Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 24: Autumn 1993

Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 24: Autumn 1993

by Francesco Pellizzi (Editor)




Res is a journal of anthropology and comparative aesthetics dedicated to the study of the object, in particular cult and belief objects and objects of art. The journal presents contributions by philosophers, art historians, archaeologists, critics, linguists, architects, artists, and others. Its field of inquiry is open to all cultures, regions, and historical periods. Res also publishes iconographic and textual documents important to the history and theory of the arts.

Res appears twice yearly, in the spring and autumn. The journal is edited by Francesco Pellizzi. More information about Res is available at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521447423
Publisher: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
Publication date: 10/28/1993
Series: Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics Series , #24
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Francesco Pellizzi is Associate of Middle American Ethnology at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Editorial: The Extensionless Point of Practice
Joseph Leo Koerner

Leonardo and Sfumato
Alexander Nagel

Velázquez and Naturalism I: Interpreting Los Borrachos
Emily Umberger

Comparative Studies of Certain Motifs in Cotton Embroideries from Western China
Carl Schuster Edited with a Preface by Edmund Carpenter

Hadrian's Rhetoric I: The Pantheon
Indra Kagis McEwen

The Spinal Serpent
Thomas McEvilley

Death and Renewal in Moche Phallic-Spouted Vessels
Susan E. Bergh

Pollock and Krasner: Script and Postscript
Anna C. Chave

Notes and Comments

Ekphrasis, Paradigm Shift, and Revisionism in Art History
Raymond A. MacDonald

List of Authors Contents of Res 25 Spring 1994

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