The art of art history : a critical anthology / edited by Donald Preziosi. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998. - 595 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 24 cm. - Oxford history of art . - Oxford history of art .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 528-568) and index.

Art history : making the visible legible / Donald Preziosi -- Reflections on the imitation of Greek works in painting and sculpture / Johann Joachim Winckelmann -- Winckelmann divided : mourning the death of art history / Whitney Davis -- Patterns of intention / Michael Baxandall -- What is enlightenment? ; The critique of judgement / Immanuel Kant -- Philosophy of fine art / G.W.F. Hegel -- Principles of art history / Heinrich Wölfflin -- "Form," nineteenth-century metaphysics, and the problem of art historical description / David Summers -- Style / Meyer Schapiro -- Style / Ernst Gombrich -- Leading characteristics of the late Roman "Kunstwollen" / Alois Riegl -- Images from the region of the Pueblo Indians of North America / Aby Warburg -- Warburg's concept of "Kulturwissenschaft" and its meaning for aesthetics / Edgar Wind -- Retrieving Warburg's tradition / Margaret Iversen -- Semiotics and iconography / Hubert Damisch -- Semiotics and art history : a discussion of context and senders / Mieke Bal and Norman Bryson -- "Et in Arcadia ego" : Poussin and the elegiac tradition / E. Panofsky -- Toward a theory of reading in the visual arts : Poussin's "The Arcadian shepherds" / Louis Marin -- Sculpture in the expanded field / Rosalind Krauss -- What is an author? / Michel Foucault -- The allegorical impulse : toward a theory of postmodernism / Craig Owens -- Mapping the postmodern / Andreas Huyssen -- The art historical canon : sins of omission / Nanette Salomon -- Sexuality and/in representation : five British artists / Lisa Tickner -- No essential femininity / Mary Kelly and Paul Smith -- Postfeminism, feminist pleasures, and embodied theories of art / Amelia Jones -- The temptation of new perspectives / Stephen Melville -- The origin of the work of art / Martin Heidegger -- The still life as a personal object : a note on Heidegger and van Gogh / Meyer Schapiro -- Restitutions of the truth in pointing ["pointure"] / Jacques Derrida -- Orientalism and the exhibitionary order / Timothy Mitchell -- The art museum as ritual / Carol Duncan -- Inventing the "postcolonial" : hybridity and constituency in contemporary curating / Annie E. Coombes -- Remaking passports : visual thought in the debate on multiculturalism / Néstor García Canclini -- The art of art history / Donald Preziosi.

A guide to understanding art history over the past two centuries.

0192842420 (pbk.)

98193489

GB98-40426


Art--Historiography.
Art--History.

N7480 / .A79 1998

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