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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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Painting as Portal: “Birth” and “Death” of the Sacred Image

Dalia Judovitz.

in Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Art. 8975 words.

Images of birth, death, and mourning are considered in terms of their theological and pictorial implications. Naturalistic depictions of birth and infancy lend themselves to a theological...

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Zeynep Çelik Alexander.

in Kinaesthetic Knowing

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Art. 11959 words.

While the art historian Heinrich Wölfflin was enthusiastic about kinaesthetic knowing in his earliest writings, he increasingly lost faith, eventually relegating it to the negative pole of...

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