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Beyond the museum as muse: collecting, classifying, and displaying objects in contemporary artistic practiceDownload
Working within the framework of the museum rather than attempting to resist it, Karsten Bott, Portia Munson, Kelly Mark and Jac Leirner represent the current generation of artists who are critically engaged with the museum. In this thesis I will make the case that by using their own collections,...
Recent decades have seen a pervasive ‘cinematization’ of the art gallery whose most acute symptom is a near-ubiquity of time-based media. This thesis is concerned with a body of recent media artwork that makes its relationship with cinematic forms and traditions explicit. Specifically, it...
The work of the Marxist cultural historian Eduard Fuchs (1870-1940) has been criticised for its inconsistent application of historical materialism to the fields of caricature and erotica. Although this criticism does have some merit, the question of whether Fuchs treats caricature in a...
Views in Hudson’s Bay (1825) and Peter Rindisbacher: Constructions of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Culture in the Red River SettlementDownload
Within the Views in Hudson’s Bay (1825) print series are six hand-tinted lithographs depicting indigenous and non-indigenous culture in the Red River Settlement. The images engage with visual language from eighteenth- and nineteenth-century print series and travel books that construct North...
“A Place to Stand:” Viewing Numa Ayrinhac’s Double Portrait of President Juan Perón and his Wife Eva María Duarte at the Museo del BicentenarioDownload
The current display of Numa Ayrinhac’s double portrait of Argentinian presidential couple, Juan Domingo Perón and Eva María Duarte de Perón from 1948, at the Museo del Bicentenario in Buenos Aires remains a powerfully sacred instrument of presidential propaganda, now in support of current...