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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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Leonardo da Vinci

Claire Farago and Matthew Landrus.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 23526 words.

Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, near Vinci, on 15 April 1452, and died in Amboise, near Tours, on 2 May 1519. He was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, natural...

Titian

Tom Nichols.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 11932 words.

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio, b. c. 1488–d. 1576) was born in the remote mountain village of Pieve di Cadore but worked in Venice. He quickly became the dominant painter in the city, and by the...

17th-Century Dutch Art

Christopher Atkins.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 14861 words.

Artistic production in the long 17th century in the Dutch Republic radically reenvisioned the forms of visual culture and its consumption. In the wake of the Dutch Revolt of 1579 that...

Visions of the Nation in Imperial Brazil: Arts and Celebrations

Maria Ligia Coelho Prado.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 11622 words.

The imperial period in Brazil (1822–1889) is central to a better understanding of the particularities of Brazilian history in the broader context of Latin America. Independence in relation...

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The Motherland and the Welfare State in Mexico: Government Symbols, Programs, and Visions, 1943–1970

Alicia Azuela de la Cueva.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Local and Family History. 11185 words.

The image of the Mexican Motherland protected by the national eagle was one of the most circulated civic symbols during the period of the welfare state (1940–1973). Between 1962 and 1977,...

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Architecture in Mexico City, 1940–1980

Kathryn E. O’Rourke.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Social and Cultural History; Urban History. 9420 words.

Architecture in Mexico City in the mid-20th century was shaped by rapid economic and urban growth, demographic change, new construction technologies, and politics. Architects adapted...

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Dance

Timothy J. McGee.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 6571 words.

Dance was one of the major pastimes during the late Middle Ages. It was a favorite leisure activity of all levels of society, from the peasants to the aristocrats, and was a part of most...