Key Writers on Art

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Overview

Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to theories of art from Ancient Greece to the end of the Victorian era, written by an international panel of expert contributors. Arranged chronologically to provide an historical framework, the 43 entries analyze the ideas of key philosophers, historians, art historians, art critics, artists and social scientists, including Plato, Aquinas, Alberti, Michelangelo, de Piles, Burke, Schiller, Winckelmann, Kant, Hegel, Burckhardt, Marx, Tolstoy, Taine, Baudelaire, Nietzsche, Ruskin, Pater, Wölfflin and Riegl.
Each entry includes:
* a critical essay
* a short biography
* a bibliography listing both primary and secondary texts
Unique in its range and accessibly written, this book, together with its companion volume Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century, provides an invaluable guide for students as well as general readers with an interest in art history, aesthetics and visual culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415243025
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Theodor Adorno (1903-1969)
Rudolf Arnheim (1904- )
Mieke Bal (1946- )
Roland Barthes (1915-1980)
Jean Baudrillard (1929- )
Michael Baxandall (1933- )
Clive Bell (18811964)
Walter Benjamin (1892-1940)
John Berger (1926- )
Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002)
Norman Bryson (1949- )
T. J. Clark (1943- )
R.G. Collingwood (1889-1943)
Benedetto Croce (1866-1952)
Hubert Damisch (1928- )
Arthur C. Danto (1924- )
Jacques Derrida (1930- )
John Dewey (1859-1952)
Henri Focillon (1881-1943)
Michel Foucault (1926-1984)
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Roger Fry (1866-1934)
Hans Georg Gadamer (1900- )
Ernst Gombrich (1909-2001)
Nelson Goodman (1906-98)
Clement Greenberg (1909-1994)
Arnold Hauser (1892-1978)
Martin Heidegger (1889-1976)
Julia Kristeva (1941- )
Jacques Lacan (1901-81)
Susanne K. Langer (1895-1985)
Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908- )
Alain Leroy Locke (1886-1954)
Jean-François Lyotard (1924-98)
Émile Mâle (1862-1954)
André Malraux (1901-76)
Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-61)
Erwin Panofsky (1892-1968)
Griselda Pollock (1949- )
Herbert Read (1893-1968)
Meyer Schapiro (1904-96)
Georg Simmel (1858-1918)
Susan Sontag (1933- )
Adrian Stokes (1902-72)
Aby Warburg (1866–1933)
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1989-1951)
Heinrich Wölfflin (1864-1945)
Richard Wollheim (1923– )
Wilhelm Worringer (1881-1965)
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