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Against Voluptuous Bodies Late Modernism and the Meaning of Painting

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ISBN-10: 0804748950

ISBN-13: 9780804748957

Edition: 2006

Authors: J. M. Bernstein

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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 1/12/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction: (Late) Modernism
Wax, Brick, and Bread-Apotheoses of Matter and Meaning in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy and Painting: Descartes and Pieter de Hooch
Judging Life: Kant, Clement Greenberg, and Chaim Soutine
Modernism as Philosophy: Stanley Cavell, Anthony Caro, and Chantal Akerman
Aporia of the Sensible-Art, Objecthood, and Anthropomorphism: Michael Fried, Frank Stella, and Minimalism
The Death of Sensuous Particulars: T.J. Clark and Abstract Expressionism
Social Signs, Natural Bodies: T. J. Clark and Jackson Pollock
Readymades, Monochromes, Etc.: Nominalism and the Paradox of Modernism (Thierry de Duve and Marcel Duchamp)
Freedom from Nature? Reflections on the End(s) of Art: Arthur Danto, Yves-Alain Bois, and Robert Ryman
The Horror of Nonidentity: Cindy Sherman's Tragic Modernism
Notes
Index