Art's Agency and Art History / Edition 1

Art's Agency and Art History / Edition 1

by Robin Osborne, Jeremy Tanner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405135379

ISBN-13: 9781405135375

Pub. Date: 06/19/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Art's Agency and Art History re-articulates the relationship of the anthropology of art to key methodological and theoretical approaches in art history, sociology, and linguistics.  See more details below

Overview

Art's Agency and Art History re-articulates the relationship of the anthropology of art to key methodological and theoretical approaches in art history, sociology, and linguistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405135375
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/19/2007
Series:
New Interventions in Art History Series, #21
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface.

Preface.

List of Illustrations.

Notes on Contributors.

1. Introduction: Art and Agency and Art History: Jeremy Tanner (University College London ) and Robin Osborne (University of Cambridge).

2. Enchantment and Sacrifice in Early Egypt: David Wengrow (University College London).

3. Agency Marked, Agency Ascribed: The Affective Object in Ancient Mesopotamia: Irene J. Winter (Harvard University).

4. Portraits and Agency: A Comparative View: Jeremy Tanner (University College London).

5. The Agency of, and the Agency for, the Wanli Emperor: Jessica Rawson (University of Oxford).

6. The Material Efficacy of the Elizabethan Jeweled Miniature: a Gellian Experiment: Jessen Kelly (University of California at Berkeley).

7. Representational Art in Ancient Peru and the Work of Alfred Gell: Jeffrey Quilter (Peabody Museum, Harvard).

8. Gell's Idols and Roman Cult: Peter Stewart (Courtauld Institute of Art in London).

9. Sex, Agency, and History: the Case of Athenian Painted Pottery: Robin Osborne (University of Cambridge).

10. Abducting the Agency of Art: Whitney Davis (University of California at Berkeley).

Index

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >