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Lover of the Strange, Sympathizer of the Rude, Barbarianologist of the Farthest Peripheries

Adam Green - July 5, 2017 in art, biography, chinese art, chinese art in the west, occidentalism, Painting, Pan Youxun, western art in china

CONJECTURES #5 — Winnie Wong brings us a short biography of the Chinese curioso Pan Youxun (1745-1780). At issue? Hubris, hegemony, and global art history.

Lover of the Strange, Sympathizer of the Rude, Barbarianologist of the Farthest Peripheries

Adam Green - July 5, 2017 in art, biography, chinese art, chinese art in the west, occidentalism, Painting, Pan Youxun, western art in china

CONJECTURES #5 — Winnie Wong brings us a short biography of the Chinese curioso Pan Youxun (1745-1780). At issue? Hubris, hegemony, and global art history.

Lover of the Strange, Sympathizer of the Rude, Barbarianologist of the Farthest Peripheries

Adam Green - July 5, 2017 in art, biography, chinese art, chinese art in the west, occidentalism, Painting, Pan Youxun, western art in china

CONJECTURES #5 — Winnie Wong brings us a short biography of the Chinese curioso Pan Youxun (1745-1780). At issue? Hubris, hegemony, and global art history.

Gustav Wunderwald’s Paintings of Weimar Berlin

Adam Green - May 31, 2017 in 1920s, Art & Illustrations, Berlin, Featured Articles, flâneur, gustav wunderwald, industrialisation, industry, interwar, neue sachlichkeit, new objectivity, Painting, roaring twenties, walter benjamin, working class

The Berlin of the 1920s is often associated with a certain image of excess and decadence, but it was a quite different side of the city — the sobriety and desolation of its industrial and working-class districts — which came to obsess the painter Gustav Wunderwald. Mark Hobbs explores.

Painted Photograph of an Unknown Man (ca. 1855–70)

Adam Green - October 11, 2016 in early photography, Painting, painting over photographs, Photography

An unusual example of a painted photograph, in which the artist has left sections untouched by paint.

Painted Photograph of an Unknown Man (ca. 1855–70)

Adam Green - October 11, 2016 in early photography, Painting, painting over photographs, Photography

An unusual example of a painted photograph, in which the artist has left sections untouched by paint.

Painted Photograph of an Unknown Man (ca. 1855–70)

Adam Green - October 11, 2016 in early photography, Painting, painting over photographs, Photography

An unusual example of a painted photograph, in which the artist has left sections untouched by paint.

Painted Photograph of an Unknown Man (ca. 1855–70)

Adam Green - October 11, 2016 in early photography, Painting, painting over photographs, Photography

An unusual example of a painted photograph, in which the artist has left sections untouched by paint.

Painted Photograph of an Unknown Man (ca. 1855–70)

Adam Green - October 11, 2016 in early photography, Painting, painting over photographs, Photography

An unusual example of a painted photograph, in which the artist has left sections untouched by paint.

Tribal Life in Old Lyme: Canada’s Colorblind Chronicler and his Connecticut Exile

Adam Green - September 2, 2015 in Art & Illustrations, Arthur Heming, Books, Canada, colorblindness, colourblindness, Florence Griswold, old lyme, Painting, wilderness

Abigail Walthausen explores the life and work of Arthur Heming, the Canadian painter who -- having been diagnosed with colourblindness as a child -- worked for most of his life in a distinctive pallete of black, yellow, and white.