Item description for Looking In: The Art of Viewing (Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture) by Mieke Bal & Norman Bryson...
Mieke Bal is one of Europe's leading theorists and critics. Her work within feminist art history and cultural studies provides a fascinating alternative to prevailing thinking in these fields. The essays in this collection include Bal's brilliant analyses of the: Myth of Rembrandt Imagery of Vermeer Baroque of Caravaggio Neo-Baroque of David Reed Culture of the museum Visual representation of rape Closet in Proust Bal brings a keen visual sense to these studies, as well as an understanding of how literature represents visuality and how the ethics and aesthetics present within museums affect the cultural artifacts displayed.
In his engaging commentary, eminent art historian Norman Bryson shows how Bal's original approach to the interdisciplinary study of art and visual culture has had wide- reaching influence.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2001
ISBN 9057011123 ISBN13 9789057011122
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More About Mieke Bal & Norman Bryson
Mieke Bal is professor of comparative literature and Susan B. Anthony Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Rochester. Her books include "Lethal Love: Literary Feminist Interpretations of Biblical Love Stories" and "Murder and Difference: Gender, Genre and Scholarship on Sisera's Death."
Mieke Bal was born in 1946.
Mieke Bal has published or released items in the following series...