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Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity

Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity

Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg
September 15, 2017

Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times....

Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum: Exchanging Views of Empire

Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum: Exchanging Views of Empire

Kathleen Davidson
March 27, 2017

The Victorian era heralded an age of transformation in which momentous changes in the field of natural history coincided with the rise of new visual technologies. Concurrently, different parts of the British Empire began to more actively claim their right to being acknowledged as indispensable...

Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America

Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America

Christine Filippone
October 06, 2016

The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological...

The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles

The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles

Isabel Wünsche
September 28, 2015

The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the creative principles of nature. Isabel Wünsche analyzes the artistic influences, intellectual foundations, and scientific publications that shaped the formation of these...

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