The art of art history : a critical anthology /

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Other Authors / Creators:Preziosi, Donald, 1941-
Format: Book
Edition:New edition.
Imprint: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series:Oxford history of art.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to the New Edition
  • Art History: Making the Visible Legible
  • 1. Art as History
  • Introduction
  • Preface to Part III of 'The Lives'
  • Reflections on the Imitation of Greek Works in Painting and Sculpture
  • Winckelmann Divided: Mourning the Death of Art History
  • Patterns of Intention
  • 2. Aesthetics
  • Introduction
  • What is Enlightenment?
  • Philosophy of Fine Art
  • Impure Mimesis, or the Ends of the Aesthetic
  • 3. Form, Content, and Style
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Art History
  • 'Form', Nineteenth-Century Metaphysics, and the Problem of Art Historical Description
  • 'Style'
  • 4. Anthropology and/or Art History
  • Introduction
  • Leading Characteristics of the Late Roman 'Kunstwollen'
  • Images from the Region of the Pueblo Indians of North America
  • Warburg's Concept of 'Kunstwissenschaft' and its Meaning for Aesthetics
  • Silent Moves: On Excluding the Ethnographic Subject from the Discourse of Art History
  • 5. Mechanisms of Meaning
  • Introduction
  • Iconography and Iconology: An Introduction to the Study of Renaissance Art
  • Semiotics and Iconography
  • Semiotics and Art History: A Discussion of Contexts and Senders
  • Meaning/Interpretation
  • 6. The Limits of Interpretation
  • Introduction
  • The Temptation of New Perspectives
  • The Origin of the Work of Art
  • The Still Life as a Personal Object - a Note on Heidegger and van Gogh
  • Restitutions of the Truth in Pointing [Pointure]
  • 7. Authorship and Identity
  • Introduction
  • What is an Author?
  • The Discourse of Others: Feminists and Postmodernism
  • Re-Viewing Modernist Criticism
  • Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory
  • Postmodern Automatons
  • 'Every Man Knows How Beauty Gives Him Pleasure': Beauty Discourse and the Logic of Aesthetics
  • Queer Wallpaper
  • 8. Globalization and its Discontents
  • Introduction
  • Orientalism and the Exhibitionary Order
  • The Museum as Ritual
  • The Work of Art in the Age of its Technological Reproducibility (Third Version)
  • Can Our Values be Objective? On Ethics, Aesthetics, and Progessive Politics
  • Visual Culture Studies: Questions of History, Theory, and Practice
  • 'Life-Like': Historicizing Process in Digital Art
  • Epilogue: The Art of Art History
  • Coda: Plato's Dilemma and the Tasks of the Art Historian Today