Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation
SPECIAL ISSUES
Vol. 30, No. 3 (September 2014)
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Classifying Content: Photographic Collections and Theories of Thematic Ordering, edited by Chiara Franceschini and Katia Mazzucco

Chiara Franceschini and Katia Mazzucco, Introduction

Classifying Content on Paper (ca. 1900-1950)
Ute Dercks, “And because the use of the photographic device is impossible without a proper card catalog . . .”: The Typological-Stylistic Arrangement and the Subject Cross-reference Index of the KHI’s Photothek (1897–1930s)

Katia Mazzucco, (Photographic) Subject-matter: Fritz Saxl Indexing Mnemosyne—A Stratigraphy of the Warburg Institute Photographic Collection’s System

Estelle Blaschke, “Making History a Slightly Profitable Thing”: The Bettmann Archive and the Commodification of Images

Elizabeth Sears, American Iconography: Assessing FSA Photographs, 1945

Transitions to Digital Projects
Colum P. Hourihane, Classifying Subject Matter in Medieval Art: The Index of Christian Art at Princeton University

Rembrandt Duits, A New Resource Based on Old Principles: The Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Vol. 29, Nos. 1-2 (March-June 2013)
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Digital Art History, edited by Murtha Baca, Anne Helmreich & Nuria Rodríguez Ortega

INTRODUCTION
Murtha Baca and Anne Helmreich

Gazing at “the Big Picture”
Johanna Drucker, Is There a 'Digital' Art History?

Diane M. Zorich, Digital Art History: A Community Assessment

Thomas W. Gaehtgens, Thoughts on the Digital Future of the Humanities and Art History

New Research Methods in the Digital Age: Data Visualization, Spatial Analysis, Image Recognition
Peter Bell, Joseph Schlecht, and Björn Ommer, Nonverbal Communication in Medieval Illustrations Revisited by Computer Vision and Art History

Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, "I bought a piece of Roman furniture on the Internet. It's quite good but low on polygons."—Digital Visualization of Cultural Heritage and its Scholarly Value in Art History

Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, Catherine Dossin, and Sorin Adam Matei, Spatial (Digital) History: A Total Art History?—The ARTL@S Project

Luciana Martins, Sven Helmer, and Denise Y. Arnold, Exploring Weaving Structures in the Andes: Reflections on the Creation of a Digital Archive

Rethinking Publication, Dissemination, and Knowledge Sharing
Hans Brandhorst, Aby Warburg's Wildest Dreams Come True?

Brooke Kellaway, Cataloging Contemporary Art in the Digital Age

D. Samuel Quigley, Elizabeth Neely, Amy Parkolap, and Gloria Groom, Scholarship and Digital Publications: Where Research Meets Innovative Technology

Charles Rhyne, The Book Transformed

Pauline Saliga and Ann Whiteside, Collaboration at its Best: How Dozens of Digital Humanists Helped a Learned Society Create Three Online Academic Resources in Four Years

AFTERWORD
Nuria Rodríguez Ortega, Digital Art History: An Examination of Conscience

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Murtha Baca, Anne Helmreich, and Nuria Rodríguez Ortega

REVIEWS
Paul B. Jaskot reviewing Debates in the Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K. Gold

Ophelia Celine & Vanessa Venti reviewing Audubon's Birds of America at the University of Pittsburgh-http://digital.library.pitt.edu/a/audubon/; The Elements of Drawing: John Ruskin's Teaching Collection at Oxford-http://ruskin.ashmolean.org; Maynard L. Parker, Modern Photography-http://huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=3970

Vol. 28, No. 4 (December 2012)
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The Pleasures and Problems of Drink, edited by Annemarie McAllister

Annemarie McAllister and James Nicholls, The Pleasures and Problems of Drink—Introduction

Frank Murray, Picturing the "Road to Ruin": Visual Representations of a Standard Temperance Narrative, 1830—1855

Annemarie McAllister, Picturing the Demon Drink: How Children were Shown Temperance Principles in the Band of Hope

Fiona Fisher, Presenting the Perfect Pint: Drink and Visual Pleasure in Late Nineteenth-Century London

Guy Jordan, Thomas Cole's Intemperate Empire

Christopher Williams, "Let's Smash It!"—Mobilizing the Masses against the Demon Drink in Soviet-Era Posters

Annemarie McAllister, Public Engagement with Visual Historical Resources: The 2012 "Temperance and the Working Class" Project

AFTERWORD
Hans Brandhorst, The Iconography of the Pleasures and Problems of Drink: Thoughts on the Opportunities and Challenges for Access and Collaboration in the Digital Age

Vol. 28, No. 1 (March 2012)
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Renaissance Portraiture in Italy, edited by Arne R. Flaten and Stephanie R. Miller

Arne R. Flaten and Stephanie R. Miller, Renaissance Portraiture in Italy—Introduction

Arne R. Flaten, The Cosimo Medals Revisited

Jennifer Liston, The Performance of Empire, Leone Leoni's Charles V as Virtus Subduing Fury

