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The art of art history : a critical anthology

Author: Donald Preziosi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford history of art.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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What is art history? Why, how and where did it originate, and how have its aims and methods changed over time? This work is a guide to understanding art history through a critical reading of the field's most influential texts over the past two centuries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Art of art history.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009921237
(OCoLC)269433575
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Preziosi
ISBN: 9780191552021 019155202X
OCLC Number: 664565693
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 591 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Art as history --
Lives of the painters, sculptors, and architects / Giorgio Vasari --
Reflections on the imitation of Greek works in painting and sculpture / Johann Joachim Winckelmann --
Winckelmann divided : mourning the death of art history / Whitney Davis --
Patterns of intention / Michael Baxandall --
2. Aesthetics --
The critique of judgement / Immanuel Kant --
Philosophy of fine art / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel --
Impure mimesis, or, the ends of the aesthetic / D.N. Rodowick --
Fetish / William Pietz --
3. Form, content, style --
Principles of art history / Heinrich Wölfflin --
Style / Ernst Gombrich --
'Form', nineteenth-century metaphysics, and the problem of art historical description / David Summers --
Style / David Summers --
4. Anthropology and/as art history. Leading characteristics of the late Roman Kunstwollen / Alois Riegl --
Images from the region of the Pueblo Indians of North America / Aby Warburg --
Warburg's concept of kulturwissenschaft and its meaning for aesthetics / Edgar Wind --
Silent moves : on excluding the ethnographic subject from the discourse of art history / Claire Farago --
5. Mechanisms of meaning --
Iconography and iconology : an introduction to the study of Renaissance art / Erwin Panofsky --
Semiotics and iconography / Hubert Damisch --
Semiotics and art history : a discussion of context and senders / Mieke Bal and Norman Bryson --
Meaning/interpretation / Stephen Bann. 6. Deconstruction and the limits to interpretation --
The temptation of new perspectives / Stephen Melville --
The origin of the work of art / Martin Heidegger --
The still life as a personal object : a note on Heidegger and Van Gogh / Meyer Schapiro --
Restitutions of the truth in pointing [pointure] / Jacques Derrida --
7. Authorship and identity --
What is an author? / Michel Foucault --
The discourse of others : feminists and postmodernism / Craig Owens --
Re-viewing modernist criticism / Mary Kelly --
Performative acts and gender constitution : an essay in phenomenology and feminist theory / Judith Butler --
Postmodern automatons / Rey Chow --
'Every man knows where and how beauty gives him pleasure' : beauty discourse and the logic of aesthetics / Amelia Jones --
Queer wallpaper / Jennifer Doyle --
8. Globalization and its discontents --
Orientalism and the exhibitionary order / Timothy Mitchell --
The art museum as ritual / Carol Duncan --
The work of art in the age of its technological reproducibility / Walter Benjamin --
Can our values be objective? : on ethics, aesthetics and progressive politics / Satya P. Mohanty --
Visual culture studies : questions of history, theory, and practice / Marquard Smith --
'Life-like' : historicizing process and responsiveness in digital art / María Fernández --
Epilogue : the art of art history / Donald Preziosi --
Plato's dilemma and the tasks of the art historian today.
Series Title: Oxford history of art.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Preziosi.
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