Art History and Its Institutions: The Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

Art History and Its Institutions: The Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Mansfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415228697

ISBN-13: 9780415228695

Pub. Date: 08/23/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Art History and Its Institutions focuses on the institutional discourses that shaped and continue to shape the field from its foundations in the nineteenth century. From museums and universities to law courts, labour organizations and photography studios, contributors examine a range of institutions, considering their impact on movements such as modernism;

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Art History and Its Institutions focuses on the institutional discourses that shaped and continue to shape the field from its foundations in the nineteenth century. From museums and universities to law courts, labour organizations and photography studios, contributors examine a range of institutions, considering their impact on movements such as modernism; their role in conveying or denying legitimacy; and their impact on defining the parameters of the discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415228695
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/23/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Introduction1
Pt. IPutting art history in its place9
1Art history and modernism11
2Hearing the unsaid: art history, museology, and the composition of the self28
3From Boullee to Bilbao: the museum as utopian space46
4Marburg, Harvard, and purpose-built architecture for art history, 192765
5Viollet-le-Duc and Taine at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts: on the first professorship of art history in France85
6Colonizing culture: the origins of art history in Australia100
Pt. IIInstituting a canon: placing the center and margins of art history113
7Deep innovation and mere eccentricity: six case studies of innovation in art history115
8The taste of angels in the art of darkness: fashioning the canon of African art132
9Tradesmen as scholars: interdependencies in the study and exchange of art146
10How canons disappear: the case of Henri Regnault163
11Using art history: the Louvre and its public persona, 1848-52178
12Silent moves: on excluding the ethnographic subject from the discourse of art history191
13Art history on the academic fringe: Taine's philosophy of art215
Pt. IIIThe practice of art history: discourse and method as institution229
14"For Connoisseurs": The Burlington Magazine 1903-11231
15Photographic perspectives: photography and the institutional formation of art history246
16Instituting genius: the formation of biographical art history in France260
17A preponderance of practical problems: discourse institutionalized and the history of art in the United States between 1876 and 1888271
18Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture: race, representation, and the beginnings of an African American history of art283
19Art photography, history, and aesthetics295
Index315

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