Modern Perspectives in Western Art History: An Anthology of Twentieth-century Writings on the Visual Arts

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University of Toronto Press, 1971 - Art - 528 pages
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A collection of essays that reflect the breadth of twentieth-century scholarship in art history. Kleinbauer has sought to illustrate the variety of methods scholars have developed for conveying the unfolding of the arts in the Western world.

Originally published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1971.

  

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Contents

part one INTRODUCTION
1
part two INTRINSIC PERSPECTIVES
107
SYNTACTICAL ANALYSIS
124
FORMAL CHANGE
139
PERIOD DISTINCTIONS
154
ICONOGRAPHY AND ICONOLOGY
193
The Survival of Mythological Representations
204
The Dome of Heaven
227
ART HISTORY SOCIETY AND CULTURE
293
Theological Context
312
Marxist Context
339
Cultural Context
349
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381
ART HISTORY AND THE HISTORY OF IDEAS
397
Concepts of Periodicity
413
Unit Ideas
432

part three EXTRINSIC PERSPECTIVES
271
A Psychotic Artist of the Middle Ages
285
Key to Sources of Illustrations
463
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W. Eugene Kleinbauer is rofessor of Art History at Indiana University, Bloomington.

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