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The art of art history : a critical anthology

Preziosi, Donald, 1941-

Oxford : Oxford University Press 2009

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  • Title:
    The art of art history : a critical anthology
  • Author: Preziosi, Donald, 1941-
  • Course Information: ART : Art Miscellaneous Books Shelf ; Art;$$ICCSU
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: 2009
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: vii, 591 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 510-565) and index.
  • Subjects: Art -- History; Art, Modern
  • Description: 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.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 510-565) and index.
  • Contents: 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.
    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
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    Plato's dilemma and the tasks of the art historian today.y.
    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.
    Contents; Introduction; Art History: Making the Visible Legible; Chapter 1 Art as History; Chapter 2 Aesthetics; Chapter 3 Form, Content, Style; Chapter 4 Anthropology and/as Art History; Chapter 5 Mechanisms of Meaning; Chapter 6 Deconstruction and the Limits of Interpretation; Chapter 7 Authorship and Identity; Chapter 8 Globalization and its Discontents; Notes; List of Texts; List of Illustrations; Biographical Notes; Glossary; Index
  • OCLC Number: 664565693
    664565693
    269433575
  • Identifier: ISBN9780199229840;ISBN0199229848;LCCN2009921237