Visual Culture: Images and Interpretations / Edition 1

Visual Culture: Images and Interpretations / Edition 1

by Norman Bryson
     
 

Fifteen key art historians and cultural critics redefine the scope and concerns of scholarship on visual culture—a history of representation seen as something different from a history of art.See more details below

Overview

Fifteen key art historians and cultural critics redefine the scope and concerns of scholarship on visual culture—a history of representation seen as something different from a history of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819562678
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
461
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

NORMAN BRYSON is Professor of Fine Arts at Harvard University and author of Looking at the Overlooked: Four Essays on Still Life Painting (1990).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction; Griselda Pollock—Feminism/Foucault—Surveillance/Sexuality
Lisa Tickner—Men’s Work? Masculinity and Modernism
John Tagg—The Discontinuous City: Picturing and the Discursive Field
Keith Moxey—Hieronymus Bosch and the “World Upside Down”: The Case of The Garden of Earthly Delights
Thomas Crow—Observations on Style and History in French Painting of the Male Nude, 1785-1794
Whitney Davis—The Renunciation of Reaction in Girodet’s Sleep of Endymion
Wolfgang Kemp—The Theater of Revolution: A New Interpretation of Jacques-Louis David’s Tennis Court Oath
Norman Bryson—Géricault and “Masculinity”; Ernst Van Alphen—Strategies of Identification
Kaja Silverman—Fassbinder and Lacan: A Reconsideration of Gaze, Look, and Image
Constance Penley—Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and the Study of Popular Culture
Andres Ross—The Ecology of Images
Michael Ann Holly—Wölfflin and the Imagining of the Baroque
Mieke Bal—Dead Flesh, or the Smell of Painting
David Summers—Form and Gender
List of Contributors
Index

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