Creative Writing and Art History
March 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
- Considers the ways in which the writing of art history intersects with creative writing
- Covers a diverse subject matter, from late Neolithic stone circles to the writing of a sentence by Flaubert
- The collection both contains essays that survey the topic as well as more specialist articles
- Brings together specialist contributors from both sides of the Atlantic
8 Chapter 1 'A narrative of what wishes what it wishes it to be': An Introduction to 'Creative Writing and Art History'
22 Chapter 2 Writing Perceptions: The Matter of Words and the Rollright Stones
46 Chapter 3 (Blind Summit) Art Writing, Narrative, Middle Voice
66 Chapter 4 Connoisseurship, Painting, and Personhood
88 Chapter 5 Under the Hat of the Art Historian: Panofsky, Berenson, Warburg
110 Chapter 6 'The Liar': Fictions of the Person
130 Chapter 7 'Scattered notes': Authorship and Originality in Paul Gauguin's Diverses choses
148 Chapter 8 'Sudden gleams of (f)light': 'Intuition as Method'?
Charlotte de Mille
166 Chapter 9 Rotten Sun
C. F. B. Miller
190 Chapter 10 Notes on Writing as Vertigo
Catherine Grant is Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. She co-ordinated the Writing Art History project at the Courtauld Institute of Art with Patricia Rubin and is the co-editor (with Lori Waxman) of Girls! Girls! Girls! in Contemporary Art (2011).
Patricia Rubin is Judy and Michael Steinhardt Director of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of Art History and the author of Giorgio Vasari: Art and History (1995),Renaissance Florence: The Art of the 1470s (1999), and Images and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Florence (2007), and co-author of Renaissance Florence: The Art of the 1470s (1999).