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7. Digitizing and disseminating

7. Digitizing and disseminating  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776014
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0007
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‘Digitizing and disseminating’ considers the impact of new communications technologies on art. Some argue that the new ‘global village’ with its broad participation will restore the ... More
3. Cultural crossings

3. Cultural crossings  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776014
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0003
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‘Cultural crossings’ asks: Can art break down barriers among cultures? John Dewey's belief that ‘the esthetic quality is the same for Greeks, Chinese, and Americans’ suggests that he is ... More
4. Money, markets, museums

4. Money, markets, museums  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776014
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0004
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‘Money, markets, museums’ explores relations among artistic, educational, civic, commercial, and spiritual values and the impact of corporations, groups, nations, and wealthy individuals ... More
5. Gender, genius, and Guerrilla Girls

5. Gender, genius, and Guerrilla Girls  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776014
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0005
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‘Gender, genius, and Guerrilla Girls’ addresses the relevance of gender and sexuality to art, asking: Is gender relevant to art — to work an artist makes, or to meaning? What about sexual ... More
Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction  

Cynthia Freeland

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776014
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.001.0001
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9780192804631
In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction discusses beauty, blood, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, ... More
4. Presenting art history

4. Presenting art history  

Dana Arnold

in Art History: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780191869631
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10.1093/actrade/9780198831808.003.0004
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‘Presenting art history’ considers the different ways of presenting art history, and especially the importance of the gallery or museum. It maps out the development of collections from the ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0001
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The Introduction looks at the background to the term ‘avant-garde’ and how it became connected with modernism. Originally a French military term, how did it to come to mean what it means ... 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
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0002
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‘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
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9780191775857
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0003
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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
3. From Picasso to pop idols: the eminence of the artist

3. From Picasso to pop idols: the eminence of the artist  

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
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0004
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In the art world the concept of ‘genius’ seems to have been superseded by that of ‘celebrity’. ‘From Picasso to pop idols: the eminence of the artist’ examines the relationship between the ... More
5. Past the post: whatever next?

5. Past the post: whatever next?  

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
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0006
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Postmodernism has turned the art world upside down. It appears to have been a cultural upheaval on a scale not seen since the emergence of the avant-garde. ‘Past the post: whatever next?’ ... More
Introduction: modern art – monument or mockery?

Introduction: modern art – monument or mockery?  

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
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803641.003.0001
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9780192803641
How is modern art viewed today, by the public and by the art establishment? There seems to be a mismatch in many cases between the public's reaction of ridicule and the art establishment's ... 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
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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
3. Consumerism and co-option

3. Consumerism and co-option  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0004
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9780199582730
What is the relationship between the artistic avant-garde and the commodity culture of the immediate pre-First World War period? What was the cultural and social position of the newly ... More
The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction  

David Cottington

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.001.0001
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9780199582730
The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction explores the concept of the ‘avant-garde’ and examines its wider context through the development of western modernity, capitalist ... More
4. The avant-garde and revolution

4. The avant-garde and revolution  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0005
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9780199582730
Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People of 1830 is arguably the most enduring image of revolutionary insurrection in the history of art. Artworks such as this mean that the ... More
Henry James: A Very Short Introduction

Henry James: A Very Short Introduction  

Susan L. Mizruchi

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2021
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Jun 2021
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9780190944414
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10.1093/actrade/9780190944384.001.0001
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9780190944384
Henry James: A Very Short Introduction places Henry James’s notoriously difficult writings in their historical and biographical context. Henry James had a major impact on the ... More

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