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Distributed objects : meaning and mattering after Alfred Gell

Author: Liana Chua; Mark Elliot
Publisher: 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback editionView all editions and formats

One of the most influential anthropological works of the last two decades, Alfred Gell's Art and Agency, is a provocative and ambitious work that both challenged and reshaped anthropological  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Alfred Gell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liana Chua; Mark Elliot
ISBN: 9780857457431 0857457438 9780857457448 0857457446 9781782389132 178238913X
OCLC Number: 935568240
Notes: 1. Auflage (hardback) 2013 erschienen.
Description: x, 220 Seiten : Illustrationen, . Diagramme, Karten
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface List of Contributors Introduction: Adventures in the Art Nexus Liana Chua and Mark Elliott Chapter 1. Threads of Thought: Reflections on Art and Agency Susanne Kuchler Chapter 2. Technologies of Routine and Enchantment Chris Gosden Chapter 3. Figuring out Death: Sculpture and Agency at the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and the Tomb of the First Emperor of China Jeremy Tanner Chapter 4. The Network of Standard Stoppages Alfred Gell Chapter 5. Gell's Duchamp/Duchamp's Gell Simon Dell Chapter 6. Music: Ontology, Agency, Creativity Georgina Born Chapter 7. Literary Art and Agency? Gell and the Magic of the Early Modern Book Warren Boutcher Chapter 8. Art, Performance and the Presence of Time Eric Hirsch Chapter 9. Epilogue Nicholas Thomas Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Liana Chua and Mark Elliot.


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