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When The Water Rises

Author : Julie Heffernan
ISBN : 9780807168660
Genre : Art
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This exhibition catalogue features recent works by artist Julie Heffernan included in LSU Museum of Art’s exhibition, When the Water Rises. Essays by Curator Courtney Taylor, art writer and critic Eleanor Heartney, and LSU School of Art professor Kelli Scott Kelley as well as a statement by Julie Heffernan accompany the full-color plates in this richly illustrated catalogue. Julie Heffernan’s recent paintings imagine alternative habitats as creative responses to climate change. With waters rising all over the globe, Heffernan imagines worlds in trees or life on rafts in which undulating mattresses, tree branches, and road signs act as guides for the wayward journey. Construction zones interrupt the landscape, signaling places to stop and enter interior worlds, to reflect on the human condition—its feckless activity, violence, and failure. Heffernan reveals worlds within worlds, where her characters repurpose luxury items and safeguard bounties we cannot live without. Figures tending, nurturing, and creating suggest redemption—that we can adapt to a changed environment. With these paintings, Heffernan spells out the dilemma of climate change, but offers a vision of a creative sublime to carry us forward. Julie Heffernan received her MFA in Painting from Yale and a BFA from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is represented by Catharine Clark in San Francisco and P.P.O.W. in New York. Heffernan is a Professor of Fine Arts at Montclair State University.
Category: Art

Julie Heffernan

Author : Julie Heffernan
ISBN : UOM:39015066885263
Genre : Art
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Julie Heffernan

Author : Julie Heffernan
ISBN : OCLC:38582290
Genre : Art, Modern
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Pastiche

Author : Ingeborg Hoesterey
ISBN : 0253338808
Genre : Art
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Cultural theorists see contemporary society marked by radical hybridity in manifold social practices. In the last two decades the arts have participated in these processes of heterogeneous conjunction in various ways, most conspicuously through the redefinition of a genre of artistic expression that for centuries was regarded as both elusive and notorious: the pastiche or pasticcio. Today highly engaging manifestations of the genre minor can be found in architecture, painting, mixed media installations; in film, literature, and performance modes ranging from the operatic to rock event; and in supposedly trivial discourses such as advertising narratives. Pastiche is about cultural memory as a history of seeing and writing. One of the markers that sets aesthetic postmodernism apart from modernism – nolens volens categories for the author – are artistic practices that borrow ostentatiously from the archive of Western culture, which modernism, in its search for the unperformed, tended to dismiss. Contemporary artists are re-examining traditions that modernism eclipsed in its pursuit of the "Shock of the New" or – in the case of the architects – the functionalism of the International style. Rejecting the Bauhaus paradigm, architects practiced an aesthetics of quotation and incorporation of past forms with a vengeance for two decades. The style that has run its course, its decorative component watered down in general building practices across the land, is significant for the author's argument. As the architects return to, and re-evaluated, constructivism, their move makes it possible to historicize postmodern style and separate it, to a degree, from a totalised concept of the post-modern or postmodernity as epoch and from other discursive practices such as "postmodern thought." Such differentiation enables the critic to look at pastiche structuration in the various arts as an exemplary feature of aesthetic postmodernism, which in contrast to hard-core modernism, situates itself in general culture beyond a high-low dichotomy.
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Through The Looking Glass

Author : Sarah K. Rich
ISBN : 0911209603
Genre : Art
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Through the Looking Glass provides readers with an informative record of the exhibition of self-portraits by Ana Mendieta, Carrie Mae Weems, and other leading women artists, held in 2003 at the Palmer Museum of Art as part of the Women's Self-Representation Project at The Pennsylvania State University. Fully illustrated, this catalogue enables readers to revisit the provocative juxtaposition of Yayoi Kusama's Multi-Fabrics and Alba d'Urbano's Couture, or Martha Rosler's Semiotics of the Kitchen and several of Cindy Sherman's famed Film Stills. An essay by Sarah Rich addresses important questions about women's use of self-portraiture. How, for example, does self-representation by women engage with narcissism, a long-time trait long ascribed to the stereotypical &"woman&"? To what extent is gender a necessary element in women's self-portraiture?
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Geliebter Schmerz

Author : David Wonschewski
ISBN : 9783943876413
Genre : Fiction
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Ein junger Mann entdeckt endlich das Leben, als sein geliebter Vater im Sterben liegt. Ein anderer hat die Chance, für einen einzigen Mord Millionär zu werden. Und dann ist da noch der unsichtbare Kioskbesitzer, der in der Vergangenheit wohnt und alles, vor allem sich selbst, längst verloren hat. David Wonschewski richtet in seinen Erzählungen einen Scheinwerfer auf die zuckende menschliche Psyche, aufgespießt von der Nadel einer kalten, erfolgsorientierten Gesellschaft. Seine Protagonisten drohen, im Strudel ihrer verdrehten Emotionen unterzugehen, bis sie erkennen, dass im Zulassen des Schmerzes ihre einzige Rettung liegt. Wonschewskis Kurzgeschichten sind bissig, bitterböse, zynisch. Und zugleich zum Weinen schön. „In deiner Liebe kannst du dich täuschen. In deinem Schmerz nicht. Geliebter Schmerz.“
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Radical Decadence

Author : Julia Skelly
ISBN : 9781472569431
Genre : Social Science
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This pioneering book explores the notion of 'radical decadence' as concept, aesthetic and lived experience, and as an analytical framework for the study of contemporary feminist textile art. Gendered discourses of decadence that perpetuate anxieties about women's power, consumption and pleasure are deconstructed through images of drug use, female sexuality and 'excessive' living, in artworks by several contemporary textile artists including Orly Cogan, Tracey Emin, Allyson Mitchell, and Rozanne Hawksley. Perceptions of decadence are invariably bound to the negative connotations of decay and degradation, particularly with regard to the transgression of social norms related to femininity and the female body. Excessive consumption by women has historically been represented as grotesque, and until now, women's pleasure in relation to drug and alcohol use has largely gone unexamined in feminist art history and craft studies. Here, representations of female consumption, from cupcakes to alcohol and cocaine, are opened up for critical discussion. Drawing on feminist and queer theories, Julia Skelly considers portrayals of 'bad girls' in artworks that explore female sexuality - performative pieces designed to subvert and exceed feminine roles. In this provocative book, decadence is understood not as a destructive force but as a liberating aesthetic.
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We Bury The Landscape

Author : Kristine Ong Muslim
ISBN : 9780983907152
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Paint On Metal

Author : Julie Sasse
ISBN : 0911611304
Genre : Art
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"Historic overview of artwork made of painted copper, bronze, tin, steel, and aluminum, with detailed informatin about aluminum in design and art and modern and contemporary achievements and trends. with specific information about artists in the exhibition ""Paint on Metal""."
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