Biographies & Space: Placing The Subject In Art And Architecture by Dana ArnoldBiographies & Space: Placing The Subject In Art And Architecture by Dana Arnold

Biographies & Space: Placing The Subject In Art And Architecture

EditorDana Arnold, Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

Paperback | March 31, 2015

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Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors,Biographies and Spacepresents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships.

Biographical methods of historical investigation can bring out the authentic voice of subjects, revealing personal meanings and strategies in space as well as providing a means to analyze relations between the personal and the social. Writing about both actual (architectural) and imagined (pictorial) space, the authors consider issues of gender, childhood, sexuality and race, highlighting an increasing fluidity and interaction between theory, methods and history.

Biographies and Spaceis an original and exciting new book, with direct relevance to both architectural and art history.

Dana Arnoldis Professor of Architectural History at the University of Southampton. She has written extensively on art and architectural history and theory. Recent books includeRural Urbanism(2006);Art History: a very short introduction(2004) and the edited volumeRethinking Architectural Historiography(2006)Joanna Sofaeris Senior Lectur...
Title:Biographies & Space: Placing The Subject In Art And ArchitectureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415511550

ISBN - 13:9780415511551

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