Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method examines the various patterns and approaches to the discipline of art history exhibited across the scholarship of all periods over the last 30 years, resulting in a cross section of art history in all its complexities and a timely survey of its historiography.
- Newly commissioned essays by a group of international scholars
- Takes a trans-disciplinary approach to the history of Art History
- Each essay presents original and incisive arguments
- The essays combine to present a thought provoking re-evaluation of the methods of Art History
1. Art history: Contemporary perspectives on method (Dana Arnold, University of Southampton
2. Sexing the canvas: Calling on the medium (Nicholas Chare, University of Reading).
3. Phenomenology and interpretation beyond the ??esh (Amanda Boetzkes, University of Alberta, Canada).
4. Surveying contemporary art: Post-war, postmodern, and then what? (Dan Karlholm, S??dert??rn University, Stockholm, Sweden).
5. Michel Foucault and the point of painting (Catherine M. Soussloff, University of California).
6. Karl Mannheim and Alois Riegl: From art history to the sociology of culture (Jeremy Tanner, University College London).
7. Art Fiction (H. Perry Chapman, University of Delaware)
8. Dancing years, or writing as a way out (Adrian Rifkin, Goldsmiths College, London).