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Figuring it out : what are we? where do we come from? : the parallel visions of artists and archaeologists

Author: Colin Renfrew
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis by a distinguished archaeologist of why the processes of archaeological investigation and discovery that have been paralleled by the installations and art works of many artists, from the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Renfrew
ISBN: 0500051143 9780500051146 0500286450 9780500286456
OCLC Number: 316586755
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction. What are we? --
Encounters : art as archaeology, archaeology as art --
What is art? The tyranny of the Renaissance --
Off the plinth : display and process --
The human condition : being and remembering --
The (al)lure of the artefact --
Baneful signs : the archaeology of now.
Responsibility: Colin Renfrew.

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