The Roots of Postmodernism

The Roots of Postmodernism

4.33 (3 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$80.00

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

For courses in second semester art survey and 20th century art history and painting. This is a documented art history book that is intended for both the studio artist and the art historian. This book is a history of the linguistic aspects of painting. It demonstrates that the issues that interest the postmodern period have been of central interest throughout one of the major traditions in painting since the beginning of history, and it documents the relationship of art to the irrational.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0130973874
  • 9780130973870

Table of contents

 1. Finding the Invisible.  2. Painting as Document.  3. Painting as Scholarly Text.  4. Allegory and the Carnival Grotesque.  5. Using Light as Sign and Sign as Space.  6. Social Commentary.  7. Color and Image as Sign.  8. The Animated Iconic Sign.  9. Urinals (Colon) the Undescended Trajectories of Missile Dish Aims B.U.T.N D.¢. 10. Fools, Dream Painters, and the Mad Muse. 11. The Post-Cartesian Concept of "Self." 12. Science, Self, and the Sacred. 13. The Dragons of Postmodern Art and Science. 14. On the Shoulders of Giants. 15. Bindings. 16. Conclusion. Works Cited. Index.show more

Rating details

3 ratings
4.33 out of 5 stars
5 33% (1)
4 67% (2)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X