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Art History's History / Edition 2

Art History's History / Edition 2

by Vernon Hyde Minor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130851337

ISBN-13: 9780130851338

Pub. Date: 07/17/2000

Publisher: Pearson

Written in jargon-free, reader-friendly language, this is one of the first volumes to make art historical theory accessible to those at the introductory level. A review of contemporary theory of art history provides readers with lucid prose and concrete examples. Discussion of eighteenth- and nineteenth- century theories that are important

Overview

Written in jargon-free, reader-friendly language, this is one of the first volumes to make art historical theory accessible to those at the introductory level. A review of contemporary theory of art history provides readers with lucid prose and concrete examples. Discussion of eighteenth- and nineteenth- century theories that are important to art history offers readers a review of historically important issues in philosophy. Illustrations of well-known works of art show readers how theory has application to images. Art historians and educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130851338
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/17/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
555,457
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE ACADEMY.

II. WHAT IS ART? ANSWERS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

1. Ancient Theory.

2. Medieval Theory: Christianity, the Human, the Divine.

3. The Renaissance (1300—1600).

4. Nature, the Ideal, and Rules in Seventeenth-Century Theory.

III. THE EMERGENCE OF METHOD AND MODERNISM IN ART HISTORY.

5. Johann J. Winckelmann and Art History.

6. Empiricism.

7. Immanuel Kant (1724—1804)

8. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770—1831).

9. Alois Riegl (1858—1905).

10. Heinrich Wölfflin (1864—1945).

11. Visual Supremacy: Connoisseurship, Style, Formalism.

12. Sociological and Marxist Perspectives.

13. The New Art History and Visual Culture.

14. Feminism.

15. Reading Art History: Word, Image, Iconology, Semiotics.

16. Deconstruction.

17. Psychoanalysis and Art History.

18. Culture and Art History.

19. Influence, Originality, Greatness: A Case for Intertextuality.

Credits.

Index.

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