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0247 Svetlana Makeeva, Installation: Genre, Medium, or What?

Since its emergence at the international scene in the 1970s, installation has been one of the artforms central to the contemporary art system. Yet at the theoretical level the issue of its categorial framework remains unresolved. Concepts and terms such as "genre", "medium", "intermediality", "post-medium" and "postconceptual" condition have all been applied to installation art. […]

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0245 Katarina Horvat-Levaj and Margareta Turkalj Podmanicki, A Symbol of Habsburg Military Power: the Slavonian General Command Palace in Osijek (1723)

The Palace of the Slavonian General Command in Osijek stands out from kindred administrative buildings in the wider Central-European region. Its richly diversified exterior accentuated by a portal with atlantes, and a complex interior organized around a three-aisled vestibule indicate that the origins of the design lay in the Baroque architecture of Vienna […]

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0237-0243 Special Issue "Constructing Nationhood in Early Modern Rome", eds. Susanne Kubersky-Piredda and Tobias Daniels

In the Early Modern period, the concept of national identity differed greatly from the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century ideology of the nation state. The word natio defined a group of persons unified by common territorial origins and cultural markers such as language, habits, customs, traditions, and confessions. Like no other city in Europe, Rome, home of the papacy, destination of pilgrims, and metropolis of art, was a perpetual hub for foreigners and thus was an ideal laboratory for the formation of national identities and their representation on an international stage.

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