Visual time : the image in history (Book, 2013) []
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Visual time : the image in history

Visual time : the image in history

Author: Keith P F Moxey
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
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"Keith Moxey argues that the discipline of art history has been too attached to interpreting works of art based on a teleological categorization--demonstrating how each work influences the next as part of a linear sequence--which he sees as tied to Western notions of modernity. In contrast, he emphasizes how the experience of viewing art creates its own aesthetic time, where the viewer is entranced by the work  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith P F Moxey
ISBN: 9780822353546 0822353547 9780822353690 0822353695
OCLC Number: 816030846
Description: xiii, 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Is modernity multiple? --
Do we still need a Renaissance? --
Contemporaneity's heterochronicity --
Visual studies and the iconic turn --
Bruegel's crows --
Mimesis and iconoclasm --
Impossible distance.
Responsibility: Keith Moxey.
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Examining the notion of time in art history, Keith Moxey argues that looking at a work of art creates an experience of time for the viewer distinct from the work's place in the history of art.  Read more...


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