Mitchell, W. J. Thomas, 1942-

Picture theory : essays on verbal and visual representation / W.J.T. Mitchell. - Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, 1994. - xv, 445 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Index.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. The Pictorial Turn -- 2. Metapictures -- 3. Beyond Comparison: Picture, Text, and Method -- 4. Visible Language: Blake's Art of Writing -- 5. Ekphrasis and the Other -- 6. Narrative, Memory, and Slavery -- 7. Ut Pictura Theoria: Abstract Painting and Language -- 8. Word, Image, and Object: Wall Labels for Robert Morris -- 9. The Photographic Essay: Four Case Studies -- 10. Illusion: Looking at Animals Looking -- 11. Realism, Irrealism, and Ideology: After Nelson Goodman -- 12. The Violence of Public Art: Do the Right Thing -- 13. From CNN to JFK -- Conclusion: Some Pictures of Representation.

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Visual perception.
Ut pictura poesis (Aesthetics)
Arts, Modern.
Postmodernism.

Arts Aesthetics

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