Looking at Other Cultures

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Looking at Other Cultures. Works of Art as Icons of Memory
Edited by Anja Kervanto Nevanlinna
Society for Art History in Finland
Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia 22
Vaasa 1999, 186 pp.
PART I. LOOKING. Leila Koivunen, The Wealth of the Dark Continent. Representations of African objects in the illustrations of European travel literature; Berit Nordman, Decorated Bodies as icons of Tradition and Primitivism. Papua New Guinea Highlands adornment and its representations; Salla Kokkonen, From Ritual to Performance Art. South Indian powder painting ritual and performance art as performances; Henri Schildt, Space as Microcosm. Four traditional Brahmin houses in North-Malabar, South India; Elina Sorainen, Thousands of Years of Memory in a Clay Pot. A ceramics village in Sistän-Baluchistan, Iran; Virpi Huhtala, The Representation of Dionysos in Egyptian Textiles since Late Antiquity; PART II. REMEMBERING. Minna Törmä, Looking at Chinese Landscape Painting. Traditions of spatial presentation; Anna Kortelainen, Japan and Eros – Axel Gallen's Icons of Youth; Harri Kalha, Skin-Deep Beauties: Race, Gender and Aesthetics; Anne Aurasmaa, What to Remember, or Not to Remember. Of scientific exhibitions and other cultural displays.
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ISBN 951-97900-4-7
ISSN 0355-1938
Publisher Taidehistorian seura - Föreningen för konsthistoria
Series Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia
Published (year) 1999
Cover Softcover
Type of Binding Softcover binding
Languages english
Disciplines Art History
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