Search for dissertations about: "art activities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words art activities.

  1. 1. The Art of Pleasing the Eye Portraits by Nicolas de Largillierre and Spectatorship with Taste for Colour in the Early Eighteenth Century

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Roussina Roussinova; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; spectatorship; pleasure; meaning; body and mind; senses; illusion; imagination; touch; colour; attention; attraction; detail; display; portraiture; art theory; amateur; conversation; honnêteté; performativity; Nicolas de Largillierre; Roger de Piles; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This study examines the interaction between portraits by the exponent of French colourist painting Nicolas de Largillierre (1656–1745) and elite spectatorship in the early eighteenth century as enactment of the idea of painting as an art of pleasing the eye. As developed in the theory of art of Roger de Piles (1635–1709), the idea of painting as an art of pleasing the eye coexisted with the classicist view, which in turn emphasised the potential of painting to communicate discursive meanings and hence to engage the mind. READ MORE

  2. 2. Concrete Fashion : Dress, Art, and Engagement in Public Space

    University dissertation from School of Design and Crafts ; Högskolan för design och konsthantverk (HDK)

    Author : Kajsa G. Eriksson; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; fashion design; contemporary art; dressed body; artistic research; public space; identity; performance; documentation; engagement;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an example of artistic research that explores the border between fashion design and contemporary art, in order to place situated bodily practices within the larger field of explor... meration and ideology, and to discover new formats. READ MORE

  3. 3. "En Minerva för vår Nord" : Lovisa Ulrika som samlare, uppdragsgivare och byggherre : [queen Lovisa Ulrika, her collections and commissions of art and architecture]

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Merit Laine; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; Drottningholm; Fredrikshov; Svartsjö; Lovisa Ulrika; Adolf Fredrik; Carl GustafTessin; Patronage; Collecting; Architectural History; Garden History; Chinoiserie; Portraiture; Age of Liberty; Konstvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; historia; History;

    Abstract : Lovisa Ulrika's activities within the fields of art and architecture comprised extensive collectingand interior decoration, buildings and gardens at the Royal Palaces of Drottningholm, Svartsjö andFredrikshov. These are described in some detail in this study, but the main purpose is to establishher intentions and how she perceived her role as a builder, collector and patron of the arts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Space in motion the art of activating space in-between

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Monica Sand; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; in-between; dispersed production; producer observer; bridge; swing; penelope; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : As a contribution to the emerging field of practice-based research in the arts, this thesis aims to activate space, experience and the concept in-between. As the in-between cannot be defined ahead of the rhythmic process it carries out and of which it is a part – a rhythm inherent in the city itself and in knowledge production – it is necessary to produce rhythmic relations between bodies, sites and concepts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taking possession of astronomy Frontispieces and illustrated title pages in 17th-century books on astronomy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien

    Author : Inga Elmqvist Söderlund; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Frontispiece; illustrated title page; astronomy; 17th century; allegory; engraving; illustrated book; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : The thesis is a survey of 291 frontispieces and illustrated title pages in European books on astronomy from the 17th century. It is a quantitative and qualitative survey of how motifs are related to consumption, identification and display. READ MORE