Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method

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Dana Arnold
Wiley, May 18, 2010 - Art - 184 pages
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

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About the author (2010)

Dana Arnold is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Southampton, UK. She is the author of the best-selling Art History: A Very Short Introduction (2004). Her other publications include Rural Urbanism: London Landscapes in the Early Nineteenth Century (2006) and Reading Architectural History (2002), and the co-edited volumes Biographies and Space (2007), Rethinking Architectural Historiography (2006), Architecture as Experience (2004), and Art and Thought (2003). She was editor of Art History from 1997 to 2002 and now edits the book series New Interventions in Art History and Companions to Art History, both published by Wiley-Blackwell.

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