents philosophical views on music in the context of the transformations of the worldview from Antiquity to the Modern Time. In this research author also mentions the contemporary issues, and uses her own philosophical concept of the music, which can be described as following: the val...
Contemporary Vision of the Traditional Building Systems Of the Rural Mediterranean Residence
The importance of the research is showing the technical and economic value of Traditional building systems of the Arab rural Mediterranean Residence as an architecture that places the economic factor as a basic axis for construction, where the materials produced the techniques, and the burden of ada...
The creation of beauty by its destruction: the idoloclastic aesthetic in modern and contemporary Jewish art
Contemporary commentators are well aware that the Jewish tradition is not an aniconic one. Far from suppressing art, the Second Commandment produces it. And not just abstract art; it also uses halakhically mandated idoloclastic techniques to produce figurative images that at once cancel and restore...
The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD
In, The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, an illustrated catalogue of 150 gravestones with modern Arabic transcription and English translation is provided with discussion of gravestone chronology, types, manufacture, decoration, iconography, inscription content, archaeological context, histo...
The centre Pompidou Paris : the realization of a great art and culture project : the new uses of the democratization of art
This thesis has three sections, in which we present the ambition of a great cultural and artistic center to bring modern and contemporary art not only to an elite, but to all audiences. In the first section, we examine the political, historical and architectural elements which show that the Pompidou...
Franquismo y Vanguardia: III Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte = Francoism and avant-garde: the 3rd Hispanoamerican Biennial of Art
Durante los meses de octubre, noviembre y diciembre de 1955 Barcelona acogió la “III Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte”. Una exposición que no sólo permitió ver la obra más reciente de los artistas españoles e iberoamericanos o una muestra de precursores del arte moderno sino también el arte más nuevo...
Art House - Exhibiting the country in elite circles
The article investigates the phenomenon of growing popularity of art-house cinema in the twentieth century. The possibilities and success of art-house cinema as an instrument of research of socio-cultural problems of the past, present and future are considered. The formation of contemporary art hous...
At the Dawn of the 21st Century: A View-Thought The Red Window (The Critical Time of the World Civilization) An Installation Art Project
This study is to investigate the possibilities of developing a cross-culturally common conceptual visual language. In particular, this study evaluates whether it is possible to develop Collaborative New Art that will depict simultaneously both the Contemporary Art and the Modern Technological Civili...
Graphic Design in postmodern China
Comparing to the Chinese contemporary art which constantly prance at the head of the art market, the graphic design is an artistic object, industrial and popular, and modest in its cultural ambitions. However, its stakes present a scientific interest important because all of the specific design prod...
Space, Time and Presence in urban No-Man’s-Land. Toward a Performative drama?
By analyzing eight plays taking place in urban no-man’s-lands, which we have grouped under the heading of what Jean-Pierre Sarrazac calls “no-man’s-land dramaturgy,” we attempt to show how modern and contemporary drama continues to reinvent itself through the adoption of other dramaturgic models. Ou...
Discord and Consensus in the Low Countries, 1700-2000
All countries, regions and institutions are ultimately built on a degree of consensus, on a collective commitment to a concept, belief or value system. This consensus is continuously rephrased and reinvented through a narrative of cohesion and challenged by expressions of discontent and discord. The...
Representations of Sleepers and Theories of Sleep from the Late Medieval to the Early Modern Period
Scores of historical and philosophical studies have been devoted to dreams. However, the notion of deep sleep (as opposed to dreams) seems to have been thoroughly neglected. The present study attempts to fill this gap by analyzing representations of sleepers and theories of sleep in the Renaissance....
Living Water: Irish Artists and Ecology
It is thirty years since the seminal art exhibition, Clean Irish Sea, was displayed at Dublin City Gallery in 1988. This was arguably the first major Irish art show to specifically address ecological issues. This paper focuses on key works by two participating artists, Barrie Cooke (1931-2014) and G...
Modern and Contemporary Korean Art: Continuity and Transformation
Modern and Contemporary Korean Art: Continuity and Transformation Friday, December 6, 2019, 9:00am to 4:15pm Porte Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, MA 02138 Harvard-Dartmouth Korean Art History Workshop 2019 Organized by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Kore...
Dak’Art Off. Between Local Art Forms and Global Art Canon Discourses.
Critical considerations of the impact of biennials on artistic practices worldwide emphasize that they create new hegemonies: biennials produce another canon of contemporary art at a global scale. The main characteristic is art’s insertion into society, with the primacy of installation and participa...
Analytical study of accelerated light ageing and cleaning effects on acrylic and PVAc dispersion paints used in Modern and Contemporary Art