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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Lives Under the Microscope: Eccentric Individuals and Traditional Communities

Sheila McTighe.

in Oxford Art Journal

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 3501 words.

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There's No Place Like Hallwalls: Alternative-space Installations in an Artists' Community

Sarah Evans.

in Oxford Art Journal

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 13432 words.

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The Limits of Community – The Possibilities of Society: On Modern Architecture in Weimar Germany

Volker M. Welter.

in Oxford Art Journal

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 10095 words.

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gate-house

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 19 words.

A defensive or semi-defensive structure for the protection of the entrance to a *castle, residence, or community.

psychedelic art

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 54 words.

Associated with the 1960s and the use of hallucinatory drugs such as LSD, psychedelic art mainly originated in the hippy community in San Francisco with artists such as ...

monastery

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 162 words.

A complex of buildings of a religious community living apart from the world. Monasticism originated in Egypt with the hermits who chose to live alone. A more organized monastic existence...

Omega Workshops

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 136 words.

Founded in 1913 by the critic and artist Roger Fry, they were a community of artists, paid a retainer of seven shillings and sixpence a day, who made ‘objects for common life’ such as rugs,...

Cultural crossings

in Art Theory

February 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Art. 5075 words.

‘Cultural crossings’ asks: Can art break down barriers among cultures? John Dewey's belief that ‘the esthetic quality is the same for Greeks, Chinese, and Americans’ suggests that he is...

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Venetian glass

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 170 words.

*Glass produced in Venice and the surrounding area from the 10th century. In 1292 most Venetian glassmakers moved to the island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon. By the end of the 16th...

abbey

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 80 words.

The buildings occupied by a religious community, partially or wholly secluded from the world, of monks or nuns under the jurisdiction of an abbot or abbess. Abbeys frequently competed with...

A Minor Art

Ron Broglio.

in Surface Encounters

November 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Art. 7764 words.

This chapter considers the infectious transformation between human and animal states which are activated through encounters. It highlights the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix who...

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The Ethics of Earth Art

Amanda Boetzkes.

September 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Theory of Art. 248 pages.

Since its inception in the 1960s, the earth art movement has sought to make visible the elusive presence of nature. Though most often associated with monumental land-based sculptures, earth...

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History, Myth, and the Everyday: Luchino Visconti, Renato Guttuso, and the Fishing Communities of the Italian South

Lara Pucci.

in Oxford Art Journal

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 9900 words.

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