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By Dana Arnold, Margaret Iversen

Artwork and concept is a set of newly commissioned essays that explores the connection among the self-discipline of artwork heritage and critical events within the historical past of western thought.

  • Brings jointly newly commissioned essays that discover the connection among the self-discipline of artwork background and events within the historical past of western thought.
  • Considers the effect of the writings of key thinkers, together with Aristotle, Kant, and Heidegger, at the approach within which gadgets are perceived and understood and histories of paintings are developed, deconstructed, and reconfigured in line with various units of philosophical frameworks.
  • Introduces the reader to the dynamic interface among philosophical reflections and artwork practices.
  • Part of the recent Interventions in artwork historical past sequence, that's released along side the organization of paintings Historians.

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Hence, whatever my disagreements, I agree with Alpers about the stakes of Dutch realism and the currents it swims in; seventeenth-century Dutch realism is – ironically given its utter celebration of the bourgeois form of life – the leading edge of the critique of rationalized modernity. Nothing prepares us for 1658. 15 Prior to 1658 de Hooch produced mostly in the genre of guardroom painting, paintings of soldiers bivouacked in stables and inns, chatting, drinking, playing cards. For the most part, these are dimly lit scenes which use a very muted palette of browns and oranges; space is defined by the anecdotal relation of the figures with what lies behind them treated as mere backdrop, not itself spatial.

The Works of Aristotle, Vol. XI (London: Oxford University Press). 22 H. Ost (1992). Tizian-Studien (Köln, Weimar, Wien: Böhlau Verlag), p. 155. 23 Herrick, Italian Tragedy, p. 79. 24 Tatarkiewicz, History of Aesthetics, p. 177. 25 Herrick, Italian Tragedy, pp. 80 and 87. , p. 132. , p. 85. , p. 167. , p. 129. 30 Hope, Titian, p. 117. 31 Keller, “Tizians Poesie,” p. 142. 32 Hope, Titian, p. 125. 33 Panofsky, Problems in Titian, p. 150. 34 Hope, Titian, p. 126. 35 Herrick, Italian Tragedy, p. 142.

28–36. 15 Fairclough, Ars Poetica, pp. 185–8. Aristotle, Titian, and Tragic Painting 27 16 For a useful summary, see W. Tatarkiewicz (1974). History of Aesthetics, vol. III. The Hague (Paris: Mouton; Warsaw: PWN-Polish Scientific Publishers), pp. 161–6. Also Weinberg, History of Literary Criticism, passim; M. T. Herrick (1965). Italian Tragedy in the Renaissance (Urbana: The University of Illinois Press); and P. Brand and L. ). (1996). The Cambridge History of Italian Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp.

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