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The methodologies of art : an introduction /

by Adams, Laurie.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; [Great Britain] : Icon Editions, c1996Description: xvii, 236 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0064303128 (cased) :; 0064302318 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Art -- Historiography | Art -- MethodologyOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
1. What Is Art? -- 2. Formalism and Style -- 3. Iconography -- 4. Contextual Approaches I: Marxism -- 5. Contextual Approaches II: Feminism -- 6. Biography and Autobiography -- 7. Semiotics I: Structuralism and Post-Structuralism -- 8. Semiotics II: Deconstruction -- 9. Psychoanalysis I: Freud -- 10. Psychoanalysis II: Winnicott and Lacan -- 11. Aesthetics and Psychoanalysis: Roger Fry and Roland Barthes.
Summary: This book surveys the main methodologies used in artistic analysis: formal analysis, iconology and iconography, Marxism, feminism, biography and autobiography, semiotics (structuralism, post-structuralism, and deconstruction), and psychoanalysis. Various works of art are considered from the different methodologies discussed. There are 70 black-and-white illustrations integrated with the text, 4 plates in color, notes, a bibliography, and an index. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 1.1 | Painting 2:1 Non-Representational Painting
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. What Is Art? -- 2. Formalism and Style -- 3. Iconography -- 4. Contextual Approaches I: Marxism -- 5. Contextual Approaches II: Feminism -- 6. Biography and Autobiography -- 7. Semiotics I: Structuralism and Post-Structuralism -- 8. Semiotics II: Deconstruction -- 9. Psychoanalysis I: Freud -- 10. Psychoanalysis II: Winnicott and Lacan -- 11. Aesthetics and Psychoanalysis: Roger Fry and Roland Barthes.

This book surveys the main methodologies used in artistic analysis: formal analysis, iconology and iconography, Marxism, feminism, biography and autobiography, semiotics (structuralism, post-structuralism, and deconstruction), and psychoanalysis. Various works of art are considered from the different methodologies discussed. There are 70 black-and-white illustrations integrated with the text, 4 plates in color, notes, a bibliography, and an index.

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