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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains twenty-five obituaries of recently deceased ... More


Fleshing Out and Seeing‐in

John V. Kulvicki

in On Images: Their Structure and Content

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199290758
eISBN:
9780191604010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019929075X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

With some sense of the relation between bare-bones content and fleshed-out content on the table, this chapter answers four important questions. First, why do we flesh out the contents of pictures in ... More


Non-Design: Architecture, Liberalism, and the Market

Anthony Fontenot

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226686066
eISBN:
9780226752471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752471.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book explores the theory of “non-design,” posited as the rejection of conscious design and the embrace of various phenomena that emerge without intention or “deliberate human design.” It ... More


Twofoldness: Pictorial Art and the Imagination

Paul Crowther

in Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210688
eISBN:
9780191705762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210688.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter gives an analysis of the distinctive ontology of pictorial art. It is argued that the ‘twofoldness’ of pictorial art enables us to become conscious not only of imagination per se, but ... More


Image and Instant: The Pictorial Representation of Time

Robin Le Poidevin

in The Images of Time: An Essay on Temporal Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265893
eISBN:
9780191708619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265893.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can a painting or photograph represent movement and the passage of time? A traditional distinction, due to G. E. Lessing, between the arts of time and the arts of space suggests not: a static image ... More


On Looking at a Picture

Malcolm Budd

in Aesthetic Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199556175
eISBN:
9780191721151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556175.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with an exposition and critique of Ernst Gombrich's illusionistic theory of the experience of realistic pictures. It then modulates to its main theme — a critical examination of ... More


Symbols and Substitutes

Dominic Lopes

in Understanding Pictures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272037
eISBN:
9780191699566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272037.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

According to the symbol theory, pictures belong to systems which can be described as sets of designs referring to objects, types of objects, and properties. In this chapter, the challenge that ... More


Pictorial Content

Dominic Lopes

in Understanding Pictures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272037
eISBN:
9780191699566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272037.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Two themes that lay the groundwork for the aspect-recognition theory are explored in this chapter. One is the distinctive nature of pictorial content. Perceptual and symbol theorists alike are ... More


Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Louis Rose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book presents a vivid portrait of two remarkable twentieth-century thinkers and their landmark collaboration on the use and abuse of caricature and propaganda in the modern world. In 1934, ... More


The Oval and Cross: Internalized Constructions in the Visual Domain

Robert O. Gjerdingen

in Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Just as apprentice musicians were taught a repertory of music schemas, so apprentice artists had to learn a repertory of visual schemas. One of the most common of these was the “oval and cross,” used ... More


Iconology and the Hamburg School

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The sixth chapter argues that Panofsky forged a “third way” between the formalist and contextualist approaches of his art historical mentors, Wölfflin and Riegl. Influenced by Warburg’s early work, ... More


Nachleben of an Idea

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The epilogue addresses the complicated legacy of Warburg’s reception and takes the Nachleben of the Warburg scholars as the object of their own analysis. While interest in Panofsky has declined, ... More


Art in the “open society”: the aesthetics of problem-solving

Octavian Esanu

in The Postsocialist Contemporary: The Institutionalization of Artistic Practice in Eastern Europe After 1989

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526158000
eISBN:
9781526166487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526158017.00009
Subject:
Art, Art History

As discussed in previous chapters, the main postulates outlined in the mission statements of these centers – in their imperative to build an institutional infrastructure for the art of the “open ... More


Memory in Musical Form: From Bach to Ives

David Michael Hertz

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter illustrates the impossibility of musical cognition without memory. Cognition in music depends on the psychological process of preparing for what is to come by remembering what has ... More


Cartoons

Jane Chapman, Kate Allison, Andrew Kerr, and John Cafferkey

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Throughout the 20th century, cartoons relentlessly appeared in all sorts of newspapers, evidence of the immense cultural impact of illustrative satire long before the era of television. Many events ... More


Theorising Automotive Consciousness

Lynne Pearce

in Drivetime: Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690848
eISBN:
9781474426817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690848.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter sets out the ways in which driving may be seen as paradigmatic, as well as formative, of human thought by comparing the way in which the mind travels through time and space on its ... More


The Unfinished Project

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how two Viennese scholars—Ernst Kris and E.H. Gombrich—worked in 1936 to complete a book manuscript. The manuscript explored the subject of caricature: the art of comic ... More


Toward a Psychology of Art, 1919–32

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how Kris' status as a convert to Catholicism temporarily provided him with professional and personal protection. His work abroad with international collectors, museum directors, ... More


The Vienna–London Connection, 1932–36

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Kris organized the Daumier exhibition from the spring of 1935 to the autumn of 1936—the period coinciding with the inception and rise of the Popular Front movement in ... More


Daumier in Vienna, 1936

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recounts how, by the time of the Daumier exhibition, Kris no longer expected the Viennese art historical profession or the Austrian Church to offer any reliable protections. In bringing ... More


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