Katherine R. Smith Abbott, "Sons of the Truth, Lovers of Virtue": Painting the Patrician in Renaissance Venice

Mary E. Frank, The Badoer-Giustinian Portrait Busts: A Visual Ricordanza of a Noble Venetian Family

Allyson Burgess Williams, Power and Painting in Sixteenth-Century Ferrara: Titian's Portraits of Alfonso I d'Este

Stephanie R. Miller, A Tale of Two Portraits: Titian's Seated Portraits of Philip II

Vol. 27, No. 4 (December 2011)
 

The Crisis in Art History

Christine L. Sundt, Editorial: The "Crisis"—Revelations, Reactions, Reinventions (including as Appendix A, AAMD Policy on the Use of "Thumbnail" Digital Images in Museum Online Initiatives and as Appendix B, Visual Resources Association: Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study)

The Crisis in Art History, special feature, edited by Patricia Mainardi

Introduction, by Patricia Mainardi

Art History: "Research that 'matters'"?, by Patricia Mainardi

Defining the Crisis in Art History, by Patricia Rubin

The Crisis in Art History?, by Stephen Murray

Just What Is It That Makes Contemporary Art So Different, So Appealing?, by Pepe Karmel

Museums in Crisis?, by Elizabeth W. Easton

The Crisis in Art History: Ten Problems, Ten Solutions, by Maxwell L. Anderson

Kathryn M. Rudy, Open Access: Imaging Policies for Medieval Manuscripts in Three University Libraries Compared

Bowdoin Davis, Jr., Copyright's Immoral Rights?

Vol. 27, No. 2 (June 2011)
 

Intersection of Photography and Architecture, edited by Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Paolo Scrivano

Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Paolo Scrivano, Intersection of Photography and Architecture—Introduction

Claude Baillargeon, Construction Photography and the Rhetoric of Fundraising: The Maison Durandelle Sacré-Coeur Commission

Wei-Cheng Lin, Preserving China: Liang Sicheng's Survey Photos from the 1930s and 1940s

Maria Antonella Pelizzari, Gio Ponti, “Discorso sull'arte fotografica”(1932)

Juliana Maxim, Developing Socialism: The Photographic Condition of Architecture in Romania, 1958–1970

Philip Ursprung, Limits to Representation: Peter Zumthor and Hans Danuser

Dana Buntrock, Review Essay: Yasuhiro Ishimoto's Photographs of Katsura Imperial Retreat

Judy Ditner, reviewing Beyond the Architect's Eye: Photographs and the American Built Environment by Mary N. Woods

Dalia H. Linssen, reviewing Aaron Siskind and Louis Sullivan: The Institute of Design Photo Section Project by Jeffrey Plank

Vol. 27, No. 1 (March 2011)
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A Tribute to Helene E. Roberts

"Second Hand Images": On Art's Surrogate Means and Media, Part II: Collecting and Iconography, edited by Julie F. Codell

Christine L. Sundt, Editorial: Helene E. Roberts' Golden Touch & William C. Brumfield's "Gallery" Re-presented

Julie F. Codell, Collecting and Iconography: On Art's Means and Media—Introduction

Dianne Sachko Macleod, Art Collecting As Play: Lady Charlotte Schreiber (1812-1895)

Maya Gervits, Historicism, Nationalism, and Museum Architecture in Russia from the Nineteenth to the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Susan P. Casteras, Joseph Noel Paton's Bond and Free: Five Sketches Illustrative of Slavery

Lucretia Hoover Giese, Winslow Homer's "Better Painting": Old Woman Gathering Faggots, 1865

Alicia Craig Faxon, The Pre-Raphaelites and the Mythic Image: Iconographies of Women

Liana De Girolami Cheney, Giorgio Vasari's Incredulity of Saint Thomas, 1569-1572

Vol. 26, No. 3 (September 2010)

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A Tribute to Helene E. Roberts

"Second Hand Images": On Art's Surrogate Means and Media, Part I: The Art Press and Photography, edited by Julie F. Codell

Christine L. Sundt, Editorial: Honoring Helene E. Roberts

Julie F. Codell, "Second Hand Images": On Art's Surrogate Means and Media—Introduction

Meaghan Clarke, Critical Mediators: Locating the Art Press

Anne Helmreich, The Death of the Victorian Art Periodical

Anthony Hamber, Building Nineteenth-century Photographic Resources: The South Kensington Museum and William Blackmore

Mary Bergstein, Freud's Egyptian Photographs: Scenes from a Library

Fiorella Gioffredi Superbi, The Photograph and Bernard Berenson: The Story of a Collection

Régine Thiriez, William Saunders, Photographer of Shanghai Customs

GALLERY: William C. Brumfield

William C. Brumfield, (Re)presenting Russian Architecture

Vol. 26, No. 2 (June 2010)

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Seeing and/or Believing the Photograph, edited by Jordan Bear

