Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 38: Autumn 2000

Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 38: Autumn 2000

by Francesco Pellizzi



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873658355
Publisher: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Series: Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics Series , #38
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(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: On the New

Boris Groys

Profane Icons: The Significance of Animal Violence in Byzantine Art
Henry Maguire

Rhetorical Images of the Virgin: The Icon of the "Usual Miracle" at the Blachernai
Bissera V. Pentcheva

The Vision And its "Exceedingly Blessed Beholder": Of Desire and Participation in the Icon
Nicoletta Tsar

A New Origin of Perspective
Graziella Federici Vescovini

Perspective as Process in Vermeer
Christopher Heuer

Ancient Tollan: The Sacred Precinct
Alba Guadalupe Mastache and Robert H. Cobean

The Maya King's Body, Mirror of the Universe
Claude-Francois Baudez

Protective Perimeters: The Symbolism of Borders on Paracas Textiles
Anne Paul

Inca Iconography: The Art of Empire in the Andes
Tamara L. Bray

Documents and Discussions

A Pre-Bretonian Advocacy of Automatism in Art: Spare and Carter's "Automatic Drawing" (1916)
Joseph Masheck

The Thinking Man and the Femme Sans Tête: Collective Perception and Self-Represenation
Simon Baker

The Readymade as Movement: Cunningham, Duchamp, and Nam June Paik's Two Merces
Mark Franko

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