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Art History and Its Methods

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ISBN-10: 0714829919

ISBN-13: 9780714829913

Edition: 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Eric Fernie

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This is a carefully selected anthology of crucial art-historical texts from the Renaissance to the present day, demonstrating the different ways in which art history has been constructed. This book will become a standard work on all student reading lists.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Phaidon Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/7/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782

Preface
Introduction: A History of Methods
From Antiquity to the Renaissance: Piecemeal Beginnings
The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Biographies
The Eighteenth Century: Cultural History, and the Cycle
The Nineteenth Century: Empiricism, Metaphysics and Cultural History
The Early Twentieth Century: Responses to Modernism
The Mid-Twentieth Century: Cumulative Variety
The Late Twentieth Century: New Art Histories
The Present: Versatility and Potential
The Lives of the Artists, 1568
The Painter's Book, 1604
Lives of the Modern Painters, Sculptors and Architects, 1672
The History of Ancient Art, 1764
Of German Architecture, 1772
Reflections on History, 1872
'The Revival of Architecture', 1888
Italian Painters, 1890
Late Roman Art Industry, 1901
Principles of Art History, 1915
Principles of Architectural History, 1914
Vision and Design, 1920
The Life of Forms in Art, 1934
'The Development of Abstract Art', 1936
'The History of Art as a Humanistic Discipline', 1940
An Outline of European Architecture, 1943
The Philosophy of Art History, 1959
'Against Interpretation', 1964
'In Search of Cultural History', 1967
'In Search of Meaning in African Art', 1973
'The Conditions of Artistic Creation', 1974
'Art History, Kunstgeschichte and Historia', 1978
'Art History, Art Criticism and Explanation', 1981
'Interpretation without Representation, or, The Viewing of Las Meninas', 1983
The End of the History of Art?, 1984
'Feminist Interventions in the Histories of Art', 1988
'In the "Heart of Darkness"', 1993
Glossary of Concepts
Select Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgements