Art History and Fetishism Abroad: Global Shiftings in Media and Methods Gabriele Genge

ISBN: 9783839424117

Published: August 1st 2014

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324 pages


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Art History and Fetishism Abroad: Global Shiftings in Media and Methods  by  Gabriele Genge

Art History and Fetishism Abroad: Global Shiftings in Media and Methods by Gabriele Genge
August 1st 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 324 pages | ISBN: 9783839424117 | 5.55 Mb

By focusing on the various modes and media of the fetishised object, this anthology shifts the debates on thingness into a new global art historical perspective. The contributors explore the attention given to those material images, in both artisticMoreBy focusing on the various modes and media of the fetishised object, this anthology shifts the debates on thingness into a new global art historical perspective.

The contributors explore the attention given to those material images, in both artistic and cultural practice from the heyday of colonial expansion until today. They show that in becoming vehicles and agents of transculturality, so called -fetishes- take shape in the 17th to 19th century aesthetics, psychology and ethnography - and furthermore inspire a recent discourse on magical practice and its secular meanings requiring altered art historical approaches and methods.



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