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The Evolution and Possibilities of Literary Criticism

Literary criticism is defined as the study and interpretation of literature. There are many schools of literary criticism including the medieval, Renaissance, 19th century and new criticism. Literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory; nonetheless literary critics have not always been theorists.
Dec 30, 2014 |
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Government Grants Within The United States Humanities Sector

The humanities are defined as academic disciplines that primarily study the human condition. It includes the study of Archaeology, Comparative Religion, Ethics, History, Languages & Linguistics, Literature, Jurisprudence, Philosophy, History, Theory, and Criticism of the Arts, and finally Aspects of the Social Sciences Which Use Historical or...
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Robert J. Loescher - A Greater Art History Professor There Never Was!

Robert J. Loescher was the director for art history, theory and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He was the most stimulating and illuminating professor of Art History that I have ever known.  As a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where I majored in Drawing & Painting I took a number of Art...
Dec 30, 2014 |
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Theory Of The Nude In Art

My friends and family often ask me why so many artists paint (as they say) "naked people". Some think that the nude is only pornography, while others just think that it's out-dated in the art world. Most artists will tell you something along the lines of "we don't see them as 'naked' we just see beauty". Though this may be true, it doesn't answer...
Dec 29, 2014 |
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FilmSound.org

Site dedicated to the art of film sound design and film sound theory. Presents articles, glossaries, and theoretical texts.
Apr 8, 2016 |
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Movie 666

Offers alternative and progressive movie criticism, film reviews, parody posters, and humor.
Apr 8, 2016 |
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The Film Journal

Publication dedicated to passionate and informed film criticism based on the perspectives of an auteur.
Apr 8, 2016 |
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Center for Art and Visual Culture

Nonprofit organization conducts studies in contemporary art and visual culture, critical theory, art and cutural history, criticism, and the relationship between society and the arts.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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Synoptique

Web journal from Quebec whose main interest is in publishing bilingual and eclectic film criticism, theory and scholarship.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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School of Visual Arts Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Arts Critic Peter Schjeldahl

Peter Schjeldahl, senior art critic for The New Yorker, speaks about his experiences as an art critic, his views on the postmodern art world, and the idea of beauty. Hosted by College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts on October 4, 2007.
Apr 19, 2017 |
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Feldman's Method of Art Criticism

An overview of Edmund Feldman's four-step process for evaluating works of art
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Some Notes on Plato and Aristotle and Mimetic Theory of Art

Don't hesitate to comment below if you have any questions or additional phrases Some Notes on Plato and Aristotle and Mimetic Theory of Art ,Some Notes on Plato and Aristotle and Mimetic Theory of Art And a lot of other stuff. ,The Mimetic Theory of Art: “Art is essentially an imitation of Nature.” ,The Mimetic Theory of Art: Think of the...
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Art Criticism as Psychoanalysis

"Portrait of a Painter" episode (1962), Naked City
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Denis Dutton: "The Art Instinct" | Talks at Google

Denis Dutton visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book "The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution." This event took place on January 14, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series. The Art Instinct combines two fascinating and contentious disciplines—art and evolutionary science—in a provocative new work...
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Hal Foster - Art, Theory and the Critique of Ideology

Hal Foster discusses Jacques Rancière's, "The Misadventures of Critical Thought," in The Emancipated Spectator and Bruno Latour's, "Why Has Critique Run Out of Steam," in Critical Theory, at the 2012 Clark Symposium, Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology, 1975-1995.
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Introductions - Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology

April 21, 2012 Convened by Thomas Crow (Institute of Fine Arts at New York University) and Jonathan Katz (University at Buffalo), this symposium assessed the main intellectual currents that changed the study of later modern and contemporary art in the last part of the twentieth century. The emphasis of the symposium was placed on dialogue and...
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Mignon Nixon - Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology

Mignon Nixon discusses Leo Bersani's "Theory and Violence," in The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis, at the 2012 Clark Symposium, Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology, 1975-1995.
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Theodore Triandos - Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology

Theodore Triandos discusses Rosalind Krauss's, "The Originality of the Avant-Garde: A Postermodernist Reception," in October at the 2012 Clark Symposium, Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology, 1975-1995.
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Matthew Jesse Jackson - Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology

Matthew Jesse Jackson discusses Sven Lütticken's, "Secrecy and Publicity: Reactivating the Avant-Garde," in New Left Review at the 2012 Clark Symposium, Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology, 1975-1995.
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Paul Wood - Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology

Paul Wood discusses Ian Burn's, "The Art Market: Affluence and Degradation," in Artforum at the 2012 Clark Symposium, Art, Theory, and the Critique of Ideology, 1975-1995.
Mar 21, 2017 |
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

It's a girl! Read More

Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More