Meyer Schapiro's critical debates : art through a modern American mind /

"Explores the life, career, and intellectual debates of art historian Meyer Schapiro, who worked at the nexus of artistic and intellectual practice and from there confronted some of the twentieth century's most abiding questions"--

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: O'Donnell, C. Oliver 1983- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]
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Table of Contents:
  • 1929, formalism and perception : from Löwy and Fry to Wertheimer and Gombrich
  • 1936, reviewing Kunstwissenschaft : foreshadowing the two cultures debate
  • 1941, science and the dialectic : Raphael and Dewey, Courbet and Picasso
  • 1947, the "aesthetic attitude," Coomaraswamy's metaphysics, and the Westernness of art's history
  • 1956, pragmatic psychoanalysis and the confirmation of Woman I
  • 1961, debating Berenson with Berlin : two concepts of art-historical liberty
  • 1968, Heidegger and Goldstein : Van Gogh's Shoes and the liabilities of Ekphrasis
  • 1973, Worlds and pictures : a color field critique of structuralist semiotics.