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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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The Politics of the Image

Lisbeth Haas.

in Saints and Citizens

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13576 words.

Colonization involved the use of visual narrative and religious objects for baroque design and ritual practice. This chapter argues that, despite the way the church and state acted to...

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Looking Past Disorder

Justin T. Clark.

in City of Second Sight

April 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12140 words.

By the 1830s, the urban renewal project discussed in the previous chapter only further revealed the intractable messiness of the urban landscape. A decade of gentrification exacerbated...

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Balancing Tradition and Innovation

Ann Marie Stock.

in On Location in Cuba

May 2009; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 14040 words.

This chapter discusses the development of Cuban animation. Over the past decade, computer-generated images have replaced much of the hand drawing and painting; the Instituto Cubano del Arte...

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Gentlemen Revolutionaries

Tom Cutterham.

June 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 208 pages.

In the years between the Revolutionary War and the drafting of the Constitution, American gentlemen—the merchants, lawyers, planters, and landowners who comprised the independent republic's...

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Picture Lessons

Sarah Anne Carter.

in Object Lessons

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Social and Cultural History. 11977 words.

Chapter 3 considers different variations of object lessons, particularly object lessons on pictures and lessons that address the relationships between objects and pictures in the classroom....

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Prints and the Circulation of Colonial Images

Kelly Donahue-Wallace.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 8036 words.

Printed images began circulating in the territories that would become Spain’s American colonies from the moment of first contact in 1519. Missionaries traveling to indigenous communities...

Prints and the Circulation of Colonial Images

Kelly Donahue-Wallace.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 8036 words.

Printed images began circulating in the territories that would become Spain’s American colonies from the moment of first contact in 1519. Missionaries traveling to indigenous communities...

Digital Resources: Digital Peru

José Ragas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Public History. 7340 words.

Over the last two decades or so, scholars and enthusiasts have found several ways to preserve historical documents, taking advantage of the evolution of the Internet and an expansive...

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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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Diego Rivera

Overview page. Subjects: History of Art — Art — History of the Americas.

(1886–1957),

Mexico's most important twentieth-century artist. He was born in Guanajuato and died in Mexico City. Rivera studied

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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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