For those interested in the history and theory of art
A text on feminist 1970s avant-garde performance for the camera (Hannah Wilke, Birgit Jürgenssen, Ana Mendieta, Eleanor Antin) and the implications of the “wall” (lense) for the relationship between work and audience, as well as a text on VALIE EXPORT’s Touch Cinema (1968).
A syllabus for an undergraduate course, taught in English, on the visual culture (primarily film, photography, and aesthetic theory) of the Weimar Republic. The course is housed in German Studies and crosslisted with Art History, Cinema, and other departments.
The altar screen mosaic icons were ordered and installed on a new reconstructed altar screen in the Žiča Monastery in 1993. The sketches made by a painter, Mladen Srbinović were approved by a committee consisting of eminent experts. Furthermore , The Serbian Patriarch Paul gave his blessing to the icons. However, soon after they were put up, th…[Read more]
Danijela Tešić Radovanović deposited Lamp with the Representation of the Griffin: the Christianisation of Pagan Motifs During late Antiquity in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
The paper deals with the so called griffin lamps. In the group of early Christian bronze lamps, a relatively large number of those with handles in the form of griffin-shaped protome have been preserved. Griffin lamps could be called the prototype of Late Antique production, owing to the manner in which stylistic and iconographic elements of the…[Read more]
Danijela Tešić Radovanović deposited Између континуитета и негације – рецепција античких сполија у хришћанској традицији на северу Косова in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Between Continuity and Negation – Reception of the Ancient Spolia in the Christian Tradition in the North of Kosovo The use of spolia has been recorded on numerous sacred objects in the Northern Kosovo, especially in the micro region around the Roman settlement in Sočanica. Spolia were mostly used for construction and paving; however, their use…[Read more]
CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE CULT OF ANTINOUS IN THE ROMAN SETTLEMENT AT SOČANICA This Roman settlement, located on the territory near Sočanica, was parтly explored around the 1950’s. Systematic excavations, headed by E.Češkov, resulted in quite a large number of mobile and immobile finds, helped to form a clearer picture about the history, econom…[Read more]
Danijela Tešić Radovanović deposited The Menorah as a Symbol of Jewish Identity in the Diaspora and an Expression of Aspiration for Renewing the Jerusalem Temple in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Jewish relation to representational art is determined mostly by the Second Commandment: “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor serve them.” As science has observed, the…[Read more]
Danijela Tešić Radovanović deposited Representing Light. Symbolism of Early Christian Lamp Decorations from Central Balkan Region (4th till 7th Centuries)/ Представљање светлости. Симболика украса ранохришћанских светиљки са простора централног Балкана (IV-VII век) in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
The aim of this research, focusing on representations of light and the symbolism of early Christian lamp decorations, has been to examine and summarise the existing knowledge of the symbolism of light in the Mediterranean region and the models by which this symbolism was manifested in the early Christian visual culture. Lamps with Early Christian…[Read more]
Lamp as a Symbol in Theology and Iconology of Light in the Mediterranean / Light and fire have been a part of the religious experience since the dawn of civilization, its cultic use can be traced back to as early as the Paleolithic. Seen as divine emanations, light and fire were experienced as a symbol of the divine presence. This symbolism can be…[Read more]
Christina Spiker deposited Nostalgic Femininity / From Flowers to Warriors: Japanese Woodblock Prints in the St. Catherine University Archives & Special Collections in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
The prints featured in this exhibition are all products of the Meiji period (1868–1912), a time of massive cultural and institutional transformation in Japanese culture. The era is characterized by rapid westernization brought about after the opening of Japanese ports in 1854 and the subsequent restoration of the Meiji Emperor in 1868. The p…[Read more]
The Index of Deities and Demons is the heart of One Godz. This Index presents almost all Deities and Demons represented on the cave walls of Chauvet and Lascaux along with their defining Basis Points drawn from Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns. This chapter demonstrates the actual process of attaching meaning to symbolism while mediating subjectivity.
This Primer provides a methodology for mitigating subjectivity when attaching meaning to preholocene rock art. It provides an introduction to basic syntax, grammar, and some vocabulary. It identifies four non-verbal languages of the Upper Paleo.
The coffered ceiling of Nossa Senhora dos Réis de Lamalonga church is one of the largest and most important nucleus of painting in the northeastern region of Portugal. Given the ambitious programme of interceding saints it appears that the work was largelly triggered by the human tragedy in Lisbon earthquake of 1 November 1755. Joaquim Manuel da…[Read more]
The different sensations resulted from Vieira Lusitano garnish and ungarnish drawings observation, registered in a few museums in our country, led us to consider other reasons beyond the painter intentions to promote this creative step in art itself. Painters ennoblement was more dependent in social origins rather in artistic merits, besides they…[Read more]
Lécio Leal deposited Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceição, Padroeira e Rainha de Portugal. Pintura de Francisco Xavier Lobo na Igreja de Santa Maria da Devesa de Castelo de Vide. in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
First known and signed work of Francisco Xavier Lobo, translator, playwright, poet and painter from Lisbon during the eighteenth century for the collegial-church of Espírito Santo (Castelo de Vide), heavily marked by decency concerns as response to a progressively more sensual painting.
Lécio Leal deposited O Retrato pouco Consentido de Francisco Pérez Bayer, por Manuel José Pinheiro, na Pinacoteca de D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Efforts had been made to portrait Francisco Pérez Bayer in his visit to Portugal in 1782, but with a «shadowing memory» result as we seen today at Évora Museum reserves and originally from D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo’s pinacotheca. Portraits of edifying figures of society had been included in his collection reinforcing the position of this genr…[Read more]
Weimar antimilitarist imagery shows that ideals of manliness and maternity, concepts central to the German patriotic view of World War I, were not limited to use by the political right but were redefined and deployed by antiwar artists Otto Dix and Käthe Kollwitz, and in photographs published by the pacifist propagandist Ernst Friedrich, who…[Read more]
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