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‘Tibetan Treasures’ of the Weltmuseum Wien: A First Critical Approach to René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz’s Policy of Collecting
The Austrian tibetologist and ethnographer René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz purchased a significant part of the Tibetan collection at the Weltmuseum Wien during his three field trips to South Asia in the 1950s. Famous for his ...
On Ars Geminis. Fakes, Forgeries and Copies of Medieval and Renaissance Paintings
The LANIAC (Laboratorio di analisi non invasive su opere d’arte antica, moderna e contemporanea) of the University of Verona (Italy) and the CAEM (Centre d’Art d’Època Moderna) of the University of Lleida (Spain), two ...
The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives: Diaspora, Memory, and Movement
This study proposes to examine the politics of memory, diaspora, and the Tibetan Movement as articulated in the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), Dharamsala (India) – a symbol of defiance in refuge. Investigating ...
The Inaudible as an Effect: Tactics of Sound Erasure in Max Neuhaus
About his sound installation presented at MoMA in 1978, Max Neuhaus explained: “the sound itself was inaudible; what was audible was its effect on other sounds. It was a terrain of an inaudible sound which modified all the ...
“A Parisian in Venice”. Per Pietro Deuchino “parisiensis, impressor librorum et fusor characterum”
During the last years of the 16th c. the Venetian printing industry was still one of the major economic sectorsin the city, but production had dwindled to levels inferior to those of the middle years of the century because ...