Frameworks for Modern Art
Edited by Jason Gaiger
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Frameworks for Modern Art by Jason Gaiger
Book DescriptionThis generously illustrated volume, the first in the Art of the Twentieth Century series, introduces and explores a range of contemporary issues and debates about art and its place in the wider culture today. The opening chapter discusses key concepts such as modernity, modernism, autonomy, spectatorship, and globalization. Four case studies follow, each devoted to a specific work of art across the span of the century: Marcel Duchamp's Bottlerack, Barnett Newman's Eve, Ana Mendieta's Silueta series, and Yarla by the Australian Aboriginal Yuendumu community. These works have been selected not only for their intrinsic interest but also for the way in which they open up wider questions of meaning and interpretation that are central to understanding twentieth-century art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300102284
(256mm x 196mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 6-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jason Gaiger
Aesthetics and Painting, Hardback (October 2008)
Looks at the debates and ideas involved in the aesthetics of painting. This book focuses on the investigation of the complex relationship between what a painting depicts and the means by which it is depicted. It also looks at how and why pictorial representation can be distinguished from other forms of representation.
Art of the Twentieth Century, Paperback (December 2003)
This is the companion volume to a series of four books relating to the Open University course, "Art of the Twentieth Century". This reader reflects the diversity of art-historical interpretations and of different theoretical approaches to 20th-century art.
Art in Theory 1648-1815, Paperback (January 2001)
Art in Theory (1648-1815) provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive collection of documents on the theory of art from the founding of the French Academy until the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
Art in Theory, 1815-1900, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Jason Gaiger
* Provides an indispensable companion to Harrison and Wooda s classic volume Art in Theory 1900--1990. * Extends to a startling degree the canon of nineteenth--century art theory. * Offers for the first time English translations of material from foreign sources, comprising a third of the entire volume.
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Author Biography - Jason Gaiger
Jason Gaiger is lecturer in art history, The Open University.
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