Jordan Bear, Introduction: Photography's "And/Or" Nature

Ulrich Keller, Photography, History, (Dis)belief

Josh Ellenbogen, The Eye of the Sun and the Eye of God

Michael Charlesworth, Photography, the Index, and the Nonexistent: Alfred Watkins' Discovery (or Invention) of the Notorious Ley-lines of British Archaeology

Andrés Mario Zervigón, Persuading the Unseen? Die Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung, Photography, and German Communism's Iconophobia

GALLERY: Warren Neidich

Kathy Kubicki, Reinventing History: Warren Neidich, Photography, Re-enactment, and Contemporary Event Culture

Ulrich Baer, reviewing Images in Spite of All: Four Photographs from Auschwitz, by Georges Didi-Huberman

Kate Palmer Albers, reviewing The Disciplinary Frame: Photographic Truths and the Capture of Meaning, by John Tagg

Emerson Bowyer, reviewing The Pygmalion Effect: From Ovid to Hitchcock, by Victor Stoichita

Russell Lord, reviewing The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer, by Louis Kaplan, and Photography and Spirit, by John Harvey

Fae Brauer, reviewing Picture Imperfect: Photography and Eugenics 1870-1940, by Anne Maxwell

Jutta Schickore, reviewing Six Stories from the End of Representation: Images in Painting, Photography, Astronomy, Microscopy, Particle Physics, and Quantum Mechanics, 1980-2000, by James Elkins

Vol. 26, No. 1 (March 2010)

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Urban Image Now: Photographic and Filmic Manifestations of a Subjective City Experience, edited by Miriam Paeslack

Miriam Paeslack, Introduction-Urban Image Now: Photographic and Filmic Manifestations of a Subjective City Experience

Elisabeth Neudörfl, Photography vs. Visibility: Seeing Unseen Aspects of a City

Stephen Monteiro, Outside and In-Between: Representations and Spatial Production in Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster's Urban Imagery

Robin Clark, Urban Archaeologies: Embodied Viewership in Recent Media Art

Nana Last, Reimag(in)ing the Urban

Simeon Hunter, reviewing Holding Out and Hanging On: Surviving Hurricane Katrina, by Thomas Neff

Vol. 25, No. 4 (December 2009)

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Digital Crossroads: New Directions in 3D Architectural Modeling in the Humanities, edited by Arne R. Flaten and Alyson A. Gill

Arne R. Flaten and Alyson A. Gill, Digital Crossroads: New Directions in 3D Architectural Modeling in the Humanities-Overview

Alyson A. Gill, Digitizing the Past: Charting New Courses in the Modeling of Virtual Landscapes

David Sherratt Johnson, Testing Geometric Authenticity: Standards, Methods, and Criteria for Evaluating the Accuracy and Completeness of Archaeometric Computer Reconstructions

Arne R. Flaten, The Ashes2Art Project: Digital Models of Fourth-Century BCE Delphi, Greece

Sheila Bonde and Clark Maines, with Elli Mylonas and Julia Flanders, The Virtual Monastery: Re-Presenting Time, Human Movement, and Uncertainty at Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, Soissons

Paula Lupkin, "Auteur" or Architectural Historian? Digitally Modeling the New York YMCA

Christopher Johanson,Visualizing History: Modeling in the Eternal City

Vol. 25, Nos. 1-2 (March-June 2009)
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Visualizing the Invisible: Visionary Technologies in Religious and Cultural Contexts, edited by Lisa Bitel

Lisa Bitel, Introduction: Visualizing the Invisible: Visionary Technologies in Religious and Cultural Contexts

Andrew Fogleman, Finding a Middle Way: Late Medieval Naturalism and Visionary Experience

Dallas G. Denery II, Protagoras and the Fourteenth-Century Invention of Epistemological Relativism

Luis R. Corteguera, Talking Images in the Spanish Empire: Vision and Action

Lisa Bitel with images by Matt Gainer, Looking the Wrong Way: Authenticity and Proof of Religious Vision

Roberto Lint Sagarena, Making a There There: Marian Muralism and Devotional Streetscapes

Daniel Wojcik, Spirits, Apparitions, and Traditions of Supernatural Photography

Ann Taves, Channeled Apparitions: On Visions that Morph and Categories that Slip

William A. Christian, Jr., AFTERWORD: Islands in the Sea: The Public and Private Distribution of Knowledge of Religious Visions

Vol. 24, No. 3 (September 2008)
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Imaging Blackness in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Maria P. Gindhart

Maria P. Gindhart, Introduction: Imaging Blackness in the Long Nineteenth Century

Kevin Michael Scott, The "Negro Touch" and the "Yankee Trick": William Sidney Mount and the Art of Race and Ethnicity

Guy Jordan, Race in Transit: Intoxication and Slavery in the Art of Charles Deas

Peter Benson Miller, "Des couleurs primitives:" Miscegenation and French Painting of Algeria

Catherine E. Anderson, A Zulu King in Victorian London: Race, Royalty and Imperialist Aesthetics in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain

Maria P. Gindhart, Cro-Magnon and Khoi-San: Constant Roux's Racialized Relief Sculptures of Prehistoric Artists

