Time and Space: The Geohistory of Art

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Overview

This book proposes to return anew to the approach of artistic geography, which had been largely neglected from the Second World War until recently, and to reevaluate the possibilities it provides through a selection of case studies that discuss the connection between art and its place. The introduction and first essay deal with the historiography of the geography of art. Five essays take up specific questions ranging from France and the Low Countries to Mexico and China. The final three essays consider contemporary and broader theoretical issues concerning art in time and place.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754608738
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/30/2005
  • Series: Histories of Vision Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Jacob Burckhardt and the 'Renaissance' north of the Alps 21
2 Styles and manners : reflections on the longue duree in the history of architecture 37
3 Unity and discontinuity in the architecture of the low countries, 1530-1700 59
4 Alchemy of wind and water : Amsterdam, 1200-1700 87
5 At the center on the frontier : the Jesuit Tarahumara missions of New Spain 113
6 Placing Chinese painting history : the cultural production of the geohistory of painting practice in China 135
7 Between place and time : a critical geography of 'new' Central Europe 153
8 'Independent of time and place' : on the rise and decline of a modernist ideal 173
9 Arbitrariness and authority : how art makes cultures 203
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