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Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai Interview, Flor Sigaran 2010 DePaul University

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai Interview, Flor Sigaran

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai is a Chicago-born, Brooklyn-based Chinese Taiwanese American spoken word artist who fights for cultural pride and survival through how she spits and how she lives.

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai has been featured in over 400 performances worldwide at venues including the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, the House of Blues, the Apollo Theater, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and three seasons of the award-winning “Russell Simmons Presents HBO Def Poetry.” The author of Inside Outside Outside Inside (2004) and Thought Crimes (2005) and the CD Infinity Breaks (2006), Tsai has shared stages with Mos Def, KRS-One, Sonia Sanchez, Talib Kweli, Erykah ...


Quintessential Boise: An Architectural Journey, Charles Hummel, Tim Woodward, Jeanne Huff 2010 Boise State University

Quintessential Boise: An Architectural Journey, Charles Hummel, Tim Woodward, Jeanne Huff

University Books

Quintessential Boise considers how buildings, streets and landmarks meet the needs of people and make the city a livable place. Richly illustrated with art, maps and photography, the book offers a five-star system for rating architecture. Charles Hummel is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a recipient of the City of Boise's lifetime achievement award. Tim Woodward has been a columnist at the Idaho Statesman since 1975.


Ties That Bind: Hiram Powers' "Greek Slave" And Nineteenth-Century Marriage, Lauren K. Lessing 2010 Colby College

Ties That Bind: Hiram Powers' "Greek Slave" And Nineteenth-Century Marriage, Lauren K. Lessing

Faculty Scholarship

On an April evening in 1859, Louise Corcoran, the only child of fabulously wealthy banker, philanthropist, and art collector William Wilson Corcoran, married George Eustis Jr., a United States congressman from Louisiana, in her father’s Washington, D.C., mansion. A “select circle” of more than one thousand guests witnessed the ceremony, which took place in Corcoran’s private art gallery. Writing of the wedding for Harper’s Weekly, George Washington Jenkins noted that one of the original versions of Hiram Powers’s celebrated marble statue The Greek Slave stood at one end of the gallery, “in a bay window ...


The Logic Of Objects, David B. Eichelberger 2010 University of Nebraska at Lincoln

The Logic Of Objects, David B. Eichelberger

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

The human mind assimilates information and experiences quickly and constantly, and is aided by mental systems that we rely on to function. We classify the input of our lives with extreme efficiency. Our notions about the things we encounter in the world are learned from past experiences, and these expectations help us file the data of our lives. My work is composed to create pause. I am interested in slowing down the processes of assimilation by manipulating our expectations, and extending events measured in microseconds into saturated and engaging experiences. Functional qualities, visual rhythms, and exaggerated proportions are some of ...


Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber 2010 Syracuse University

Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

Hundreds of thousands of Jews from Poland came to America after 1880. Many built synagogues with details recalling synagogues in their homeland. Immigrant artisans brought motifs and methods of Poland. Many of these synagogues were small, so the relationship to Polish art was on the inside in the painted and carved decoration. Established architects also had access to Polish synagogues as sources. With publication of the Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-06) images of Polish synagogues, such as the Warsaw’s Tlomackie Street Synagogue, became part of many Jewish libraries. More Polish influence came in the 1950s. Most architects were building modern synagogues ...


Red River: The Narrative Works Of Edgar Tolson, Carl Mckenzie, Earnest Patton & Donny Tolson, Edgar Tolson, Carl McKenzie, Earnest Patton, Donny Tolson, Kentucky Folk Art Center 2010 Morehead State University

Red River: The Narrative Works Of Edgar Tolson, Carl Mckenzie, Earnest Patton & Donny Tolson, Edgar Tolson, Carl Mckenzie, Earnest Patton, Donny Tolson, Kentucky Folk Art Center

Kentucky Folk Art Center Exhibition Catalogs

2010 Kentucky Folk Art Center exhibition catalog of artists Edgar Tolson, Carl McKenzie, Earnest Patton and Donny Tolson.


The Strange Horses Came, Kentucky Folk Art Center 2010 Morehead State University

The Strange Horses Came, Kentucky Folk Art Center

Kentucky Folk Art Center Exhibition Catalogs

2010 Kentucky Folk Art Center exhibition catalog for the World Equestrian Games.


Stained Glass Windows Of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio, Produced By Wilbur H. Burnham Studios, Michael J. Tevesz 2010 Cleveland State University

Stained Glass Windows Of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio, Produced By Wilbur H. Burnham Studios, Michael J. Tevesz

Cleveland Memory

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral has over forty large stained glass windows that range in age from the 15 to the 20th Century. The medieval windows were produced in England and Germany, while the more contemporary windows were produced by such prominent studios as those directed by Willet, Connick, Tiffany, Heaton, Young, and Burnham. The more contemporary windows are of considerable artistic and historical interest, but there is very little information available about them. This monograph specifically focuses on the windows of Trinity Cathedral produced by the Wilbur H. Burnham Studios. The Burnham Studios windows are the most accessible windows within the ...


The Home Savings Bank Art Project, Adam Arenson 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

The Home Savings Bank Art Project, Adam Arenson

Adam Arenson

For more than three decades, Millard Sheets and his studio of artists designed Home Savings and Loan banks throughout California, studding their iconic projects with mosaics, murals, stained glass and sculptures that celebrated both family life and the history of the Golden State. This study recovers the history of this public art, from the commissioning of the first bank branch in 1952 through the recent history of the properties’ sale. It advances contemporary urban history by chronicling a corporate investment in public memory, describing how this interplay of community banking and public art fostered an image of community in California ...


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