Art and Agency and Art History
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Art and Agency and Art History by Robin Osborne
Book DescriptionArt's Agency and Art History re-articulates the relationship of the anthropology of art to key methodological and theoretical approaches in art history, sociology, and linguistics. * Explores important concepts and perspectives in the anthropology of art * Includes nine groundbreaking case studies by an internationally renowned group of art historians and art theorists * Covers a wide range of periods, including Bronze-Age China, Classical Greece, Rome, and Mayan, as well as the modern Western world * Features an introductory essay by leading experts, which helps clarify issues in the field * Includes numerous illustrations
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405135375
(249mm x 166mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robin Osborne
M. I. Finley, Hardback (October 2016)
An assessment of how the most famous ancient historian of the twentieth century achieved his impact.
Theologies of Ancient Greek Religion, Hardback (August 2016)
This book does away once and for all with the assumption that only religions of the book think systematically about god(s).
Classical Archaeology, Paperback (April 2012)» View all books by Robin Osborne
The fully revised second edition of this successful volume includes updates on the latest archaeological research in all chapters, and two new essays on Greek and Roman art. It retains its unique, paired essay format, as well as key contributions from leading archaeologists and historians of the classical world.
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Author Biography - Robin Osborne
Robin Osborne is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge. He writes widely across the range of Greek history, Greek archaeology, and Classical art history. He is the author of Archaic and Classical Greek Art (1998) and of Greek History (2004). Jeremy Tanner is a lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, where he teaches Classical archaeology and comparative art. He is the editor of The Sociology of Art: a Reader (2003), and the author of The Invention of Art History in Ancient Greece: Religion, Society and Artistic Rationalisation (2006)
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