Peasants Warriors and Wives

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ISBN: 0226543927
Release Date: 2004-04-01
Number of pages: 165
Author: Keith Moxey
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Download and read online Peasants Warriors and Wives in PDF and EPUB In Peasants, Warriors, and Wives, Keith Moxey examines woodcut images from the German Reformation that have often been ignored as a crude and inferior form of artistic production. In this richly illustrated study, Moxey argues that while they may not satisfy received notions of "art," they nevertheless constitute an important dimension of the visual culture of the period. Far from being manifestations of universal public opinion, as a cursory acquaintance with their subject matter might suggest, such prints were the means by which the reformed attitudes of the middle and upper classes were disseminated to a broad popular audience.


Humour and Folly in Secular and Profane Prints of Northern Europe 1430 1540

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ISBN: UOM:39015055914181
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 227
Author: Christa Grössinger
Publisher: Harvey Miller Pub

Download and read online Humour and Folly in Secular and Profane Prints of Northern Europe 1430 1540 in PDF and EPUB This book highlights the importance of secular and profane prints for the reconstruction and understanding of themes popular in the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance, and examines their function as patterns for the other arts, and as sources for moral teaching and entertainment. As successors to the marginal illuminations of medieval manuscripts these prints represent the 'low' arts, and as such have licence for subversion and comedy. They are lower than paintings both in medium and subject-matter, concentrating on foolish and sinful behaviour, on world-upside-down situations and on base human passions, all discussed as a mirror of human folly and depravity. Some images cross the barriers of decency, resulting in scatological and grotesque representations. The picture gained from secular and profane prints is one of humanity abandoning itself to the sins of the flesh and, therefore, folly; real life exists in details only, to serve in this satirical, yet convincing, illustration of the world.


Print Quarterly

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ISBN: UOM:39015058324925
Release Date: 2003
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Agriculture in the Middle Ages

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105018424957
Release Date: 1995
Number of pages: 371
Author: Del Sweeney
Publisher: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr

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The Politics of Courtly Dancing in Early Modern England

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ISBN: 1558491449
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 222
Author: Skiles Howard
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

Download and read online The Politics of Courtly Dancing in Early Modern England in PDF and EPUB Scholar Skiles Howard examines the social and semiotic complexities of dance in Renaissance England as it changed over time and performed different work in court, city, and playhouse. Interdisciplinary in its approach, this well-researched study explores issues of power and the body, gender and rank, popular culture and European expansion. 20 illustrations.


Visual Time

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ISBN: 9780822395935
Release Date: 2013-05-27
Number of pages: 221
Author: Keith Moxey
Publisher: Duke University Press

Download and read online Visual Time in PDF and EPUB Visual Time offers a rare consideration of the idea of time in art history. Non-Western art histories currently have an unprecedented prominence in the discipline. To what extent are their artistic narratives commensurate with those told about Western art? Does time run at the same speed in all places? Keith Moxey argues that the discipline of art history has been too attached to interpreting works of art based on a teleological categorization—demonstrating how each work influences the next as part of a linear sequence—which he sees as tied to Western notions of modernity. In contrast, he emphasizes how the experience of viewing art creates its own aesthetic time, where the viewer is entranced by the work itself rather than what it represents about the historical moment when it was created. Moxey discusses the art, and writing about the art, of modern and contemporary artists, such as Gerard Sekoto, Thomas Demand, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Cindy Sherman, as well as the sixteenth-century figures Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Albrecht Dürer, Matthias Grünewald, and Hans Holbein. In the process, he addresses the phenomenological turn in the study of the image, its application to the understanding of particular artists, the ways verisimilitude eludes time in both the past and the present, and the role of time in nationalist accounts of the past.



Herschel V Jones

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ISBN: 0816649049
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 207
Author: Lisa Dickinson Michaux
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Download and read online Herschel V Jones in PDF and EPUB "This catalogue has been published in conjunction with the exhibition 'From Dèurer to Cassatt: Five Centuries of Master Prints from the Jones Collection,' held at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, May 20-September 17, 2006"--T.p. vers


Reformation

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105113680289
Release Date: 1999
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RACAR Revue D art Canadienne

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ISBN: UOM:39015016651211
Release Date: 1990
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Some Did it for Civilisation Some Did it for Their Country

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ISBN: UOM:39015055911716
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 610
Author: Jane E. Elliott
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Download and read online Some Did it for Civilisation Some Did it for Their Country in PDF and EPUB Few aspects of American military history have been as vigorously debated as Harry Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances and thinking that form the context for the decision to use these weapons, surveys the major debates related to that decision, and provides a comprehensive collection of key primary source documents that illuminate the behavior of the United States and Japan during the closing days of World War II. Kort opens with a summary of the debate over Hiroshima as it has evolved since 1945. He then provides a historical overview of thye events in question, beginning with the decision and program to build the atomic bomb. Detailing the sequence of events leading to Japan's surrender, he revisits the decisive battles of the Pacific War and the motivations of American and Japanese leaders. Finally, Kort examines ten key issues in the discussion of Hiroshima and guides readers to relevant primary source documents, scholarly books, and articles.


The Art Bulletin

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ISBN: UOM:39015058784094
Release Date: 1919
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Parergon

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105113553403
Release Date: 2003
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Reformation marriage

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ISBN: UOM:39015063315769
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Number of pages: 386
Author: Michael Parsons
Publisher:

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The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN: UOM:39015058373815
Release Date: 1990
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