D'Alleva, Anne.

Methods & theories of art history / Methods and theories of art history Anne D'Alleva. - London : Laurence King Pub., 2005. - vi, 186 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Thinking about theory -- 2. The analysis of form, symbol and sign -- 3. Art's contexts -- 4. Psychology and perception in art -- 5. Taking a stance toward knowledge -- 6. Writing with theory.

"Anne D'Alleva presents art history students with a clear and accessible introduction to the critical theories behind art historical practice. In outlining some of the most current and widely used theoretical perspectives, she helps the reader to understand the ideas that have shaped art history over the centuries."--BOOK JACKET.

1856694178

012950501 Uk


Art--History--Methodology.
Art--Philosophy.
Art criticism.
Art--Historiography--Methodology.

N85 / .D25 2005

709 701 701.18