A companion to art theory

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Other Authors: Smith, Paul, 1956-
Wilde, Carolyn, 1945-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2002.
Series:Blackwell companions in cultural studies ; 5
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Notes on Contributors
  • What is a Theory of Art? Learning from Alberti / Carolyn Wilde
  • Part I. Tradition and the Academy
  • 1. The Classical Concept of Mimesis / Goran Sorbom
  • 2. Medieval Art Theory / Hugh Bredin
  • 3. Neoplatonist Aesthetics / Suzanne Stern-Gillet
  • 4. Renaissance Art Theories / François Quiviger
  • 5. Touch, Tactility, and the Reception of Sculpture in Early Modern Italy / Geraldine Johnson
  • 6. The Spiritual Exercises of Leonardo Da Vinci / Robert Williams
  • 7. Academic Theory 1550-1800 / Paul Duro
  • 8. Rhetorical Categories of the Academy / Caroline van Eck
  • 9. The Picturesque and its Development / Andrew Ballantyne
  • Part II. Around Modernism
  • 10. The Aesthetics of Kant and Hegel / Jason Gaiger
  • 11. E. H. Gombrich and the Tradition of Hegel / David Summers
  • 12. German Romanticism and French Aesthetic Theory / Wendy Mercer
  • 13. Expression: Natural, Personal, Pictorial / Richard Shiff
  • 14. Reading Artists' Words / Richard Hobbs
  • 15. Nietzsche and the Artist / Michael White
  • 16. Wittgenstein, Description, and Adrian Stokes (on Ceacute;zanne) / Paul Smith
  • 17. Modernism and the Idea of the Avant-Garde / Paul Wood
  • 18. On the Intention of Modern(ist) Art / Fred Orton
  • 19. Anti-Art and the Concept of Art / Paul Humble
  • 20. Marcel Duchamp's Readymades and Anti-Aesthetic Reflex / David Hopkins
  • Part III. Critical Theory and Postmodernism
  • 21. Marxism and Critical Art History / David Craven
  • 22. Walter Benjamin and Art Theory / Howard Caygill
  • 23. Bakhtin and the Visual Arts / Deborah Haynes
  • 24. Pierce's Visuality and the Semiotics of Art / Michael Leja
  • 25. Conceptual Art / Charles Harrison
  • 26. Barthes on Art / Margaret Iversen
  • 27. Foucault and Art / Roy Boyne
  • 28. Derrida and the Parergon / Robin Marriner
  • 29. Lyotard's Concept of the Sublime / Reneacute and van de Vall
  • 30. Deleuze on Francis Bacon / Ian Heywood
  • 31. Feminisms and Art Theory / Marsha Meskimmon
  • 32. Psycho-Phallus (Qu'est-ce que c'est?) / Mignon Nixon
  • Part IV. Interpretation and the Institution of Art
  • 33. The Rules of Representation / John Willats
  • 34. Gombrich and Psychology / Richard Woodfield
  • 35. Hermeneutics and Art Theory / Nick Davey
  • 36. Reciprocity and Reception Theory / Michael Anne Holly
  • 37. The Paradox of Creative Interpretation in Art / Carl Hausman
  • 38. Interdiscipliniarity and Visual Culture / Charlotte Klonk
  • 39. Against Curatorial Imperalism / Paul Crowther
  • 40. The Institutional Theory of Art: Theory and Anti-Theory / Garry Hagberg

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