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Public Intimacy Architecture and the Visual Arts

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ISBN-10: 0262524651

ISBN-13: 9780262524650

Edition: 2007

Authors: Giuliana Bruno, Cynthia Davidson

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In his thoughtful collection of essays on the relationship of architecture and the arts, Giuliana Bruno addresses the crucial role that architecture plays in the production of art and the making of public intimacy. As art melts into spatial construction and architecture mobilizes artistic vision, Bruno argues, a new moving space--a screen of vital cultural memory--has come to shape our visual culture. Taking on the central topic of museum culture, Bruno leads the reader on a series of architectural promenades from modernity to our times. Through these "museum walks," she demonstrates how artistic collection has become a culture of recollection, and examines the public space of the pavilion…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Giuliana Bruno is Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film, winner of the 2004 Kraszna-Krausz award for "the world's best book on the moving image," and Streetwalking on a Ruined Map, winner of the 1993 Kovacs prize for best book in film studies.

Recollected Spaces
Collection and Recollection
On Film Itineraries and Museum Walks
Modernist Ruins, Filmic Archaeologies
Jane and Louise Wilson's A Free and Anonymous Monument
Scientific Scenographies
The Architecture of Science in Art
An Anatomy Lesson
Mind Works
Rebecca Horn's Interior Art
Fabrics of Time
Fashions of Living
Intimacy in Art and Film
Architects of Time
Reel Duration from Warhol to Tsai Ming-liang