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Art History: The Key Concepts By Jonathan Harris (University of Liverpool, UK)

Art History: The Key Concepts by Jonathan Harris (University of Liverpool, UK)

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Summary

A guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it spans a variety of terms and concepts such as abstract expressionism, epoch, hybridity, semiology and zeitgeist.

Art History: The Key Concepts Summary

Art History: The Key Concepts by Jonathan Harris (University of Liverpool, UK)

Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers.

Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span a wide variety of terms and concepts such as abstract expressionism, epoch, hybridity, semiology and zeitgeist.

Key features include:

  • a user-friendly A-Z format
  • fully cross-referenced entries
  • suggestions for further reading.

Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, Art History: The Key Concepts builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history and visual culture.

About Jonathan Harris (University of Liverpool, UK)

Jonathan Harris is Professor of Art History at the University of Liverpool. He is author of Writing Back to Modern Art: After Greenberg, Fried, and Clark (Routledge, 2005) and The New Art History: A Critical Introduction (Routledge, 2001). Jonathan Harris also wrote introductions to the four volumes of Arnold Hauser's 1951 classic The Social History of Art, republished by Routledge in 1999.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Art History: The Key Concepts. Bibliography. Index

Additional information

GOR003086156
9780415319775
0415319773
Art History: The Key Concepts by Jonathan Harris (University of Liverpool, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2006-09-29
346
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