Art History's History
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Vernon Hyde Minor
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Art History's History by Vernon Hyde Minor
Book DescriptionWritten in jargon-free, reader-friendly language, this is one of the first volumes to make art historical theory accessible to those at the "introductory" level. A review of contemporary theory of art history provides readers with lucid prose and concrete examples. Discussion of eighteenth- and nineteenth- century theories that are important to art history offers readers a review of historically important issues in philosophy. Illustrations of well-known works of art show readers how theory has application to images. Art historians and educators.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780130851338
(230mm x 172mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Vernon Hyde Minor
VERNON HYDE MINOR was the first to recognize and respond to the growing need for art historical theory made accessible at the introductory level, offering a reader-friendly introduction to historical writings about art history, including contemporary theory, and providing background on aesthetics to demonstrate that art history arises from general philosophical questions. Now in this second edition of his work, the author has expanded his survey to include the American critic Clement Greenberg, developed his treatment of New Art History and Visual Culture, and added a special essay on the learned art historian Erwin Panofsky and his contribution to Iconography and Iconology. Minor then considers the concepts of influence, originality, and greatness.
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