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The Lure of Antiquity and the Cult of the Machine: The Kunstkammer and the Evolution of Nature, Art and Technology
The Kunstkammer was a display of art and oddities amassed by wealthy Europeans during the 16th to 18th centuries. This text explores the relations between art, science and scholarship in early modernExpand
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A Neglected Tradition?Art History as Bildwissenschaft
418 I would like to thank James Elkins, Irving Lavin, and Barbara Stafford for their critical readings of this paper, which was presented in different versions at the Getty conference “Frames ofExpand
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Culture, Technology, Cultural Techniques – Moving Beyond Text1
Originally published in 2003, this article presents one of the first attempts to provide a systematic summary of the new concept of cultural technique. It is, in essence, an extended checklist aimedExpand
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The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery
designs; the textiles were produced on so-called shaft looms. Aside from Ziegler’s notation, there existed other conventions on how to notate fabric patterns, but these did not circulate publiclyExpand
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