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Six Stories from the End of Representation Images in Painting, Photography, Astronomy, Microscopy, Particle Physics, and Quantum Mechanics, 1980-2000

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ISBN-10: 0804741484

ISBN-13: 9780804741484

Edition: 2008

Authors: James Elkins

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James Elkins has shaped the discussion about how we—as artists, as art historians, or as outsiders—view art. He has not only revolutionized our thinking about the purpose of teaching art, but has also blazed trails in creating a means of communication between scientists, artists, and humanities scholars. InSix Stories from the End of Representation, Elkins weaves stories about recent images from painting, photography, physics, astrophysics, and microscopy. These images, regardless of origin, all fail as representations: they are blurry, dark, pixellated, or otherwise unclear. In these opaque images, Elkins finds an opportunity to create stories that speak simultaneously to artists and to…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 2/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.52" wide x 10.51" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English