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Double Exposures

Author : Mieke Bal
ISBN : 9781135210502
Genre : Art
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A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is on display, made visually available. "That's how it is," the display proclaims. But who says so? Bal's subjects are displays from the American Museum of Natural History, paintings by such figures as Courbet, Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, and Rembrandt, as well as works by twentieth-century artists, and such literary texts as Shakespeare's Rape of Lucrece.

The Practice Of Cultural Analysis

Author : Mieke Bal
ISBN : 0804730679
Genre : Social Science
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Cultural analysis is devoted to understanding the past as part of the present, as what we have around us. The essays gathered here represent the current state of an emerging field of enquiry.

Art Practice As Research

Author : Graeme Sullivan
ISBN : 9781412974516
Genre : Education
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Art Practice as Research, Second Edition continues to present a compelling argument that the creative and cultural inquiry undertaken by artists is a form of research. The text explores themes, practices, and contexts of artistic inquiry and positions them within the discourse of research. Sullivan argues that legitimate research goals can be achieved by choosing different methods than those offered by the social sciences. The common denominator in both approaches is the attention given to rigor and systematic inquiry. Artists emphasize the role of the imaginative intellect in creating, criticizing, and constructing knowledge that is not only new but also has the capacity to transform human understanding.

Psychoanalysis And The Image

Author : Griselda Pollock
ISBN : 9780470680612
Genre : Art
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Psychoanalysis and the Image brings together an influential team of international scholars who demonstrate innovative ways to apply psychoanalytical resources in the study of international modern art and visual representation. Examines psychoanalytic concepts, values, debates and controversies that have been hallmarks of visual representation in the modern and contemporary periods Covers topics including melancholia, sex, and pathology to the body, and parent-child relations Advances theoretical debates in art history while offering substantive analyses of significant bodies of twentieth century art Edited by internationally renowned art historian Griselda Pollock.

Conceptual Odysseys

Author : Griselda Pollock
ISBN : 1845115228
Genre : Art
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Discusses concepts and theory in art.

Museums After Modernism

Author : Griselda Pollock
ISBN : 9781405182171
Genre : Business & Economics
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Museums After Modernism is a unique collectionthat showcasesthe ways questions about the museum go to the heart of contemporarydebates about the production, consumption and distribution of art.The book features expert artists, curators and art historians whograpple with many of the vibrant issues in museum studies, whilepaying homage to a new museology that needs to be considered. Examines the key contemporary debates in museum studies Includes original essays by noted artists, curators, and arthistorians Engages with vital issues in the practice of art-making andart-exhibiting Edited by the world-renowned art historian and author, GriseldaPollock

Looking In

Author : Mieke Bal
ISBN : 9781135208684
Genre : Art
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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Art Of Art History

Author : Donald Preziosi
ISBN : 019155202X
Genre : Art
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What is art history? Why, how, and where did it originate, and how have its methods changed over time? The history of art has been written and rewritten since classical antiquity. Since the foundation of the modern discipline of art history in Germany in the late eighteenth century, debates about art and its histories have intensified. Historians, philosophers, psychologists, and anthropologists among others have changed our notions of what art history has been, is, and might be. This anthology is a guide to understanding art history through critical reading of the field’s most innovative and influential texts, focusing on the past two centuries. Each section focuses on a key issue: art as history; aesthetics; form, content, and style; anthropology; meaning and interpretation; authorship and identity; and the phenomenon of globalization. More than thirty readings from writers as diverse as Winckelmann, Kant, Mary Kelly, and Michel Foucault are brought together, with editorial introductions to each topic providing background information, bibliographies, and critical elucidations of the issues at stake. This updated and expanded edition contains sixteen newly included extracts from key thinkers in the history of art, from Giorgio Vasari to Walter Benjamin and Satya Mohanty; a new section on globalization; and also a new concluding essay from Donald Preziosi on the tasks of the art historian today.

Double Exposure

Author : Bernard Faure
ISBN : 0804743479
Genre : Philosophy
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This book explores the possible relations between Western types of rationality and Buddhism. It also examines some clichés about Buddhism and questions the old antinomies of Western culture ("faith and reason," or "idealism and materialism"). The use of the Buddhist notion of the Two Truths as a hermeneutic device leads to a double or multiple exposure that will call into question our mental habits and force us to ask questions differently, to think "in a new key." Double Exposure is somewhat of an oddity. Written by a specialist for nonspecialists, it is not a book of vulgarization. Although it aims at a better integration of Western and Buddhist thought, it is not an exercise in comparative philosophy or religion. It is neither a contribution to Buddhist scholarship in the narrow sense, nor a contribution to some vague Western "spirituality." Cutting across traditional disciplines and blurring established genres, it provides a leisurely but deeply insightful stroll through philosophical and literary texts, dreams, poetry, and paradoxes.

The Wisdom Brokers

Author : Frans-Willem Korsten
ISBN : IND:30000062284850
Genre : Culture in literature
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