Clark, Sterling & Francine Art Institute Textbooks


The Meaning of Photography

The Meaning of Photography

  • by Robin Kelsey (Editor), Blake Stimson (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0300121504
  • ISBN-13: 9780300121506
In this timely volume, fifteen leading scholars discuss the discipline, practice, historiography, and study of photography, from William Henry Fox Talbot to Louise Lawler, and reflect on the status of photography today.

Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies

Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies

  • by Michael Ann Holly (Editor), Keith Moxey (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0300097891
  • ISBN-13: 9780300097894
What are the dominant aesthetic assumptions underlying art historical inquiry? How have these assumptions been challenged by visual studies? Are questions of quality, form, content, meaning, and spectatorship culturally specific?

Architecture Between Spectacle and Use

Architecture Between Spectacle and Use

  • by Anthony Vidler (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0300125542
  • ISBN-13: 9780300125542
With the recent international proliferation of architectural projects, expansions, and renovations––particularly in the art and museum worlds––critics have accused architecture of entering too fully into the “society of the ...

Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century

Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century

  • by Vishakha N. Desai (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0300125534
  • ISBN-13: 9780300125535
Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century explores the field of Asian art and its historiography, tensions, and possible future directions.

The Two Art Histories: The Museum and the University

The Two Art Histories: The Museum and the University

  • by Charles W. Haxthausen (Editor), Dawn Ades, Andreas Beyer, Andreas Beyer (With), Dawn Ades (With)
  • ISBN: 0300097751
  • ISBN-13: 9780300097757
In this provocative book, seventeen eminent figures from both sides of the art world--museum professionals and university scholars--explore the questions underlying the often tense relationship between the two main branches of the ...

What Is Research in the Visual Arts?: Obsession, Archive, Encounter

What Is Research in the Visual Arts?: Obsession, Archive, Encounter

  • by Michael Ann Holly (Editor), Marquard Smith (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0300134134
  • ISBN-13: 9780300134131
In this volume, thirteen authors address both the philosophical and practical issues now facing those in the visual arts field by investigating the ever-pressing issue of research.

Compression vs. Expression: Containing and Explaining the World's Art

Compression vs. Expression: Containing and Explaining the World's Art

  • by John Onians (Editor), David Summers (Contribution by), James Elkins (Contribution by), Jyotindra Jain (Contribution by), Dominic Marner (Contribution by)
  • ISBN: 0300097905
  • ISBN-13: 9780300097900
This publication is based on the proceedings of the Clark Conference "Compression vs expression: containing and explaining the world's art" held 6-8 April 2000, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute, Williamstown, Massachussets.

 

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