Now showing items 1-16 of 16

  • Asger Jorn and the photographic essay on Scandinavian vandalism 

    Henriksen, Niels. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article will examine the work of the Danish painter, potter and sculptor Asger Jorn (1914-1973). Although Asger Jorn is sometimes presented as the Scandinavian exponent of post war Abstract Expressionism, he was really ...
  • Body and space: discovering the compositions of Paul Burman 

    Burman, Kristi (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article will discuss some aspects of Paul Burman's compositions. The creative endeavour of Paul Burman (1888-1934) belongs to the earliest period of Estonian art history. Born into a Baltic-German family, living mainly ...
  • The Cathedral of St Alexander Nevski in Sofia. 

    Leandro, Gloria. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2004) - Journal article
    Built to celebrate the liberation of Bulgaria from centuries of Ottoman domination, the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevski in Sofia has aroused only scant interest among art historians both inside and outside the country. ...
  • Curating the invisible: contemporary art practices and the production of meaning in Eastern Europe. 

    Stamenkovic, Marko. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2004) - Journal article
    This article addresses the system of art and the issue of contemporary art curatorship in the area known as ‘Eastern Europe’, with a particular emphasis on the status of curatorial practices in the postsocialist condition. ...
  • The embroidered diplomacy:the symbolism of banners used in the inauguration ceremony of the Illirian-Rascian regiment in 1735. 

    Todorovic, Jelena. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    Apart from more common forms of state aggrandisement, such as official portraiture, grand allegorical compositions and public monuments, ephemeral spectacles have played an important role in the formation of the state’s ...
  • The Idea of Sacrum in Polish Art of the 1980s 

    Gralinska-Toborek, Agnieszka. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    Polish art of the 1980s was in a period of transition from modernism to postmodernism. Theoretical debates and disputes concerning both of these terms and their interrelations are still going on. However, the goal of ...
  • If you build it, they will come: Europos Parkas. 

    Untiks, Inga. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article will examine the marriage of art and nature in the Europos Parkas Open-Air Museum on the outskirts of the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, which has become one of the most successful demonstrations of the ...
  • Jüri Okas’ ‘specific objects’: diverging discourses in Estonian Art in the 1970s. 

    Kurg, Andres. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article will look at the early works of Estonian architect and artist Jüri Okas and will try to work between diverging languages and interpretations, reading works by Okas against the background of Anglo-american ...
  • Karin Luts: an artist and her time. 

    Talvistu, Tiiu (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article discusses Karin Luts, one of the first women artists to be trained in Estonia, she was among those who left Estonia in small boats on the eve of the Soviet invasion and started new lives in Sweden. She had to ...
  • Saint Peter and Paul Church (Sinan Pasha Mosque), Famagusta: a forgotten Gothic moment in Northern Cyprus. 

    Walsh, Michael. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2004) - Journal article
    This article presents a very brief historical overview, and contemporary description, of the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus. In the light of the changing political situation in that island ...
  • Ship representations on Late Helladic III C pictorial pottery: some notes. 

    Petrakis, Vassilis P. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2004) - Journal article
    The present article aims to examine some iconographic aspects of ship representations on Late Helladic III C pictorial pottery (c.1220-1075 BC). Our primary focus is on the function of the ship motif within the context of ...
  • Subversive evidence regarding the birth of Neohellenic painting. 

    Alevizou, Denise-Chole (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2004) - Journal article
    Systematic analysis and comparative study of the eariest known written works on the art of painting in the history of Neohellenic art, has brought to light new evidence regarding its first School of painting, the Heptanese ...
  • Symbols of growth: the decoration of Swedish schools 1890-1920. 

    Shepherd, Rachael (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article will discuss the placing of art in schools in Sweden and the ideology behind this. The activities of Föreningen för skolornas prydande med konstverk [The Society for the Decoration of Schools with Artwork] and ...
  • Tamara de Lempicka 1898-1980 

    Hodge, Kim. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    Tamara de Lempicka’s fusion of artistic influences from 16th & 17th century Italy with the exuberant modernity of 1920’s Parisian society made her a leading figure in the world of Art Deco’s painters. Lempicka’s accomplishments ...
  • The wall painting of the Chapel-martyrium Motsameta in the rock–cut monastery complex of Udabno David–Gareji. 

    Khoshtaria, Tinatin. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2004) - Journal article
    Among the numerous churches of the monasteries of Gareji, there is situated at the top of a mountain in west of the mine complex, the little church of the Forty Martyrs, or Motsameta. The paintings of this chapel-martyrium, ...
  • Writers' Bloc: reading into late Soviet experience through Latvian artists' books. 

    Svede, Mark Allen. (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article focuses on book works by Latvian artists during the late-Soviet period, and also offers an initial discussion of the peculiarities of the Soviet publishing environment, as it existed shortly before the USSR’s ...