Vol. 24, No. 2 (June 2008)
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Visual Collections as Historical Evidence, edited by Craig Horner, Katy Layton-Jones and David Stewart

Katy Layton-Jones, Introduction: Visual Collections as Historical Evidence

Stephen Connolly, Unseeing the Past: Vision and Modern British History

Robin Usher, Reading Architecture: St. Andrew's Church, Dublin, 1670-1990

Nick Mansfield, The Contribution of the National Banner Survey to Debates on Nineteenth-Century Popular Politics

David Clampin, "The war has turned our lives upside-down": The Merit of Commercial Advertising in Documenting the Cultural History of the British Home Front in the Second World War

John K. Walton, Commemorating the Co-op: Nostalgia, Identity and the Visual Traces of the Co-operative Movement in Twentieth-Century Britiain

David Stewart, The British Labour Party, "Parliamentary Socialism," and Thatcherism, 1979-1990: A Visual Perspective

Katy Latyon-Jones, Visual Quotations: Referencing Visual Sources as Historical Evidence

Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2 (March-June 2007)
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Visual Documentation in Freud's Vienna, edited by Mary Bergstein

Bettina Hagen, The Cast Collection at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

Astrid Mahler (translated by Elborg Forster), A World of Forms from Nature: New Impulses for the Aesthetic of the Jugendstil

Louis Rose, Daumier in Vienna: Ernst Kris, E.H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Cheryl A. Logan, Cases and Prototypes: Constitutionalism and Photographic Portrayal of the Person in Freud's Vienna

Elfriede Haslauer (translated by John Winbigler), Egypt in Nineteenth-century Vienna: A Phantasm?

Diane O'Donoghue, Mapping the Unconscious: Freud's "Topographic" Constructions

Michael Molnar, From Image to Evidence: At the Historic Corner Window. 17.6.1897

Forbes Morlock, The Very Picture of a Primal Scene: Une leçon clinique à la Salpêtrière

Vol. 22, No. 2 (June 2006)

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Before and After the Wall: German Photography in Discourse and Practice, edited by Miriam Paeslack

Ulrich Rüter, Photography in Germany Today: A Sketch of Its Institutional Landscape

Arne Reimer, Beyond the "Becher School": Recent Tendencies in German Photography of the Post-Reunification Era

Anette Hüsch, Real Fiction: Peter Bialobrzeski's Search for Convincing Images

Maren Polte, Photography: Irrelevant or Indispensable? Pictorial Science from the Perspective of Photography

Cristina Cuevas-Wolf, Nature, Technique and Perception: Twentieth-century Afterimages and Modes of Scientific Representation

Vol. 22, No. 1 (March 2006)

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Nineteenth-century Popular Arts, edited by Ann Bermingham

Romita Ray, The Beast in a Box: Playing with Empire in Early Nineteenth-century Britain

Daniel Harkett, Illusions of Power: The Diorama and the Royalist Press in Restoration Paris

Michael Leja, Art and Class in the Era of Barnum

Alison Fraunhar, Picturing the Nation: Marquillas Cigarerras Cubanas and the Plantation

Vanessa R. Schwartz, Afterward: The Promise and Perils of Visual Culture's Big Tent

Vol. 21, No. 3 (September 2005)

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The Period Room Debate and the Making of America's Public Art Museum, edited by Sally Anne Duncan

Thomas Andrew Denenberg, Picture Houses and Period Rooms: Wallace Nutting, the Museum, and the Market

Kristina Wilson, Style and Lifestyle in the Machine Age: The Modernist Period Rooms of "The Architect and the Industrial Arts"

Curt Germundson, Alexander Dorner's Atmosphere Room: The Museum as Experience

Elizabeth Kennedy, Home on the Range: Frederic Remington's Recreated Studio at the Whitney Gallery of Western Art

Vol. 21, No. 2 (June 2005)

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Photojournalism, Mass Media and the Politics of Spectacle, edited by Amy Lyford and Carol Payne

Ulrich Keller, Producing/Controlling Spectacle: Presidential Speech in Media Reportage

Stan Honda: An Interview by Amy Lyford & Carol Payne

Terri Weissman, The Spectacle of Trauma: 9/11 in the Museum

Randa Shaath: An Interview by Carol Payne & Amy Lyford

Jane Blocker, A Cemetery of Images: Meditations on the Burial of Photographs

Mark Danner, An Excerpt from "The Secret Road to Abu Ghraib" With an Introduction by Carol Payne & Amy Lyford

Vol. 21, No. 1 (March 2005)

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The Destruction of Our Cultural Heritage: Examples of Visual Documentation from Iraq, Afghanistan and Croatia

Vibiana Bowerman and Nensi Brailo, Protecting Our Shared Cultural Heritage: An Overview of Protocols and Projects

Wlodek Witek, The Eyes and Ears of an Explorer: Database for Audiovisual Archives of a Norwegian Linguist from his Journeys to Afghanistan and South Asia, 1923-1975

Linda Groom, An Interlude in Iraq: The Photographs and Dairies of Australian Photographer Frank Hurley in the Catalogues of the National Library of Australia

