The Language of Art: Studies in Interpretation by Moshe BaraschThe Language of Art: Studies in Interpretation by Moshe Barasch

The Language of Art: Studies in Interpretation

byMoshe Barasch

Hardcover | April 1, 1997

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Moshe Barasch, an authority on art theory, tackles the complex question of how art works as language. Barasch shows how, once an art work is seen and understood, a new, communicative function is effectively added to the work. In an engaging style Barasch moves from the art and civilization of Ancient Egypt to that of modern Europe, and effortlessly shows a full and surprising range of language in art--from the magical to the impious, from the ambiguous to the didactic, from the scientific to the propagandistic. Barasch contemplates a variety of mediums including sculpture, painting, mural, statuary, woodcuts, bas-relief, even music. Over one hundred illustrations are included as an integral part of the discussion.

Title:The Language of Art: Studies in InterpretationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 1997Publisher:NYU Press

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ISBN - 10:081471255X

ISBN - 13:9780814712559

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