Believing Is Seeing: Creating the Culture of Art: Creating the Culture of Art

Believing Is Seeing: Creating the Culture of Art: Creating the Culture of Art

by Mary Anne Staniszewski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140168242
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/1995
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 257,204
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Anne Staniszewski studies culture and art in relation to political and social notions. Her books are Believing Is Seeing: Creating the Culture of Art and The Power of Display: A History of Exhibition Installations at the Museum of Modern Art .Staniszewski organized a symposium on contemporary slavery at Exit Art in New York. Staniszewski holds a PhD in Art History from the Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York, and is a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Table of Contents

Instructions for Use
What Is Art?
Art and the Modern Subject
The Term "Art"
Aesthetics: The Theory of Art
The Privilege: Creating Art
The Academy
The Museum
The Discipline: Art History and the Development of Modernism
The Avant-Garde, Popular Culture and the Creation of the Mass Media
Art and Culture Today
Selected Bibliography
Picture Credits

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