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Visual Studies

A Skeptical Introduction

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Visual Studies by James Elkins
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In his latest book, James Elkins offers a road map through the field of visual studies, describing its major concerns and its principal theoretical sources. Then, with the skill and insight that have marked his successful books on art and visuality, Elkins takes the reader down a side road where visual studies can become a more interesting place. Why look only at the same handful of theorists? Why exclude from one's field of vision non-Western art or the wealth of scientific images?

Author Biography

James Elkins is Professor of Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His books Stories of Art, How to Use Your Eyes, Pictures and Tears, and What Painting Is are all published by Routledge. He lives in Chicago, IL.
Release date NZ
August 28th, 2003
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
40 black & white illustrations
Imprint
Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Pages
240
Dimensions
178x254x18
ISBN-13
9780415966818
Product ID
1668911

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