Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method / Edition 1

Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method / Edition 1

by Dana Arnold
     
 

Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method examines some of the most significant approaches to the discipline of art history which have appeared in the scholarship of all periods over the last 30 years. The fascinating result is a cross section of art history in all its complexity, as well as a timely survey of its historiography.

The newly

See more details below

Overview

Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method examines some of the most significant approaches to the discipline of art history which have appeared in the scholarship of all periods over the last 30 years. The fascinating result is a cross section of art history in all its complexity, as well as a timely survey of its historiography.

The newly commissioned chapters, all by leading international scholars, examine discrete methods of writing about art history, ranging from the work of individual theorists and specific schools of thought to the broader problematics of historical interpretation and interdisciplinarity. Each chapter considers the impact and influence of these approaches on the formulation of histories of art, placing the discussions alongside the intellectual consequences. Of particular interest in this examination is what is lost or left out through these methods of historical enquiry, and where the points of contact and convergence with other methodologies lie.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444333596
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Series:
Art History Special Issues Series, #5
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors vi

1 Art history: Contemporary perspectives on method Dana Arnold 1

2 Sexing the canvas Nicholas Chare 8

3 Phenomenology and interpretation beyond the flesh Amanda Boetzkes 34

4 Surveying contemporary art: Post-war, postmodern, and then what? Dan Karlholm 56

5 Michel Foucault and the point of painting Catherine M. Soussloff 78

6 Karl Mannheim and Alois Riegl: From art history to the sociology of culture Jeremy Tanner 99

7 Art fiction H. Perry Chapman 129

8 Dancing years, or writing as a way out Adrian Rifkin 150

Index 165

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >