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Location

Location

Deborah Cherry (Editor), Fintan Cullen (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14694-4

May 2007

240 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$33.95

Description

A collection of essays by art historians, anthropologists and commentators on contemporary visual culture on the theme of ‘Location’.

  • Explores the theme of 'Location', including transatlantic exchanges and global connections, and the nature of hospitality that arises in acknowledging migration and diaspora
  • Questions how important location is in producing, understanding and curating art.
  • Contributors consider such topics as site-specificity, examinations of the trans-national/trans-cultural, how images/visual forms migrate, and the repositioning of ownership
On location: Deborah Cherry and Fintan Cullen.

The errant image: Rogier van derWeyden’s Deposition from the Cross and its copies: Amy Powell.

Signposts of invention: artists’ signatures in Italian Renaissance art: Patricia Rubin.

Locating ‘China’ in the arts of sixteenth-century Japan: Andrew M. Watsky.

Georgianism and the tenements, Dublin 1908–1926: Mark Crinson.

Statues in the square: hauntings at the heart of empire: Deborah Cherry.

The Buddha goes global: some thoughts towards a transnational art history: Clare Harris.

Rebecca Belmore and James Luna on location at Venice: the allegorical Indian redux: Charlotte Townsend-Gault.

Author biographies.

Index


  • Brings together a collection of essays by art historians, anthropologists and commentators on contemporary visual culture
  • Explores the theme of 'Location', including transatlantic exchanges and global connections, and the nature of hospitality that arises in acknowledging migration and diaspora
  • Questions how important location is in producing, understanding and curating art.
  • Contributors consider such topics as site-specificity, examinations of the trans-national/trans-cultural, how images/visual forms migrate, and the repositioning of ownership