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Pictures of the Body By James Elkins
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This is a book for painters, photographers, theorists, historians and critics: it's a discussion of how the body has been represented in art, from prehistory to contemporary art. Examples range from... More > the Babylonian demon Humbaba (who wore his intestines on the outside of his body) to modernists like Picasso, Bacon, Giacometti, and on to contemporary art. I draw on a very wide range of theories, from phenomenology and cognitive psychology to affect theory and psychoanalysis. The idea is to provide a resource for the conceptualization of body representations in art practice and in theory and criticism. This is a full-length book (almost 400 pages) and it is not available elsewhere.< Less
What is Interesting Writing in Art History? By James Elkins
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This is a book about how art history is written. It includes detailed analyses of a dozen important texts, and theories about what counts as "interesting" or "experimental"... More > writing on art. There are chapters on texts by Rosalind Krauss, T.J. Clark, Alexander Nemerov, Gilles Deleuze, Helene Cixous, Leo Steinberg, Jean-Louis Schefer, and others; a chapter on institutions that teach experimental writing on art; analyses of rival concepts of the essay; and chapters on the absence of literary criticism in the disciplines of art history, visual studies, art theory, and art criticism.< Less

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Orthodox Bats Orthodox Bats By Anna Broome
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