Art across frontiers : cross-cultural encounters in America : introduction

Lewthwaite, Stephanie (2013) Art across frontiers : cross-cultural encounters in America : introduction. Journal of American Studies, 47 (2). pp. 301-311. ISSN 1469-5154

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This short introduction provides a brief overview of the collection, by addressing the main historiographical and theoretical concerns that unite the individual contributions and by placing the essays in comparative, inter-American and interdisciplinary perspective. What do comparative analyses tell us about patterns of cross-cultural exchange in the visual arts? More specifically, what do these analyses tell us about the role of ethnic agency and audience, and the complex relationship between artistic practice and the ‘mainstream’, the local and the global?

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Additional Information: Copyright Cambridge University Press.
Keywords: American art; visual culture; cross-cultural exchange
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies > Department of American and Canadian Studies
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Depositing User: Lewthwaite, Stephanie
Date Deposited: 09 May 2016 13:40
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 16:36

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