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Absorption and Theatricality: Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot
With this widely acclaimed work, Fried revised the way in which eighteenth-century French painting and criticism were viewed and understood."A reinterpretation supported by immense learning and by a
Visual Analogy: Consciousness as the Art of Connecting
Recuperating a topic once central to philosophy, theology, rhetoric and aesthetics, this groundbreaking book explores the discovery of sameness in otherness. Analogy poses an intriguing ancient and
Working Minds
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, volume 49, number 1 (winter 2006):131–36 © 2006 by The Johns Hopkins University Press Mind in its purest play is like some bat That beats about in caverns all
Artful Science: Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education
TLDR
The mind's release, the visible invisible, systems of imposture, sleight-of-hand, a culture of operators, digital performances exhibitionism, the polymathic cabinet of curiosities, album of minutiae conclusion - the transit of information.
Artful Science: Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education
TLDR
The mind's release, the visible invisible, systems of imposture, sleight-of-hand, a culture of operators, digital performances exhibitionism, the polymathic cabinet of curiosities, album of minutiae conclusion - the transit of information.
Voyage into Substance: Art, Science, Nature, and the Illustrated Travel Account, 1760-1840
"Voyage into Substance" reopens the whole complex question of how nature was perceived and penetrated during the Enlightenment--a time when artist-scientists trekked across Egyptian deserts,
Media Art Histories
Echo Objects: The Cognitive Work of Images
Barbara Maria Stafford is at the forefront of a growing movement that calls for the humanities to confront the brain's material realities. In "Echo Objects", she argues that humanists should seize
A field guide to a new meta-field : bridging the humanities-neurosciences divide
Barbara Maria Stafford is a pioneering art historian whose research has long helped to bridge the divide between the humanities and cognitive sciences. In "A Field Guide to a New Meta-Field", she
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