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In the first part of the narrative, preserved on the clay artifact known as ‘‘Cylinder A,’’ Gudea himself is indicated as the agent, instrumental in carrying out the construction and outfitting of the temple. However, in the succeeding ‘‘Cylinder B,’’ once the building is complete and has been ritually consecrated, with the deity installed in residence, the temple itself receives the agentive marker, a morphological sign that the temple has taken on an active role in emitting its affective properties to the community.
This is a provocative analysis, but how helpful is it? The Gellogram cannot express the full set of relationships implied in Mary Richardson’s short statement: nothing in the Gellogram brings out the special status of Venus not simply for Vela´zquez but in the common perception of mythological history; by placing Mrs. Pankhurst’s inspiration of Mary Richardson above the prison warders’ violence to Mrs. Pankhurst in the tree, the Gellogram implies that the violence was prior to, rather than simply parallel to, the inspiration, and hence we lose the sense that it is the beauty of Mrs.
179. 45 C. , The Vienna School Reader: Politics and Art Historical Method in the 1930’s (New York, 2000), pp. 9–72 esp. p. 26; cf. R. , Visuality Before and Beyond the Renaissance: Seeing as Others Saw (Cambridge, 2000). 46 Gell, Art and Agency, p. 13. 2007 2:16pm Compositor Name: SJoearun Introduction: Art and Agency and Art History 27 47 P. Boyer, ‘‘Cognitive constraints on cultural representations,’’ in L. A. Hirschfeld and S. A. , Mapping the Mind: Domain Specificity in Cognition and Culture (Cambridge, 1994), pp.