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Art and its Histories: A Reader
     

Art and its Histories: A Reader

by Steve Edwards (Editor)
 
This volume presents eighty-nine influential writings that have helped to shape the Western canon of art. Ranging through art history from Pliny the Elder to current issues of gender, post-colonialism, and museum policy, the source texts and critical writings of this book illuminate such art history topics as the changing status of the artist, the challenge of the

Overview

This volume presents eighty-nine influential writings that have helped to shape the Western canon of art. Ranging through art history from Pliny the Elder to current issues of gender, post-colonialism, and museum policy, the source texts and critical writings of this book illuminate such art history topics as the changing status of the artist, the challenge of the avant-garde, gender and art, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300077049
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Edwards is a research lecturer in art history at the Open University.

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