Jeffrey B. Spurr, Glimpses of an Eclipsed Heritage: Photography of Afghanistan in the Collections of the Fine Arts Library at Harvard

Francis Deblauwe, Antiquities and the Iraq War: Information, the Web and Pictures

Clemens Reichel, Beyond Cataloguing Losses: the Iraq Museum Database Project at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

Vol. 20, Nos. 2-3 (June-September 2004)

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Copying in Medieval Art, edited by Sarah Blick, Rita Tekippe, and Vibeke Olson

Sarah Blick, Exceptions to Krautheimer's Theory of Copying

Rita W. Tekippe, Copying Power: Emulation, Appropriation, and Borrowing for Royal Political Purposes

Vibeke Olson, The Significance of Sameness: An Overview of Standardization and Imitation in Medieval Art

Cheryl Gohdes Goggin, Copying Manuscript Illuminations: The Trees of Vices and Virtues

Yao-Fen You, Krautheimer and the Marketplace: Vernacular Copies of Antwerp Compound Altarpieces in the Rhineland

Janet Snyder, "A Good Head for Business": Evidence of Standardization in Medieval Stone Sculpture

Marguerite Keane, Louis IX, Louis X, Louis of Navarre: Family Ties and Political Identity in the Hours of Jeanne de Navarre

Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2003)

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Describing Depictions vs. Depicting Descriptions, edited by Jan L. de Jong

Jan L. de Jong, Word Processing in the Italian Renaissance: Action and Reaction with Pen and Paintbrush

Liana De Girolami Cheney, Giorgio Vasari's Astraea: A Symbol of Justice

Lyckle de Vries, Written Paintings: Real and Imaginary Works of Art in De Lairesse's Schilderboek

Kathryn N. Benzel, Modern In(ter)ventions: Reading the Visual

Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2003)

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Paul van Moorsel and the Documentation of the Ancient Near East, edited by Colum Hourihane

Mat Immerzeel, Introduction to Paul van Moorsel

Hans Brandhorst, The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek MS 76 F 5: A Psalter Fragment?

Claudine A. Chavannes-Mazel, Popular Belief and the Image of the Beardless Christ

Mat Immerzeel, A Day at the Sarcophagus Workshop

Karel C. Innemée, Veneration of Portraits, Icons, and the Relics in Christian Egypt

Gertrud J.M. van Loon, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in Paradise in Coptic Wall Painting

Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 2002)

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Following the Archival Turn: Photography, the Museum, and the Archive, edited by Cheryl Simon

Carol Payne and Jeffrey Thomas, Aboriginal Interventions into the Photographic Archives: A Dialogue between Carol Payne and Jeffrey Thomas

Vid Ingelevics, Culture (Camera) Commerce: The Gift Shop Exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Christine Y. Hahn, Exhibition as Archive: Beaumont Newhall, Photography 1839-1937, and the Museum of Modern Art

Miranda J. Wallace, August Sander's Photographic Archive: Fables of the Reconstruction

Lyndell Brown and Charles Green, Robert Smithson's Gost in 1920s Hamburg: Reading Aby Warburg's Mnemosyne Atlas as a Non-Site

Vol. 17, No. 4 (2001)
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Harwood Academic Publishers
From Albums to the Academy: Postcards and Art History, edited by Jordana Mendelson

David Prochaska, Thinking Postcards

Allan Life, Picture Postcards by M.V. Dhurandhar: Scenes and Types of India-with a Difference

Ellen Handy, Postcard Sublime: William Henry Jackson's Western Landscapes

Lynda Klitch, Little Women: The Female Nude in the Golden Age of Picture Postcards

Craig Eliason, Manifestos by Mail: Postcards in the Theo van Doesburg Correspondence

Peter Chametzky, The Post History of Willi Baumeister's Anti-Nazi Postcards

Vol. 17, No. 1 (2001)
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Harwood Academic Publishers
Illustrations as Visual Resources, edited by William B. MacGregor and Louis Marchesano

Evelyn Lincoln, Models for Science and Craft: Isabella Parasole's Botanical and Lace Illustrations

William B. MacGregor, Illustration and its Afterlife: The Visual Uses of Sébastien Le Clerc's Pratique de la géométrie

Laura H. Hollengreen, Illustrating Architecture

Kent Minturn, Digitally-Enhanced Evidence: MoMA's Reconfiguration of Namuth's Pollock

James Elkins, On Some Useless Images

Vol. 16, No. 3 (2000)
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Lost Works of Art, edited by Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

Carol Neuman de Vegvar, The Architecture of Women's Monasticism in Archaeology and in Early Insular Texts

Frank Futral, Text as Image: Charles Willson Peale's "Lost" Staircase Self-Portrait

Liana De Girolami Cheney, Giorgio Vasari's Visual Interpretation of Ancient Lost Paintings

Elizabeth E. Guffey, Reconstructing the Limits of Propaganda: Pierre-Paul Prud'hon and the Art of Napoleon's Remarriage

Carrie Lambert, Documentary Dialectics: Performance Lost and Found

Vol. 16, No. 2 (2000)
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Harwood Academic Publishers
Plagiarism in Art (and Art History), edited by Mary Vaccaro

Gunnar Swanson, Where Can I Steal a Clever Title for this Article?

