The Art Bulletin

The Art Bulletin publishes scholarship in all aspects of art history as practiced in the academy, museums, and other institutions. The Art Bulletin publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles and reviews in the area of art history.

Articles from Vol. 93, No. 1, March

At the Intersection: Kirchner, Kubista, and "Modern Morality," 1911-14
Bohumil Kubista and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner had already been engaged in an artistic dialogue for nearly a year when the 19 1 2 exhibition of the Sonderbund westdeutscher Künstler opened in Cologne, where they independently chose to show recent paintings...
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Constantinopolis/Istanbul: Cultural Encounter, Imperial Vision, and the Construction of the Ottoman Capital/The City's Pleasures: Istanbul in the Eighteenth Century/The Emergence of Modern Istanbul: Transformation and Modernisation of a City/Imparatorluk Baskentinden Cumhuriyet'in Modern Kentine: Henri Prost'un Istanbul Planlamasi (1936-1951)/from the Imperial Capital to the Republican Modern City: Henri Prost's Planning of Istanbul (1936-1951)
CIGDEM KAFESCIOGLU Constantinopolù/ Istanbul: Cultural Encounter, Imperìal Vision, and the Construction of the Ottoman Capital University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009. 346 pp.; 8 color ills., IM b/w, 3 maps. $100.00SHIRlNE HAMADEH...
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Lysippus Und Seine Freunde: Liebesgaben Und Gedächtnis Im Rom der Renaissance, Oder: Das Erste Jahrhundert der Medaille/Renaissance Medals Vol. 1, Italy, and Vol. 2, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and England
ULRICH PFISTERER Lysippus und seine Freunde: Liebesgaben und Gedächtnis im Rom der Renaissance, oder: Das Erste Jahrhundert der Medaille Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2008. 490 pp., 10 color ills., 200 b/w. euro79.80JOHN GRAHAM POLLARD Renaissance Medals...
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Objects of Translation: Material Culture and Medieval "Hindu-Muslim" Encounter
FINBARR B. FLOOD Objects of Translation: Material Culture and Medieval "Hindu-Muslim" Encounter Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 366 pp.: 180 b/w ills. $45.00This is an ambitious and erudite book for a specialist audience about the material...
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Optical Media: Berlin Lectures 1999
FRIEDRICH KITTLER Optical Media: Berlin Lectures 1 999 Trans. Anthony En ns Maiden, Mass.: Polity Press. 2010. 332 pp. $69.95Friedrich Kittler has long ranked among the leading figures in the field of media studies.1 Integrating the poststruciuralisms...
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Theatricalizing Death and Society in the Skeletons' Illusory Performance by Li Song
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)The outer dazzlingly cut and carvedThe inner pulled by strings,Crimson and purple [sleeves] fly up, float downSilver and gold seals glisten and shiiieLife and death come from [his] mouthFlourishing and...
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The Buddha's Finger Bones at Famensi and the Art of Chinese Esoteric Buddhism
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)Buddhism is, among other things, a religion of relics. Whether they purport to be of the founder, Säkyamuni Buddha, or of mythic Buddhas of the past, or of renowned saints and local holy men, relics have...
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The Mouth of Truth and the Forum Boarium: Oceanus, Hercules, and Hadrian
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)The most famous scene in the film Roman Holiday (1953), starring Gregor)' Peck and Audrey Hepburn, takes place in the narthex of S. Maria in Cosmedin. Peck guides Hepburn there to visit the Bocca della...
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