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Hollywood’s art histories

Doris Berger

Doris Berger is a curator at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, USA. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles and the director of the Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany. Her practice includes writing, teaching, curatorial and audiovisual work focusing on intersections of art and film in modern and contemporary American and European art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projected Art History : Biopics, Celebrity Culture, and the Popularizing of American Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...This book has concentrated on a segment of popular art history, taking into consideration its intertextuality, intermediality, historicity, and functionality. It has demonstrated that this segment is an important factor in producing...

Pollock

Doris Berger

Doris Berger is a curator at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, USA. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles and the director of the Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany. Her practice includes writing, teaching, curatorial and audiovisual work focusing on intersections of art and film in modern and contemporary American and European art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projected Art History : Biopics, Celebrity Culture, and the Popularizing of American Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... in many biopics the artist is not a lone fighter; he or she is usually presented in professional and private relationships. The reason for this may be that (artist-)couples literally ask for the building of legends, as Renate Berger has shown...

Artists’ biographies in film as popular art history

Doris Berger

Doris Berger is a curator at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, USA. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles and the director of the Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany. Her practice includes writing, teaching, curatorial and audiovisual work focusing on intersections of art and film in modern and contemporary American and European art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projected Art History : Biopics, Celebrity Culture, and the Popularizing of American Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... artist father Orazio Gentileschi or for Séraphine de Senlis, the collector Wilhelm Uhde. Verena Kuni even goes so far as to call the biopics of female artists a sub-genre of male artist’s biopics.See Kuni (2004, 221–32), and Berger (2010,...

Basquiat and celebrity culture

Doris Berger

Doris Berger is a curator at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, USA. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles and the director of the Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany. Her practice includes writing, teaching, curatorial and audiovisual work focusing on intersections of art and film in modern and contemporary American and European art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Projected Art History : Biopics, Celebrity Culture, and the Popularizing of American Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... the inequities, oppression, privileges, and sufferings in its train, dislodging them/us by undercutting the authority with which they/we speak and act in and on the world” (Dyer 2003, 301); see also Dyer (1997) and Berger (1999). When considering...