Anne L. Schroder, Reversals of Power: Artistic Property, Counterfeiture, and the 1793 French Copyright Act

Stephen Petersen, Innovation and the Rhetoric of Plagiarism: The Klein/Takis Rivalry

Judy Sund, The Preke Speaks: Kahlúa's Co-option of West Mexican Burial Effigies

Richard T. Pfohl, The Key to the (Digital) Salon: Copyright and the Control of Creative Expression

Vol. 15, No. 3 (1999)
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Harwood Academic Publishers
The Early History of the Phaidon Press, 1923-1967, edited by Valerie Holman

Nigel Spivey, A Short History of the Phaidon Press, 1923-1998

Ernst Fischer, The Phaidon Press in Vienna, 1923-1938

Valerie Holman, Art Books Against the Odds, Phaidon in England, 1938-1950

Elly Miller, Ludwig Goldscheider: a Memoir

Harvey Miller, Phaidon and the Business of Art Book Publishing, 1923-1967

Anthony Hamber, Communicating Colour: Advances in Reprographic Technology, 1840-1967

Clive James, On the Library Coffee-Table

Historical Catalogue, 1923-1972, Originally compiled by Innocenz Grafe for the Phaidon Jubilee Catalogue in 1973

Vol. 15, No. 2 (1999)
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Harwood Academic Publishers
The Culture of the Copy

Patricia Mainardi, Copies, Variations, Replicas: Nineteenth-Century Studio Practice

Richard A. Sundt, Architectural Simile, Copy or Original Creation? The Church of St. Brigid in Brisbane and Its Relationship to Gothic Architecture in Southern France

William V. Ganis, The Eternal Lady: An Analysis of Andy Warhol's Jackie Series vis-à-vis Friedrich Nietzsche's Eternal Return of the Same

Robert A. Baron, From Romance to Ritual: Mona Lisa Images for the Modern World

Jonathan Applefield (and ELIZ), Demythologizing the Copy: An Interview with ELIZ

Donna M. Meeks, The Allegorical Imperative (Or Why Paint When the Copy Store is Open Twenty-four/Seven?

Karen M. White, The Copy

Debbie Hall, The Original and the Reproduction: Art in the Age of Digital Technology

Vol. 14, No. 4 (1999)
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Harwood Academic Publishers - ISBN 90-5700-564-6
Cost and Use of Digital Images on University Campuses: Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project, edited by Howard Besser, Rosalie Lack, and Robert C. Yamashita

Howard Besser and Robert Yamashita, Issues of Network Access to Visual Information: The UC Berkeley Mellon Study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project

Robert C. Yamashita, Outlining the Social and Economic Cost Center Models for the Distribution of Digital and Analog Images

Joanne Miller, The Costs of Creating Digital Images and Metadata by Museums

Rosalie Lack, The Cost of Deploying Digital Images by Universities

Joanne Miller, The Cost of Distributing Analog Images by University Slide Libraries

Rosalie Lack, The Patterns of Slide Library Circulation: A Study

Lena Stebley, Faculty Perspective on Teaching with Digital Images: Results of Focus Groups with Art Faculty

Howard Besser, The MESL Experience versus Slide Libraries: Comparison and Analysis

Vol. 14, No. 3 (1999)
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Gordon and Breach Publishers - ISBN 90-5700-556-5
Art History Goes to the Magic Kingdom, edited by Robert Neuman

Robert Neuman, "Now Mickey Mouse Enters Art's Temple": Walt Disney at the Intersection of Art and Entertainment

Garry Apgar, The Meaning of Mickey Mouse

Robin Allan, Walt Disney and Europe

Barbara Coleman, Trough the Year We'll All be Friends: The "Mickey Mouse Club," Consumerism, and the Cultural Consensus

Ethel S. Goodstein, Southern Outposts in the Magic Kingdom: The South as a Regional Sub-text in Disney's American Spectacle

David T. Doris, "It's the Truth, It's Actual...": Kodak Picture Spots at Walt Disney World

Cher Krause Knight, Adam and Eve...and Goofy: Walt Disney World as the Garden of Eden

Vol. 13, Nos. 3-4 (1998)
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Gordon and Breach Publishers - ISBN 90-5700-532-8
The Princeton Index of Christian Art, edited by Colum Hourihane

Isa Ragusa, Observations on the History of the Index: In Two Parts

Dirk Jacob Jansen, Princeton Index of Christian Art: The Utrecht Copy

Kirk Alexander, The Visualization of Art History: The role of Databases in Visual Thinking

Lindy Grant, Time and the Conways: The Beginnings of Art History and the Collecting of Photographs in Britain

Jochen Becker, Librarians, Life and Ladders: Carl Spitzweg and Others

Todor Petev, Typology and Format in the Netherlandish Blockbook Canticum canticorum, ca. 1465

