Search for dissertations about: "Art History"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 swedish dissertations containing the words Art History.

  1. 1. The Street Art World

    University dissertation from Almendros de Granada Press

    Author : Peter Bengtsen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; public space; contemporary art; art market; gadekunst; gatukonst; Faile; Banksy; public art; graffiti; street art; urban art; street art world; The Street Art World;

    Abstract : In recent years, street art has become embedded in popular culture and received growing attention from the art market and art institutions. Work by street artists has entered galleries, auction houses and museums, and some artists have been given the opportunity to create large-scale sanctioned public art projects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Archive Art Phenomenon : History and Critique at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

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

    Author : Sara Callahan; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archival art; archival turn; archive art; contemporary art; critical paradigm; the Institutional Theory of Art; Institutional Critique; parafiction; postcritique; presentism; travelling concepts; The Atlas Group; Arthur Danto; Jacques Derrida; Michel Foucault; Joachim Koester; Zoe Leonard; Michael Maranda; Walid Raad; Raqs Media Collective; Ed Ruscha; Fred Wilson; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relationship between art and archive at the turn of the twenty-first century. The object of study is the phenomenon of archive art, understood as a combination of theories of the archive, artworks, and different kinds of texts (catalogues, scholarly articles, critical essays, etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Global Art World, Inc. : On the globalization of contemporary art

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Charlotte Bydler; Södertörns högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; globalisering; konstvärldssystem; biennaler; samtidskonst; konsthistoriografi; Arthur C. Danto; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gerardo Mosquera; Paul Virilio; interpellation; Art history; globalization; art world-system; biennials; contemporary art; art historiography;

    Abstract : This study examines certain segments of the art world-system in which geographical distances seemed to vanishing as a result of faster and more intense interaction levels. This particular art world-system has been conceptualized in contradictory ways. READ MORE

  5. 5. Up the Stylish Staircase : Situating the Fürstenberg Gallery and Art Collection in a Late Nineteenth-Century Swedish Art World

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Göteborg : Makadam Förlag

    Author : Charlotta Nordström; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Fürstenberg Gallery; The Fürstenberg Art Collection; Pontus Fürstenberg; Göthilda Fürstenberg; Gothenburg art ; Swedish Art; Nineteenth-Century Art; Patronage; Art Collection; The Opponents; Collecting Practices; Exhibition Practices; Blanch’s Art Salon; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the establishment (in 1885), the influence, the critical reception, and the legacy of the Fürstenberg Gallery and Art Collection in Gothenburg, Sweden. The aim of this research is to demonstrate how the gallery and the collection were products and producers of specific art-historical situations, within a particular nineteenth-century Swedish art world. READ MORE