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This is the third volume in The Art Seminar, James Elkin's series of conversations on art and visual studies. Is Art History Global? stages an international conversation among art historians and critics on the subject of the practice and responsibility of global thinking within the discipline. Participants range from Keith Moxey of Columbia University to Cao Yiqiang, Ding Ning, Cuautemoc Medina, Oliver Debroise, Renato Gonzalez Mello, and other scholars.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : James Elkins
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2013-10-18
Download Book : 128 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781135867669


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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Santiago Alcolea
Publisher :
Release Book : 1996
Download Book : 30 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015048849569


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Edited by Robert Nelson and Richard Shiff, Critical terms for art history is both an exposition and a demonstration of contested terms from the current art historical vocabulary. In individual essays, scholars examine the history and use of these terms by grounding their discussions in single works of art, reading each work through current debates and methods. This instructive combination of theory and practice allows readers to examine the terms as they are seeing them employed. In its wide representation of contemporary discourse, this book is a comprehensive effort to map historical and theoretical debates over the visual environment.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Robert S. Nelson
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release Book : 2003-04
Download Book : 519 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0226571661


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Art history encompasses the study of the history and development of painting, sculpture and the other visual arts. In this Very Short Introduction, Dana Arnold presents an introduction to the issues, debates, and artefacts that make up art history. Beginning with a consideration of what art history is, she explains what makes the subject distinctive from other fields of study, and also explores the emergence of social histories of art (such as Feminist Art History and Queer Art History). Using a wide range of images, she goes on to explore key aspects of the discipline including how we write, present, read, and look at art, and the impact this has on our understanding of art history. This second edition includes a new chapter on global art histories, considering how the traditional emphasis on periods and styles in art originated in western art and can obscure other critical approaches and artwork from non-western cultures. Arnold also discusses the relationship between art and history, and the ways in which art can tell a different history from the one narrated by texts. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Dana Arnold
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Book : 2020-01-23
Download Book : 168 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780198831808


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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 Book : Art
Author Book : Donald Preziosi
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Book : 2009
Download Book : 591 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780199229840


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Art, History, and Postwar Fiction explores the ways in which novelists responded to the visual arts from the aftermath of the Second World War to the present day. If art had long served as a foil to enable novelists to reflect on their craft, this book argues that in the postwar period, novelists turned to the visual arts to develop new ways of conceptualizing the relationship between literature and history. The sense that the novel was becalmed in the end of history was pervasive in the postwar decades. In seeming to bring modernism to a climax whilst repeating its foundational gestures, visual art also raised questions about the relationship between continuity and change in the development of art. In chapters on Samuel Beckett, William Gaddis, John Berger, and W. G. Sebald, and shorter discussions of writers like Doris Lessing, Kathy Acker, and Teju Cole, this book shows that writing about art was often a means of commenting on historical developments of the period: the Cold War, the New Left, the legacy of the Holocaust. Furthermore, it argues that forms of postwar visual art, from abstraction to the readymade, offered novelists ways of thinking about the relationship between form and history that went beyond models of reflection or determination. By doing so, this book also argues that attention to interactions between literature and art can provide critics with new ways to think about the relationship between literature and history beyond reductive oppositions between formalism and historicism, autonomy and context.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Kevin Brazil
Publisher : Oxford English Monographs
Release Book : 2019-02-06
Download Book : 208 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780198824459


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Barron’s AP Art History with Online Tests is aligned with the College Board’s AP course and provides comprehensive review and practice for the exam. This edition includes: One diagnostic test and two full-length practice exams in the book with all questions answered and explained Two full-length online practice tests with answers and explanations Art history review describing major artists and art movements Online flash cards to help students review required works of art Additional chapters on art outside of the European tradition Multiple-choice questions and practice essays after every chapter

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Genre Book : Study Aids
Author Book : John B. Nici
Publisher : Barrons Educational Series
Release Book : 2018-09-01
Download Book : 648 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781438011035


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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : James Frederick Hopkins
Publisher :
Release Book : 1900
Download Book : Pages
ISBN-10 : UCAL:B3118333


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Each of the chapters in this volume is a response to theoretical and practical questions regarding the relationship between the art object and language in art history. Accessible to readers of all social science disciplines, the issues discussed challenge the boundaries to thought that some contemporary theorizing sustains.

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Genre Book : Philosophy
Author Book : Salim Kemal
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Book : 1991
Download Book : 245 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0521445981


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A collection of essays that reflect the breadth of twentieth-century scholarship in art history. Kleinbauer has sought to illustrate the variety of methods scholars have developed for conveying the unfolding of the arts in the Western world. Originally published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1971.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : W. Eugene Kleinbauer
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Book : 1989-01-01
Download Book : 528 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0802067085