Christina Maranci, Armenian Architecture as Aryan Architecture: The Role of Indo-European Studies in the Theories of Josef Strygowski

Natalia Teteriatnikov, The 'Gift Giving' Image: The Case of the Adoration of the Magi

Johann-Christian Klamt, Artist and Patron: The Self-Portrait of Adam Kraft on the Sakramentshaus of St. Lorenz in Nuremberg

Vol. 12, Nos. 3-4 (1997)
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Gordon and Breach Publishers - ISBN 90-5699-553-7
Copyright and Fair Use: The Great Image Debate, edited by Robert A. Baron

Karen A. Akiyama, Rights and Responsibilities in the Digital Age

David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, Museums and Intellectual Property: Rethinking Rights Management for a Digital World

Amalyah Keshet, Fair Use, Fair Trade, and Museum Image Licensing

Allan Kohl, Prospects for a Public Domain Art Image: Resources in an Era of Digital Technologies

Christine L. Sundt, A Visual Resources Advocacy Statement

Maryly Snow, The Pedagogical Consequences of Photomechanical Reproduction in the Visual Histories: From Copy Photography to Digital Mnemonics

Karlene M. McLaren, Copyright: Fair Use or Foul Play

Stephen E. Weil, Fair Use/Museum Use: How Close is the Overlap?

Barbara Hoffman, Fair Use of Digital Art Images and Academia: A View from the Trenches of the Conference on Fair Use (CONFU)

Virginia M.G. Hall, Fair Use and Digital Image Archives: A Report on the National Information Infrastructure Conference on Fair Use

Caron L. Carnahan, The Visual Surrogate as Intellectual Property: The Clinton Administration's "White Paper" and its Implications for Visual Resources Collections

Barbara Lang Rottenberg and Rina Elster Pantalony, Moral Rights and Exhibition Rights: A Canadian Museum's Perspective

Linda Bien, Canadian Visual Resources and Canadian Copyright

Maryly Snow: REVIEW-Copyright, Public Policy, and the Scholarly Community, edited by Michael Matthews and Patricia Brennan

Vol. 11, Nos. 3-4 (1996)
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Gordon and Breach Publishers - ISBN 2-88449-237-2
Art Information Task Force - Categories for the Description of Works of Art, edited by Murtha Baca and Patricia Harpring

Mary Case, Document for Dialogue: Categories for the Description of Works of Art

Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Nuances of Art Information

David Bearman, Data Relationships in the Documentation of Cultural Objects

Gregory Tschann, Categories in Context: Issues Regarding the AITF Categories for the Description of Works of Art

J. Dustin Wees, Categories for the Description of Works of Art and Visual Resources Applications

Brendan Cassidy, Iconography in Theory and Practice

1994 Annual Meeting o the College Art Association (CAA), College Art Association Board-Sponsored Session: "Data ex Machina: How the Art Information Task Force is Paving the Way for Research Across Data Highways"

Chart of Categories

Categories for the Description of Works of Art: Definitions

Bibliography of Controlled Vocabulary Sources

Vol. 11, No. 1 (1995)
VR Vol 11 No 1 cover
Gordon and Breach Publishers - ISBN 2-88449-221-6
Images in Libraries, Museums, and Archives: Description and Intellectual Access - Papers from the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PASCL) Summer Seminar, 1993, edited by Amy M. McColl

Georgia B. Barnhill, Pictorial Histories of the United States

Katherine Martinez, Imaging the Past: Historians, Visual Images and the Contested Definition of History

Marcy Flynn and Helena Zinkham, The MARC Format and Electronic Reference Images: Experiences from the Library od Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Michael Joseph, Information Technology and Access to Visual Images in Printed Books

Jackie M. Dooley, Processing and Cataloging of Archival Photograph Collections

William H. Helfand, The Search for Ephemera Images

Vol. 10, no. 3 (1994)
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Gordon and Breach Publishers - ISBN 2-88449-167-8
Festschrift for the Art and Architecture Thesaurus, edited by Alfred Willis

Toni Petersen, Retrofitting the Thesaurus: New Models for Old Vocabularies

Lina Miraglia, Piranesi's Vasi, candelabri Reinterpreted

Holley R. Lange, John Gravdahl, and Heidi Leech, The Physical Characteristics of Poster Art: Seeking an Appropriate List of Descriptors

Richard Pearce-Moses, Threading the Needle: Helping Patrons Find their Way in a Photographic Archives Haystack

James M. Turner, Indexing "Ordinary" Pictures for Storage and Retrieval

Betsey Buckheit, Between Two Vocabularies: Image Indexer as Middleman

Janice Woo, Indexing: At Play in the Fields of Postmodernism

David Bearman, Thesaurally Mediated Retrieval

Vol. 10, No. 1 (1994)
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Issues in Electronic Imaging, edited by Christine L. Sundt

Benjamin R. Kessler, Electronic Images in Visual Resources Collections: Some Strategic Questions

Michael Ester, Digital Images in the Context of Visual Collections and Scholarship

