The archaeology of seeing : science and interpretation, the past and the contemporary visual art (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The archaeology of seeing : science and interpretation, the past and the contemporary visual art

Author: Liliana Janik
Publisher: London ; New York Routledge, Taylor et Francis Group 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Archaeology of Seeing provides readers with a new and provocative understanding of material culture through exploring visual narratives captured in cave and rock art, sculpture, paintings, and more. The engaging argument draws on current thinking in archaeology on how we can interpret the behaviour of people in the past through their use of material culture, and how this affects our understanding of how we  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, ebk
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liliana Janik
ISBN: 9780367360221 0367360225 9780367360252 036736025X
OCLC Number: 1164612784
Description: xiii, 238 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: How contemporary is prehistoric art? --
The origins of art --
The gallery : unveiling visual narrative --
Power of display : the artist and the object --
Embodiment and disembodiment : the corporality of visual art and the interwoven landscapes --
Portrature and the reverence of the other --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Liliana Janik ; illustrated by Adam Szczęsny.

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The Archaeology of Seeing provides readers with a new and provocative understanding of material culture through exploring visual narratives captured in cave and rock art, sculpture, paintings, and  Read more...

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