The Art History Babes

Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture.

Art History BB: Leo da Vinci

Episode 49: Abstract Expressionism

Sources 

Arnason, H.H., Elizabeth C. Mansfield. History of Modern Art. Pearson, 2009.

Eva Cockcroft. “Abstract Expressionism, Weapon of the Cold War.” ArtForum, no. 12. 1974.

Dickerson, Madelynn. The Handy Art History Answer Book. Visible Ink Press, 2013.

Sedivi, Amy Elisabeth. “Unveiling the Unconscious: The Influence if Jungian Psychology on Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko” (2009). Honors Thesis. http://publish.wm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1293&context=honorstheses

Links

http://www.theartstory.org/movement-color-field-painting.htm

https://www.artsy.net/artwork/helen-frankenthaler-burnt-orange-roof

https://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/willem-de-kooning-woman-i-1950-52-2

http://www.slowart.com/articles/cia.htm

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Episode 47: Hieronymus Bosch

Episode 44: Halloween Special: Haunted Paintings

Episode 43: Smashin' & Slashin' : The Art of Iconoclasm

Episode 42: Corita Kent: Patron Saint of Pop Art

Episode 41: Paint it Black

Sources

Eastaugh, Nicholas, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, and Ruth Siddall. Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004.

Finlay, Victoria. Color: a natural history of the palette. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2004.

Green F. J. The Sigma-Aldrich Handbook of Dyes, Stains and Indicators. Milwaukee: Aldrich, 1990.

Links

https://hyperallergic.com/395360/meet-singularity-black-the-blackest-paint-on-the-market/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Hyperallergic&utm_content=Meet+Singularity+Black%2C+the+Blackest+Paint+on+the+Market

http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/articles/five-ways-look-Malevich-Black-Square

https://www.wikiart.org/en/ad-reinhardt/abstract-painiting-1963

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Episode 40: Hilma AF

Episode 37: The Art of Boxing

Sources

Bergmann, Bettina, and Christine Kondoleon. The art of ancient spectacle. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1999.

Carter, M.J. “Gladiatorial Combat: The Rules of Engagement”. The Classical Journal, Vol. 102, No. 2, (January 2007), 97-114. 

Coleman, Kathleen. “‘The contagion of the throng’: absorbing violence in the Roman world.” European Review5, no. 4 (1997): 401-17. 

Links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx9XBGHce_U

http://www.artnet.com/artists/ushio-shinohara/

http://www.pbs.org/pov/cutieandtheboxer/

https://www.artsy.net/show/deborah-colton-gallery-ushio-shinohara-action-boxing-paintings-and-sculptures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV8tsnRFUZw

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/01/meryl-streeps-misrepresentation-of-mixed-martial-arts-mma-trump-kerry-howley-thrown-interview/512564/

 http://fightland.vice.com/blog/mma-as-an-art-a-polite-response-to-meryl-streep

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Episode 36: Thesis Series: Gottfried Helnwein

Sources

Helnwein, Gottfried. Gottfried Helnwein: paintings, drawings, photographs. San Francisco, CA: Modernism,1992.

Helnwein, Gottfried. Helnwein. St. Petersburg, Russia: State Russian Museum, 1997. 

Helnwein, Gottfried. The Last Child. Waterford, Ireland: Waterford Fringe Festival, 2008. 

Helnwein, Gottfried, and Peter Frank. I was a child. New York, NY: Friedman Benda, 2010.

Helnwein, and Robert Flynn Johnson. Helnwein: 12 May-15 June 2000. London: Robert             Sandelson Gallery, 2000.

Helnwein, Gottfried, and William S. Burroughs. Helnwein: Ninth November Night. Los Angeles:         Museum of Tolerance, 2003.

Links

http://www.helnwein.com

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Episode 35: Thesis Series: Craft & Morality

Sources

Adamson, Glenn. Thinking Through Craft. Berg Publishers, 2007.

Ashton, T.S. The Industrial Revolution 1760-1830. Oxford University Press, 1964.

Auther, Elissa. String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art. University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

 Barringer, Tim. Men at Work: Art and Labour in Victorian Britain. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2005.

 Boris, Eileen. Art and Labour: Ruskin, Morris, and the Craftsman Ideal in America. Temple University Press, 1986.

Buszek, Maria Elena. Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art. Duke University Press Books, 2011.

Johansen, Sylvi. “The Great Exhibition of 1851: A Precipice in Time?”. Victorian Review, Vol. 22, No. 2 (Summer 1996), pp 59-64. Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada.

MacCarthy, Fiona. Anarchy & Beauty William Morris and His Legacy 1860-1960. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2014.

Parker, Rozsika. The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine. The Women’s Press Limited, 1984.

 Ruskin, John. The Stones of Venice Volume II. 1853. Project Gutenberg. 2009. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/30755/30755-h/30755-h.htm#page151 .

Links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiNFoJqOJhs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x40l1ov8hfA

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Episode 33: Thesis Series: Cannibals and Codices

Sources 

Arens, William. The Man-Eating Myth: Anthropology and Anthropophagy. New York: Oxford, 1979.

Boone, Elizabeth Hill and Walter D. Mignolo, eds. Writing Without Words: Alternative Literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes. Durham: Duke University Press, 1994.

Boone, Elizabeth Hill. Stories in Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs. Austin: University of Austin Press, 2000.

Chagoya, Enrique. “Oral history interview with Enrique Chagoya.” Interview by Paul Karlstrom. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. July 25th-August 6th, 2001.

________. “A Lost Continent: Writings Without an Alphabet.” In The Road to Aztlán: Art from a Mythic Homeland. Exhibition catalogue. Virginia M. Fields and Victor Zamudio-Taylor, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2001.

Gruzinski, Serge. Images at War. Translated by Heather MacLean. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001.

Miller, Mary Ellen. The Art of Mesoamerica. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996.

Links

https://hyperallergic.com/10380/art-attacked-in-colorado-museum/

http://artinprint.org/article/visual-culture-of-the-nacirema-chagoyas-printed-codices/

http://articles.latimes.com/1993-02-02/entertainment/ca-1031_1_bleeding-heart.

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Episode 32: Thesis Series: Egyptomania

Sources

Curran, Brian A. The Egyptian renaissance: the afterlife of ancient Egypt in early modern Italy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Curran, Brian A., Anthony Grafton, and Pamela O. Long. Obelisk: a history. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.

Fritze, Ronald H. Egyptomania: a history of fascination, obsession and fantasy. London: Reaktion Books, 2016.

Links

http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/470514031/hidden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptXlmZzSVV8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz6MmINBHxk

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Episode 31: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Episode 28: Fabergé Eggs

Episode 27: Ancient Greek Monsters

Sources:

Boddens-Hosang, F. J. E. and Carole d’Albiac. "Sphinx." Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press, accessed April 6, 2017, http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T080560.

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome. Monster Theory: Reading Culture. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.

Graves, Robert. The Greek Myths, Baltimore: Penguin, 1955.

J.E. Robson, “Bestiality and Bestial Rape in Greek Myth.” In In Rape in Antiquity, edited by Susan Deacy and Karen Pierce, London: Duckworth in Association with the Classical Press of Wales, 1997.

Lestel, Dominique. "Why Are We So Fond of Monsters?" Comparative Critical Studies 9, no. 3 (2012): 259-69.

Low Schmitt, Marilyn. "Bellerophon and the Chimaera in Archaic Greek Art" American Journal of Archaeology 70.4 (October 1966), pp. 341–347.

Padgett, Michael J. The Centaur’s Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art. Yale University Press New Haven and London, 2004.

Rabel, Robert J. 1948-. "The harpies in the Aeneid." Classical Journal 80, (April 1985): 317-325. Art & Architecture Source, EBSCOhost (accessed April 6, 2017).

Rose, Carol. Giants, Monsters, and Dragns: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth. New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2001.

Scobie, Alex. "The Origins of 'Centaurs'" Folklore 89.2 (1978:142–147); Scobie quotes Martin P. Nillson, Geschichte der griechischen Religion, 1955, "Die Etymologie und die Deutung der Ursprungs sind unsicher und mögen auf sich beruhen".

Smith, Cecil. "Harpies in Greek Art." The Journal of Hellenic Studies 13 (1892): 103-14. doi:10.2307/623895.

Ussher, Jane.  Managing the Monstrous Feminine: Regulating the Reproductive Body.  London: Routledge, 2006.

Wilk, Stephan R. Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Links:

http://www.theoi.com/Georgikos/KentauroiThessalioi.html

 

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Episode 26: Salvador Dalí