Value art politics : criticism, meaning and interpretation after Postmodernism / edited by Jonathan Harris.

This collection of essays draws together questions of value and evaluation in relation to studies of historical and contemporary art and artists, within a broad 'social history of art' conceptual framework.

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Online Access: Full Text (via Internet Archive)
Other Authors: Harris, Jonathan (Jonathan P.)
Format: eBook
Published: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2007.
Series:Value, art, politics.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : With postmodernism grounded : prospects for renewal in critical art history / Jonathan Harris
  • Dark side of the landscape / John Barrell
  • Forecasting Belshazzar's fall / Albert Boime
  • 'Real primitives' : Cézanne, Wittgenstein, and the nature of aesthetic quality / Paul Smith
  • Death and tourism : Claude Monet's paintings of Venice / Stephen F. Eisenman
  • Phenomenality and materiality in Cézanne / T.J. Clark
  • The end of left art history? / T.J. Clark
  • Prosthetic illusions of masculinity : Hans Bellmer's dolls and the Fascist imaginary / Susanne Baackmann
  • René Magritte and the spectre of commodity fetishism / David Craven
  • Three artists (three women) / Anne M. Wagner
  • Suspensa vix via fit : Jasper Johns' Catenary ; The work of art and the art object ; The everyday self and the extraordinary self / Fred Orton
  • 'Norman Rockwell' at the Guggenheim / Alan Wallach
  • The capture of meaning / John Tagg
  • The dialectic of disappointment : Adorno and art criticism since the 1980s / Paul Mattick
  • 'Every man knows where and how beauty gives him pleasure' : beauty discourse and the logic of aesthetics / Amelia Jones
  • Virtuosity and contrivance in the new sculpture / Brandon Taylor.