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Art and Thought
     

Art and Thought

by Dana Arnold (Editor), Margaret Iversen (Editor)
 

Art and Thought is a collection of newly commissioned essays that explores the relationship between the discipline of art history and important movements in the history of western thought.

  • Brings together newly commissioned essays that explore the relationship between the discipline of art history and movements in the history of western thought.

Overview

Art and Thought is a collection of newly commissioned essays that explores the relationship between the discipline of art history and important movements in the history of western thought.

  • Brings together newly commissioned essays that explore the relationship between the discipline of art history and movements in the history of western thought.
  • Considers the impact of the writings of key thinkers, including Aristotle, Kant, and Heidegger, on the way in which objects are perceived and understood and histories of art are constructed, deconstructed, and reconfigured according to varying sets of philosophical frameworks.
  • Introduces the reader to the dynamic interface between philosophical reflections and art practices.
  • Part of the New Interventions in Art History series, which is published in conjunction with the Association of Art Historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631227151
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/21/2003
Series:
New Interventions in Art History Series , #26
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher
"Smart and savvy contribution to a list of recent anthologies that work at putting the spirit back into art history. Reading so many lively voices talking about why art still matters is both a serious pursuit and a pleasurable pastime."
Michael Ann Holly, Clark Art Institute

Meet the Author

Dana Arnold is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Southampton and Director of the Centre for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism. She is series editor of New Interventions in Art History, Blackwell Companions to Art History, and Blackwell Anthologies in Art History. Her recent publications include The Metropolis and its Image (Blackwell, 1999), Re-presenting the Metropolis (2000), Reading Architectural History (2002), and Very Short Introduction to Art History (2003).

Margaret Iversen is Professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex. She is author of Alois Reigl: Art History and Theory (1993) and Mary Kelly (with Homi Bhabha and Douglass Crimp, 1997). She has published several essays on psychoanalytic art theory, many of which will be collected in the forthcoming volume, Art Beyond the Pleasure Principle.

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