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Concerning the Spiritual in Art: Magnificent Obsession and the Language of Expressionist Painting
The exaggerated artifice of Douglas Sirk's major melodramas has often been remarked upon, but it has yet to be interpreted in the light of his detailed cognizance of the major art and architecturalExpand
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The Chartist Legacy in the British World: Evidence from New Zealand's Southern Settlements, 1840s−1870s
Was there a Chartist legacy in British-world settler societies such as New Zealand? An older historiography relating to the mid-nineteenth century colony downplayed ideology and Chartism was givenExpand
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The Listening Gaze
'Portrait Sketch Encounter' was a series of sketches and conversations undertaken by artist Victoria Evans with members of the public over a three-day residency at Pig Rock Bothy, Modern One,Expand
The Invasion of Machines and Machine Culture
Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity
‘For those tired of preachy and essentialist accounts of anthropologists and artists as handmaidens to other people’s authentic, “bare” culture, Tarek Elhaik’s book will be a shot in the arm. ElhaikExpand