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4. Art and power

4. Art and power  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0004
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‘Art and power’ considers how works of art and architecture were used to negotiate power relationships between human beings in the complex, hierarchical society of ancient Egypt, and ... More
Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction  

Christina Riggs

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.001.0001
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9780199682782
What did Egyptian art and architecture mean to the people who first made and used it—and why has it had such an enduring appeal? Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short ... More
2. Egypt on display

2. Egypt on display  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0002
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9780199682782
Museums have played an important role in shaping how we think about ancient Egyptian culture. When the Napoleonic wars ended and European governments established links with Muhammad Ali, ... More
1. Four little words

1. Four little words  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
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10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0001
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‘Four little words’ analyses the meanings of ‘Ancient’, ‘Egyptian’, ‘art’, and ‘architecture’ in order to understand how Egyptian art and architecture are studied and discussed, why and how ... More
3. Presenting art history

3. Presenting art history  

Dana Arnold

in Art History: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2004
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Sep 2013
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9780191775444
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801814.003.0003
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9780192801814
Do we expect both history as well as art when we visit a gallery or a museum? ‘Presenting art history’ looks at the ways in which we are presented with art — usually via a linear ... More
6. Out of Egypt

6. Out of Egypt  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0006
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9780199682782
‘Out of Egypt’ considers how other cultures have engaged with ancient Egyptian art and architecture from the incorporation of Egypt in the Roman empire to the colonial era of Napoleon and ... More
Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

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Feb 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775857
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.001.0001
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9780192803641
Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction examines many key aspects of this subject, including the issue of controversy in modern art, from Manet's Dejeuner sur L'Herbe (1863) to ... More
1. Tracking the avant-garde

1. Tracking the avant-garde  

David Cottington

in Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775857
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0002
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9780192803641
‘Tracking the avant-garde’ traces the origins of the avant-garde, which describes a desire to experiment and to lift the status of art. The early years of the avant-garde established the ... More
2. Modern media, modern messages

2. Modern media, modern messages  

David Cottington

in Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775857
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0003
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9780192803641
A century ago, art could be defined by its media (oil, clay, bronze, marble). Today, anything goes (blood, naked people, chocolate, rubbish). ‘Modern media, modern messages’ looks at how ... More

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