History of Art: A Student's Handbook / Edition 2

History of Art: A Student's Handbook / Edition 2

by Marcia R. Pointon
     
 

This completely revised and updated edition introduces the reader to the practices, challenges, questions and writings encountered in the study of art history. Marcia Pointon describes and analyzes various methods and approaches to the discipline--explaining the history

of their differences and their effects on the practice of art history. Stressing the

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Overview

This completely revised and updated edition introduces the reader to the practices, challenges, questions and writings encountered in the study of art history. Marcia Pointon describes and analyzes various methods and approaches to the discipline--explaining the history

of their differences and their effects on the practice of art history. Stressing the multi-faceted nature of the field, she discusses the relationship of art history to film, literature, design history and anthropology. She also covers training and vocational aspects of art history, and

provides a wealth of information on different career opportunities. This edition covers recent debates in art history and contemporary changes in the discipline, as well as 20 new illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780047010163
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
11/13/1990
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Preface to the fourth edition
1Engaging with art1
2Art History as a discipline21
3How art historians work58
4The language of Art History80
5The literature of Art History102
Index123

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