Cultural Studies (108,055 Books)


Cultural studies is an academic field which combines political economy, communication, sociology, social theory, literary theory, media theory, film/video studies, cultural anthropology, philosophy, museum studies and art history/criticism to study cultural phenomena in various societies.

 
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Art History: Neo-Classicism : David's Oath of the Horatii

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Jacques-Louis David, Oath of the Horatii, oil on canvas, 1784 (Musée du Louvre)

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Art History: Symbolism : Symbolism: Munch's The Storm

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Edvard Munch, The Storm, 1893, oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 51 1/2 (91. 8 x 130. 8 cm), (MoMA) Speakers: Dr. Juliana Kreinik, Dr. Amy Hamlin

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Art History: Impressionism : Monet's Water Lilies

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Claude Monet, Les Nymphéas (The Water Lilies), suite of paintings on permanent exhibition at the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris: Room 1: Morning, oil on two canvas panels, 200 x 425 cm, c. 1918-26 Clouds, oil on three canvas panels, 200 x 1275 cm, c. 1918-

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Art History: Florence : Donatello's David

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Donatello, David, bronze, late 1420s to the 1460s, Likey the 1440s (Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence).

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Art History: Florence : Fra Angelico's The Annunciation (Prado)

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Fra Angelico, The Annunciation and Life of the Virgin (in the predella), c. 1426, tempera on wood, 194 x 194 cm (Museo del Prado, Madrid) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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Art History: Florence : Masaccio, Virgin and Child Enthroned

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Masaccio (Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Simone), Virgin and Child Enthroned, 1426, tempera on panel (National Gallery, London). Ser Giuliano degli Scarsi, a notary from Pisa commissioned this altarpiece for the chapel of Saint Julian in Santa Maria del Carmi

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Art History: Realism : Bonheur's Sheep in the Highlands

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Rosa Bonheur, Sheep in the Highlands, 1857, oil on canvas, 46 x 65 cm (Wallace Collection, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker The Wallace Collection suggests that this painting is likely the result of a trip that the artist made to Scotl

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Art History: Italy : Carracci's Crucifixion & Lamentation

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Annibale Carracci, Crucifixion, 1583 (Santa Maria della Carita, Bologna) and Lamentation, 1606 (National Gallery, London)

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Art History: Holland : Rembrandt's The Three Crosses

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Rembrandt van Rijn, The Three Crosses, etching and drypoint, 1653 Speakers: Dr. David Drogin, Dr. Beth Harris.

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Art History: Abstract Expressionism : Representation & Abstraction...

By: Sal Khan

Representation & Abstraction: Looking at Millais and Newman John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1851-2 (Tate Britain) and Barnett Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimus, 1950-51 (MoMA) A conversation with Sal Khan, Beth Harris & Steven Zucker

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Art History: Symbolism : Gustav Klimt's Beethoven Frieze

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze, Vienna Secession, 1902 A conversation with Khan Academy's Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris

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Art History: Post-Impressionism : Seurat's Bathers at Asnières

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Georges Seurat, Bathers at Asnières, 1884, oil on canvas, 6. 6 x 9. 8 ft (National Gallery, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

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Art History: Florence : Donatello, Saint Mark

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Donatello, St. Mark, 1411-13, marble, 93 (236 cm), Orsanmichele, Florence Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris

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Art History: Mannerism : Pontormo's Entombment

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Pontormo, Entombment (or Deposition from the Cross), oil on panel, 1525-28(Capponi Chapel, Santa Felicita, Florence)Speakers: Dr. David Drogin, Dr. Beth Harris

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Art History: Italy : Il Gesù, Rome

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola and Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Church of Il Gesu, Rome (consecrated 1584, ceiling fresco, The Triumph of the Name of Jesus, by il Baciccio, also known as Giovanni Battista Gaulli, 1672-1685). Speakers: Frank Dabell, Beth Harris

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Art History: Italy : Caravaggio's Supper at Emmaus

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Supper at Emmaus, 1601, oil on canvas, 55 x 77 inches, 141 x 196. 2 cm (National Gallery, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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Art History: NY School : Jasper Johns' Flag

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Jasper Johns, Flag,, 1954-55, encaustic, oil and collage mounted on plywood, three panels, (MoMA) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker, Dr. Beth Harris

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Art History: Byzantine : Byzantine Art: Justinian and His Attendants

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Justinian and His Attendants, 6th century, San Vitale, Ravenna A Smarthsitory. org video

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Art History: Florence : Linear Perspective: Brunelleschi's Experiment

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

An introduction to Filippo Brunelleschi's experiment regarding linear perspective, c. 1420, in front of the Baptistry in Florence.

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Art History: Symbolism : Gustav Klimt's The Kiss

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

Gustav Klimt, The Kiss, 1907-8, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 180 x 180 cm (Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna)

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