Figuring It Out (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2006-10-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Illustratör/Fotograf
55 in colour 175 illustrations
Illustrationer
120 Illustrations, black and white; 55 Illustrations, color
Dimensioner
257 x 185 x 17 mm
Vikt
820 g
ISBN
9780500286456
Figuring It Out (häftad)

Figuring It Out

What Are We? Where Do We Come From?

Häftad Engelska, 2006-10-01
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Figuring It Out, new in paperback this autumn, is a compelling, richly illustrated analysis by a distinguished archaeologist of why the processes of archaeological investigation and discovery have been paralleled by the installations and art works of many artists, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. Central to the exploration is a group of leading contemporary artists, including Richard Long, Mark Dion, Barry Flanagan, Antony Gormley, Eduardo Paolozzi and David Mach, whose works are notable for an engagement with our world.
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'A tremendously exciting book that succeeds in building bridges between the fields of human endeavour' - The Lecturer 'A very relevant, revealing and thought-provoking book, and an easy and enjoyable read' - British Archaeology '... written with flair, and above all, richly illustrated' - Association of Art Historians

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Professor Lord Colin Renfrew is Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. Among his previous books is Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice (with Paul Bahn), also published by Thames & Hudson, and the standard textbook on the subject.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction: What are We?; 1. Encounters: Art as archaeology, archaeology as art; 2. What is Art? The Tyranny of the Renaissance; 3. Off the Plinth: Display and Process; 4. The Human Condition: Being and Remembering; 5. The (al)Lure of the Artefact; 6. Baneful Signs: The Archaeology of Now.