Search for dissertations about: "konstvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the word konstvetenskap.

  1. 1. In Search of the Pure Photograph : A Historiographic Study of the Farm Security Administration, Walker Evans, and the Survey Histories of Photography

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Fronton

    Author : Cecilia Strandroth; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; Art history; photography; historiography; documentary; history of photography; Farm Security Administration; Walker Evans; propaganda; modernism; media specificity; photographic archives; Konstvetenskap; History Of Art; konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : The photographic archive of the American New Deal agency Farm Security Administration (created 1935-1943) occupies an important place in the history of photography as an exemplar of documentary photography and as symbol of the Great Depression. This dissertation is a historiographic study of this narrative of FSA photography, which investigates the archive's monumental position in the historical narration and demonstrates other possible readings. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Out of Minimalism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Malin Hedlin Hayden; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; 1. Title. 2. Sculpture - twentieth century; notion of sculpture; aesthetics; figurative; abstract; applied minimalism. 3. Corporeal viewer. 4. Interpretation.; Konstvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation involves a threefold investigation of sculpture. Firstly, the interpretations are focused on particular artworks by three British sculptors: Antony Gormley (b. 1950), Anish Kapoor (b. 1954), and Rachel Whiteread (b. READ MORE

  5. 5. "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