March 4, 2017

Approaching the Ancient Artifact by Amalia / Demetriou, Denise Avramidou

By Amalia / Demetriou, Denise Avramidou

This e-book deals a clean and well timed perspectiveon the research of historic artwork and archaeology. via a sequence of essays, the amount explores the hyperlinks among textual content and snapshot and gives leading edge readings of narrative scenes on pottery and sculpture. themes taken care of comprise gender in antiquity, fable and artwork, and Athenian ritual and politics. This quantity is vital studying for college students and students of classical paintings and archaeology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Approaching the Ancient Artifact PDF

Best art history books

Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperial Japan (Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society)

A examine of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia UniversityKingdom of good looks exhibits that the invention of mingei (folk paintings) via eastern intellectuals within the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties was once important to the advanced approach through which Japan grew to become either a latest kingdom and an imperial international energy. Kim Brandt’s account of the mingei flow locates its origins in colonial Korea, the place middle-class eastern artists and creditors came upon that imperialism provided them specified possibilities to accumulate artwork items and achieve social, cultural, or even political impression.

Tech-Noir Film: A Theory of the Development of Popular Genres

From the post-apocalyptic international of Blade Runner to the James Cameron mega-hit Terminator, tech-noir has emerged as a different style, with roots in either the Promethean fantasy and the sooner well known traditions of gothic, detective, and technological know-how fiction. during this new quantity, many recognized movie and literary works – together with The Matrix, RoboCop, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein –are mentioned almost about their dating to tech-noir and each other.

The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love

An eminent student finds the fascinating historical past of the two-lobed middle image from scripture and tapestry to T-shirts and textual content messages, laying off gentle on how we've expressed love considering antiquityThe symmetrical, exuberant middle is far and wide: it provides form to sweet, pendants, the frothy milk on most sensible of a cappuccino, and lots more and plenty else.

Zen Paintings in Edo Japan (1600-1868): Playfulness and Freedom in the Artwork of Hakuin Ekaku and Sengai Gibon

In Zen Buddhism, the idea that of freedom is of profound value. And but, before there was no in-depth research of the manifestation of this liberated perspective within the lives and paintings of Edo interval Zen monk-painters. This booklet explores the playfulness and free-spirited perspective mirrored within the paintings of 2 favorite eastern Zen monk-painters: Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) and Sengai Gibon (1750-1837).

Extra resources for Approaching the Ancient Artifact

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 6 votes