Is Art History Global? by James ElkinsIs Art History Global? by James Elkins

Is Art History Global?

EditorJames Elkins

Paperback | December 13, 2006

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This is the third volume inThe Art Seminar, James Elkin's series of conversations on art and visual studies.

Is Art History Global? stages an international conversation among art historians and critics on the subject of the practice and responsibility of global thinking within the discipline. Participants range from Keith Moxey of Columbia University to Cao Yiqiang, Ding Ning, Cuautemoc Medina, Oliver Debroise, Renato Gonzalez Mello, and other scholars.
James Elkinsis E.C. Chadbourne Chair in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the Art Institute of Chicago, and Head of History of Art at the University College Cork, Ireland. He is author ofPictures andTears, How to Use Your Eyes, andWhat Painting Is,and, most recently, The Strange Place of Religion inContemporary Ar...
Title:Is Art History Global?Format:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.9 inPublished:December 13, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415977851

ISBN - 13:9780415977852

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Table of Contents

Section 1. Introductory Essay  Section  2. Starting Points Notes on Art History in Latin America Andrea Giunta  The Modality of Spatial Categories Friedrich Teja Bach  Section 3. The Art Seminar Section  Section 4. Assessments  Section 5. Afterwords Globalizing Art History Shelly Errington

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"Is Art History Global? should be read by anyone interested in the history of art as a discipline, and especially by anyone interested in its future. The question is asks is of fundamental importance."