Art History and Its Institutions

Art History and Its Institutions

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Art History and Its Institutions focuses on the institutional discourses that shaped and continue to shape the field from its foundations in the nineteenth century. From museums and universities to law courts, labour organizations and photography studios, contributors examine a range of institutions, considering their impact on movements such as modernism; their role in conveying or denying legitimacy; and their impact on defining the parameters of the discipline.The relation to photography of Wolfflina#39;s Principles of Art History crystallizes the larger trends we have sketched, bringing us back ... Benjamina#39;s only extended treatment of this topic, the 1933 essay aquot;Rigorous Study of Art, aquot; delves into the host ofanbsp;...

Title:Art History and Its Institutions
Author:Elizabeth Mansfield
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-08-18


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