Skip to main content

About Stephen Bann

About Stephen Bann

Deborah Cherry (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14830-6

Jun 2006

208 pages

Select type: Paperback

Out of stock

$35.95

Description

A distinguished group of eminent contributors reflect on the writings of Stephen Bann and his influence on the fields of visual studies, art history and cultural history.

  • A collection of essays reflecting on the influence of Stephen Bann on the fields of visual studies, art history and cultural history.
  • Written by a distinguished group of eminent scholars.
  • Engages with a wide range of subjects from French art and architecture to histories of the garden and painting in China.
  • Discusses and analyses many of the key debates and developments in art history, visual studies and cultural history.
  • Includes a portfolio of Bann’s poem prints.
  • Continues the series started with About Michael Baxandall (Blackwell Publishing, 1999).
Introduction: About Stephen Bann: Deborah Cherry.

Let There Be Irony: Cultural History And Media Archaeology In Parallel Lines: Wolfgang Ernst.

Unfurled: Michael Fried.

Re-Reading Inscriptions In Chinese Scroll Painting: The Eleventh To The Fourteenth Centuries: Zhang Hongxing.

The Imaginative Dimension Of An Early Eighteenth-Century Garden: Wentworth Castle: Michael Charlesworth.

Poem Prints.

Faith In Materials: Christ Giving The Keys To Saint Peter By Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres: Susan L. Siegfried.

Giving Up On History? Challenges To The Hierarchy Of The Genres In Early Nineteenth-Century France: Paul Duro.

Henri Labrouste And The Lure Of The Real: Romanticism, Rationalism And The Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve: Martin Bressani And Marc Grignon.

Something Is Happening: Richard Shiff.

Le Voyageur: The Perfect Traveller: Jean Louis Schefer.

Stephen Bann Bibliography.

Index.


  • A collection of essays reflecting on the influence of Stephen Bann on the fields of visual studies, art history and cultural history.
  • Written by a distinguished group of eminent scholars.
  • Engages with a wide range of subjects from French art and architecture to histories of the garden and painting in China.
  • Discusses and analyses many of the key debates and developments in art history, visual studies and cultural history.
  • Includes a portfolio of Bann’s poem prints.
  • Continues the series started with About Michael Baxandall (Blackwell Publishing, 1999).