Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century

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A valuable and comprehensive guide to modern responses to art, Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century features more than forty essays on major 20th century writers and thinkers written by an international panel of expert contributors. Introducing readers to the key approaches and analytical tools of contemporary art study and debate, each entry includes a critical essay, a short biography, and a bibliography listing both primary and secondary texts. Featured in this unique book are such important figures as Theodor Adorno, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Sigmund Freudand Jacques Lacan.
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'This marvelously lucid book will prove invaluable for students and teachers alike.' - David Carrier, Cleveland Institute of Art, USA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415222013
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/27/2002
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides Series
  • Pages: 340
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

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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