Sighting Citing Siting

Author: Kathleen Irwin
Publisher: University of Regina Press
ISBN: 0889772282
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Art

Videodisc includes performance, interviews, a slideshow and trailer.

Rhetoric Remembrance and Visual Form

Author: Anne Teresa Demo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136633546
Release Date: 2012-03-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This volume offers a multifaceted investigation of intersections among visual and memorial forms in modern art, politics, and society. The question of the relationships among images and memory is particularly relevant to contemporary society, at a time when visually-based technologies are increasingly employed in both grand and modest efforts to preserve the past amid rapid social change. The chapters in this book provide valuable insights concerning not only how memories may be seen (or sighted) in visual form but also how visual forms constitute noteworthy material sites of memory. The collection addresses this central theme with a wealth of interdisciplinary and international approaches, featuring conventional scholarly as well as artistic works from such disciplines as rhetoric and communication, art and art history, architecture, landscape studies, and more, by contributors from around the globe.

Pennsylvania in Public Memory

Author: Carolyn L. Kitch
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780271052199
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: History

"Looks at sites and events in Pennsylvania to explore the emergence of heritage culture about industry and its loss in America. Traces the shaping of public memory of coal, steel, railroading, lumber, oil, and agriculture, and the story it tells about both local and national identity"--Provided by publisher.

Custer on Canvas

Author: Norman K Denzin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315430751
Release Date: 2016-06-03
Genre: Social Science

The 1876 events known as Custer’s Last Stand, Battle of Little Big Horn, or Battle of Greasy Grass have been represented over 1000 times in various artistic media, from paintings to sculpture to fast food giveaways. Norman Denzin shows how these representations demonstrate the changing perceptions—often racist—of Native America by the majority culture, juxtaposed against very different readings shown in works composed by Native American artists. Consisting of autobiographical reminiscences, historical description, artistic representations, staged readings, and snippets of documents, this multilayered performance ethnography examines questions of memory, race, and violence against Native America, as symbolized by the changing interpretations of General Custer and his final battle.

The Museum of the Mind

Author: John Mack
Publisher: British Museum Publications Limited
ISBN: 0714126373
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Art

This thought-provoking book draws on the worldwide collections of the British Museum for its inspiration. Published to coincide with the 250th anniversary of the founding of that institution, its theme is appropriate to the event. The book addresses the questions of how and why we remember, drawing its evidence from across world cultures, and from antiquity through to contemporary times.

Reported Sightings

Author: John Ashbery
Publisher: Carcanet Press
ISBN: UVA:X001824263
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Literary Collections

The collected art criticism of John Ashbery

Kultur des Diagramms

Author: John Bender
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 9783110380293
Release Date: 2014-08-29
Genre: Art

wort und Bild fügen die Autoren in einer neuen Sicht zu einem instruktiven Diagrammkonzept zusammen. Diagramme sind Amalgame des Erkennens, aber auch, um als Erkenntnismittel verständlich zu werden, innerweltlich vorfindbare Gegenstände, mit denen kognitiv gearbeitet wird. Diagrammatisches Denken eröffnet Querverweise und ermöglicht so eine relationale, vom Erkennenden aktiv betriebene Urteilsbildung.

Our America

Author: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Publisher: D Giles Limited
ISBN: UCSD:31822040874976
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Art

""On the one hand, the affirmation that Latino art is American art is simply a fact. Latino artists are American by birth, citizenship, residence, education, experience, and even sacrifice-a factor made clear by the large number of Latino artists that have served in the United States armed forces. On the other hand, the statement poses a challenge to the ways in which we traditionally think about what constitutes American art."-E. Carmen RamosIs Latino art an integral part of modern American art? Presenting one hundred major artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Our America seeks to "recalibrate" enduring concepts about American national culture by exploring how one group of artists-those of Latin American descent and heritage-express their relationship to American art, history, and culture.Highlights include an installation altar by Amalia Mesa-Bains, the "recycled" films of Raphael Montaänez Ortiz, and a 1960 geometric painting by Carmen Herrera. Other notable artists include Olga Albizu, Melesio "Mel" Casas, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Margarita Cabrera, Enrique Chagoya, Teresita Fernâandez, Ken Gonzales-Day, Luis Jimâenez, Ana Mendieta, Pepâon Osorio, Sophie Rivera, Freddy Rodri;guez, and John Valadez, among many others.Author and curator E. Carmen Ramos is the Smithsonian American Art Museum's curator of latino art. She has organized numerous shows, including the fifth biennial at El Museo del Barrio in New York City in 2007.Dr. Tomâas Ybarra-Frausto, the "grandfather" of this subject, and formerly associate director for creativity and culture at the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, has written and published extensively on US/latino cultural issues"--


Publisher: Vancouver
ISBN: UOM:39015014053329
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Art


ISBN: UOM:39015068699068
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Historic sites

Medien des kollektiven Ged chtnisses

Author: Astrid Erll
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110201789
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

The volume presents theoretical frameworks, conceptual explications and concrete research perspectives in the subject area of 'Media of collective memory.' Representatives of various disciplines examine the manifestations, social functions, cultural differences and the historical development of the media of memory from the 17th century to the present day.