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Ann E. Millett-Gallant

There are 11 included publications by Ann E. Millett-Gallant :

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Exceeding the Frame: The Photography of Diane Arbus 2004 603 Metaphors for vision overwhelm the English language. "To see" is to know or to understand; "to envision" is to create or innovate; "to gaze" is to project desire, possess, and control; "to watch" is to study, examine, or take heed; "to witness" is to...
Family Legacies: The Art of Betye, Lezley and Alison Saar at the Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC. 2006 124 Family Legacies: The Art of Betye, Lezley and Alison Saar is the first major exhibition to feature together the artwork of this mother and two daughters. The fifty mixed-media pieces span over forty years of work (1964–2005) and embody multiple lega...
Jim Hodges at Weatherspoon Art Museum 2005 197 Jim Hodges's enchanting, multi-faceted work appeared on the 1990s art scene like a ray of sunshine, his artistic illusions with light and mirrors inverting the often alienating postmodern disillusionment of much contemporary art. Favoring the sensual...
Little Displays: The Photographs of Ricardo Gil 2009 704 Ricardo Gil is a little person who photographs his family and lifestyle. I compare Gil's images to images of little people drawn from fine art, the freak show, and popular culture. Gil's photographs express dwarfism as an embodied perspective and sub...
Music to My (Deaf) Ears: The Installation Work of Joseph Grigely 2008 346 The installations of artist and literary theorist Joseph Grigely compose memories, mannerisms, messages, (mis)communications, and music to explore the perceptions of and interfaces between deaf and non-deaf worlds. Grigely has been deaf since the ag...
"Other? Fish in the Sea: Finding Nemo as an Epic Representation of Disability 2004 963 The animated feature "Finding Nemo" swept the box office last summer, and audiences of all ages and critics alike were overwhelmed by how a seemingly simple story had made such a splash. Recently having a second life on DVD, the film has become the m...
Performing Amputation: The Photographs of Joel-Peter Witkin 2008 2951 The contemporary photography of Joel-Peter Witkin takes center stage in Performing Amputation. Many of his photographs feature amputee models in excessive and theatrical displays. The compositions recall, parody, and strategically corrupt traditions...
Review: Felstiner, M. (2005). Out of joint: a private & public story of arthritis. Lincoln, London: University of Nebraska Press 2006 127 In Out of Joint: A Private & Public Story of Arthritis, Mary Felstiner tackles the epic task of writing about bodily pain. This "healing history" is a part medical, part autobiographical, and part cultural analysis (which prove hard to separate), of ...
Review: Walker, Pamela K., Moving Over the Edge: Artists with Disabilities Take the Leap. Davis, CA: MH Media, Inc., 2005 2005 161 Moving over the edge captures the dynamism of the Berkeley/San Francisco Bay area during the disability rights and arts movements of the 1970s — 1990s, in which Pamela Kay Walker has played multiple roles, as activist, educator, radio host, performin...
Sculpting Body Ideals: Alison Lapper Pregnant and the Public Display of Disability 2008 935 British artist Marc Quinn's Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005) is a monumental marble statue in London's Trafalgar Square that displays a nude, full body portrait of British resident and artist, Alison Lapper. The work features Lapper, who was born withou...
Staring Back and Forth: The Photographs of Kevin Connolly 2008 286 Kevin Connolly, who was born without legs, photographs people staring at him around the world. The photographs represent staring as a multi-cultural and multi-generation act. In this paper, I discuss the phenomena of staring in art and everyday life,...