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Subjects of Art History Historical Objects in Contemporary Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0521455723

ISBN-13: 9780521455725

Edition: 1998

Authors: Mark A. Cheetham, Michael Ann Holly, Keith Moxey, Mieke Bal, Patricia Mathews

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This work offers an introduction to the historiography and theory of the history of art. Examining a variety of theoretical approaches, it offers interpretations of the history and contemporary relevance of a range of art-related disciplines.
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Book details

List price: $52.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/13/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Mark A. Cheetham is a professor of art history at the University of Toronto. His book Artwriting, Nation, and Cosmopolitanism in Britain: The "Englishness" of English Art Theory since the Eighteenth Century is forthcoming from Ashgate. He recently co-curated the exhibition JACK CHAMBERS: the light from the darkness, silver paintings and film work for Museum London (2011).

Mieke Bal is Academy Professor at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and a cofounder of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. Her many books include Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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