Art and Thought / Edition 1

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Art and Thought / Edition 1

Art and Thought is a collection of newly commissioned essays that explores the relationship between the discipline of art history and important movements in the history of western thought. Contributors from both sides of the Atlantic consider the impact of the writings of key thinkers, including Aristotle, Kant, and Heidegger, on the way in which objects are perceived and understood and histories of art are constructed, deconstructed, and reconfigured according to varying sets of philosophical frameworks.

Engaging and provocative, Art and Thought presents an incisive analysis of the intellectual preoccupations that inform the complex narrative of our visual culture, and introduces the reader to the dynamic interface between philosophical reflections and art practices.

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ISBN-13: 9780631227144
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/21/2003
Series: New Interventions in Art History Series , #23
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Series Editor's Preface.

Editors Introduction.

1. Aristotle, Titian and Tragic Painting (Thomas Puttfarken).

2. Wax, Brick and Bread: Apotheosis of matter and meaning in seventeenth-century philosophy and painting (Jay Bernstein).

3. Kant and Aesthetic Imagination (Michael Podro).

4. Meaning, Identity, Embodiment: The uses of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology in art history (Amelia Jones).

5. Art Works, Utterances and Things (Alex Potts).

6. Art and the Ethical: Modernism and the problem of minimalism (Jonathan Vickery).

7. How can we think the Feminine, Aesthetically (Griselda Pollock).

8. What was Postminimalism (Stephen Melville).

9. Museum as Work in the Age of Technological Display: Reading Heidegger through Tate Modern (Diarmuid Costello).

10. Thought and Art (Adrian Rifkin).



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