Deirdre C. Stam, Pondering Pixeled Pictures: Research Directions in the Digital Imaging of Art Objects

Victoria Wyatt and Ged McLean, Imaging Databases in Research and Teaching: Global Perspectives and New Research Technologies

William Weinstein, Designing an Image Database: A Holistic Approach

Jim Wallace, Project Chapman: The Direct Delivery of Smithsonian Photographic Images Via the Internet

Vol. 8, No. 1 (1991)
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ICONCLASS Retrieval: Report on the ICONCLASS Workshop, June 26-28, 1989, by Hans Brandhorst and Peter van Huisstede

Section 1. Functional Requirements for an ICONCLASS Retrieval System

Section 2. Implications for Using ICONCLASS in an Automated Retrieval System

Section 3. The AHIP Prototype

Section 4. The Maintenance and Development of ICONCLASS

Epilogue: Workshop Results and Some Recent ICONCLASS Developments

Appendix 1: ICONCLASS Questionnaire

Projects and Respondents

The Questionnaire

Appendix 2: Glossary

Description of Characteristic Functions of the ICONCLASS Retrieval System

Vol. 7, No. 4 (1991)
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Gordon and Breach - ISBN 2-88124-510-2
Electronic Visual Imaging in the Museum, edited by Alan B. Newman, Deirdre C. Stam, and Christine L. Sundt

Howard Besser, User Interfaces for Museums

Kent Lydecker, Observations on Museum Use of Electronic Imaging: Today & Tomorrow

Alan B. Newman, Electronic Imaging Systems for Museums

Michael Ester, Image Quality and Viewer Perception

Paul Kahn and Bernard J. Haan, Video in Hypermedia: The Design of InterVideo

Judi Moline, Linking Information to Objects: A Hypertext Prototype for Numismatists

Ben Davis, Infra-thin Multimedia

Kathleen S. Wilson, The Interactive Video Research and Development Project of the Museum Education Consortium

Jane Stone, J. Denbigh Starkey, Ray S. Babcock, Laurie Reinhart, and Xian Ling Wu, Three-Dimensional Computer Modeling for Museum Applications

Marilyn Schmitt, James Druzik, Andrew Eskind, Russell Kirsch, Paul Kahn, Discussion: Potentials and Pitfalls

Vol. 7, Nos. 2-3 (1990)
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Photography and Art History

Editorial: From Panopticon to Kaleidoscope: The Art History Photograph Collection in Transition

Anthony Hamber, The Use of Photography by Nineteenth-Century Art Historians

Joseph Romano, Connoisseurship and Photography: The Methodology of Mojmir Frinta

Friedrich Kestel (translated by Judith Supp), Walter Hege (1893-1955): "Race Art Photography" and/or "Master of Photography"?

Ralph Lieberman, Thoughts of an Art Historian on the Relationship of His Two Disciplines

Jeanne Marty and Susan Wester, Documentation of Roman Architecture: Special Projects of the Getty Center

Brent Maddox, Bunched Images Betetting Ideas

Thomas Weston Fels, Photography and Art History: Symposium Report

Vol. 6, No. 4 (1990)
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On Professionalism, edited by Rebecca Miller Hoort

Christine L. Sundt, Professionalism and Professional Status: Personal Reflections

Carla Conrad Freeman, Visual Media in Education: An Informal History

Astrid R. Otey, A History of the Visual Resources Association

Carla Conrad Freeman, Visual Collections as Information Centers

A Portfolio of Scenes from Visual Collections

Benjamin R. Kessler, Professional Qualifications: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

Linda McRae, Upgrading Professional Status: Florida as a Case Study

Nancy Shelby Schuller, The Curator's Job Description: Development and Evaluation

Christina B. Updike, Position Classification: The Evaluation of a Job Description

Rebecca Miller Hoort, Equal Pay for Equal Work and Comparable Worth: An Introduction

Lynda J. Ames, Equal Pay for Work of Comparable Value: Issues to Consider When Beginning an Initiative

Carla Conrad Freeman, Professional Issues for the Visual Resources Curator: A Bibliography

Vol. 5, No. 3 (Autumn 1988)
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Report on the ICONCLASS Workshop, November 2-4, 1987, by Catherine Gordon

Preface

Forward

Participants

Projects

Preliminaries

ICONCLASS Examples

Discussion

Format

Order

Interpretation

Evolution

Future Publications

Instruction

Appendix A: ICONCLASS Questionnaire

Appendix B: Glossary of Notations

Appendix C: Sample Photographs

Appendix D: Reference Books

Bibliography/Project Contributions

CONTACTS
Christine L. Sundt, Editor
Visual Resources
P.O. Box 5316
Eugene, OR 97405 - USA
csundt@mindspring.com
Helen Ronan, Review Editor
Visual Resources
2 Duggan Road
Acton, MA 01720 - USA
hronan@comcast.net
Murtha Baca, News Editor
Visual Resources
Getty Research Institute
Los Angeles, CA 90049 - USA
mbaca@getty.edu

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