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Journal

2011

Western Michigan University

Articles 1 - 5 of 5

Full-Text Articles in Art and Design

[Photographs], Valerie Dawn Hampton Sep 2011

[Photographs], Valerie Dawn Hampton

The Hilltop Review

Photos of the Abbey Church of Rievaulxand The Cloister, An Augustinian Convent Translated to the Bahama.


Michigan Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Brandon Bruce Dellario Sep 2011

Michigan Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Brandon Bruce Dellario

The Hilltop Review

Artwork.


Artwork, Brandon Bruce Dellario Sep 2011

Artwork, Brandon Bruce Dellario

The Hilltop Review

Michigan Ruby-throated Hummingbird and two untitled paintings.


Artwork, Brandon Dellario, Alessandra Santos Pye Sep 2011

Artwork, Brandon Dellario, Alessandra Santos Pye

The Hilltop Review

Artwork by Brandon Dellario: Hummingbird, Annarose, Boats, Moon Over Marin, Blue Sail Boat. Cover art also by Dellario.

Artwork by Alessandra Santos Pye: The exhausted bird remains exuberant.


Re-Visioning White Nudes: Race And Sexual Discourse In Ottoman Harems 1700-1900, Jennifer M. Black Sep 2011

Re-Visioning White Nudes: Race And Sexual Discourse In Ottoman Harems 1700-1900, Jennifer M. Black

The Hilltop Review

As a viable social actor, art constitutes one of many institutions participating in the creation and reification of ideologies constructed within our society. Investigating the work of Ingres, Gérôme, and others reveals striking connections between the ritual use of Europeanized women in Orientalist harem paintings and the perpetual nature of women’s social oppression. A close examination of prominent works provokes the question “why paint recognizably white women against such non-white Eastern backdrops?” Continually, visual hierarchies and prescriptive codes allow the virtual entrance of the male voyeur into the painting. (first paragraph)