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Language of Art History

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ISBN-10: 0521445981

ISBN-13: 9780521445986

Edition: N/A

Authors: Salim Kemal, Ivan Gaskell, Ivan Gaskell, Ivan Gaskell

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The first volume in the series Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and the Arts offers a range of responses by distinguished philosophers and art historians to some crucial issues generated by the relationship between the art object and language in art history. Each of the chapters in this volume is a searching response to theoretical and practical questions in terms accessible to readers of all human science disciplines. The editors, one a philosopher and one an art historian, provide an introductory chapter which outlines the themes of the volume and explicates the terms in which they are discussed. The contributors open new avenues of enquiry involving concepts of 'presence', 'projective…    
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Book details

List price: $40.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/25/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.06" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of plates
List of contributors
Editors' acknowledgments
Art history and language: some issues
Writing and painting: the soul as hermeneut
Correspondence, projective properties, and expression in the arts
The language of art criticism
Baxandall and Goodman
Figurative language in art history
Cezanne's physicality: the politics of touch
Conditions and conventions: on the disanalogy of art and language
A minimal syntax for the pictorial: the pictorial and the linguistic -- analogies and disanalogies