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The Insect and the ImageVisualizing Nature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

The Insect and the Image: Visualizing Nature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

Janice Neri

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667642
eISBN:
9781452946603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667642.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Once considered marginal members of the animal world (at best) or vile and offensive creatures (at worst), insects saw a remarkable uptick in their status during the early Renaissance. This quickened ... More

John VassosIndustrial Design for Modern Life

John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life

Danielle Shapiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693405
eISBN:
9781452954318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693405.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

This book is the first biography of artist and industrial designer John Vassos. The book positions him as a significant figure in the development of a self-conscious industrial design profession ... More

Mechademia 7Lines of Sight

Mechademia 7: Lines of Sight

Frenchy Lunning (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680498
eISBN:
9781452948706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680498.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book, the seventh volume in the Mechademia series, an annual forum devoted to Japanese anime and manga, explores the various ways in which anime, manga, digital media, fan culture, and Japanese ... More

The Nazi PerpetratorPostwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Paul B. Jaskot

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Who was responsible for the crimes of the Nazis? Party leaders and members? Rank-and-file soldiers and bureaucrats? Ordinary Germans? This question looms over German disputes about the past like few ... More

Picturing the CosmosHubble Space Telescope Images and the Astronomical Sublime

Picturing the Cosmos: Hubble Space Telescope Images and the Astronomical Sublime

Elizabeth A. Kessler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679560
eISBN:
9781452947914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679560.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

The vividly colored, exquisitely detailed, and dramatically lit Hubble Space Telescope images now define how we visualize the cosmos. They do not look like older photographs of the stars nor are they ... More

Quotational PracticesRepeating the Future in Contemporary Art

Quotational Practices: Repeating the Future in Contemporary Art

Patrick Greaney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687343
eISBN:
9781452949116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687343.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Literature and art have always depended on imitation, and in the past few decades quotation and appropriation have become dominant aesthetic practices. But critical methods have not kept pace with ... More

Recording Reality, Desiring the Real

Recording Reality, Desiring the Real

Elizabeth Cowie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645480
eISBN:
9781452945866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645480.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Documentary has once again emerged as one of the most vital cultural forms, whether seen in cinemas or inside the home, as digital, film, or video. This book looks at the history of documentary and ... More

Repainting the Walls of LundaInformation Colonialism and Angolan Art

Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Delinda Collier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Repainting the Walls of Lunda tells a story of the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda) (1953), which reproduced images of Chokwe ... More

Resolutions 3Global Networks of Video

Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Ming-Yuen S. Ma and Erika Suderburg (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book explores the wide-ranging implications of video art and video-based production in contemporary media culture. The book examines the explosive viral reach of moving image-based content and ... More

Scenes of ProjectionRecasting the Enlightenment Subject

Scenes of Projection: Recasting the Enlightenment Subject

Jill H. Casid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646692
eISBN:
9781452945934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646692.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Theorizing vision and power at the intersections of the histories of psychoanalysis, media, scientific method, and colonization, this book poaches the prized instruments at the heart of the so-called ... More

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