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Description - : Painting, Language and Modernity (1985) by Michael Phillipson

First published in 1985, this book draws together the author's artistic with analytical practices which had been developed over many years of sociological enquiry. It interprets a 'work of art' as a site on which a viewer or critic is invited to share in questioning celebration of the painting itself. The author reassesses modern painting's relation to its own origins and to tradition in light of the emergence of 'postmodern' practice - exploring its engagement of fundamental questions about language and being. Also assessed is the relevance of the metaphors of writings and Reading to an understanding of painting and viewing practices - looking at painters' writings as well as phenomenological and post-structuralist writers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138281899
ISBN-10: 1138281891
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 211
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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