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Title Art history and its methods : a critical anthology / selection and commentary by Eric Fernie.

Published London : Phaidon Press Ltd., 1995.
(1996[printing])

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  709 Art    AVAILABLE
Physical description 384 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 369) and index.
Summary 'Approaches' are probably more varied -- and more debated -- in the history of art than in any other branch of history, and a study of different historical approaches is becoming an increasingly important component of many student courses. In this anthology of art-historical writings from the Renaissance to the present day, key texts have been chosen in which the authors reflect on the nature of their subject and on their own methods of inquiry. Included are texts by Vasari, Winckelmann, Burckhardt, Wolfflin, Panofsky, Gombrich and Pollock, among others. The introduction gives a lucid and readable summary of art-historical methods, and each of the texts is accompanied by a commentary that places it in context and discusses the issues it raises. Also provided is a critical glossary of terms and a select bibliography.
Other author Fernie, Eric, 1939-
Subject Art -- Study and teaching.
Art -- History.
Art -- Methodology.
Visual arts.
ISBN 0714829919