Art history and anthropology : modern encounters, 1870-1970 / edited by Peter Probst and Joseph Imorde.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2023]
Description
viii, 263 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.

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Series
Issues & debates [More in this series]
Summary note
"Exploring case studies from Australia, Austria, Brazil, France, Germany, and the United States, this volume addresses connections and rejections between art historians and anthropologists--often in the contested arena of "primitive art.""-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction / Peter Probst
  • The Allure of Architectural Ornament: Ethnographic Art and the "Shortcomings" of Inka Stonemasonry / Carolyn Dean
  • Anatomy of a Chronological Hallucination: The Category of Primitive Art and Élie Faure's L'art medieval / John Warne Monroe
  • Ethnology at the Margins of "General Art History": The Case of Alois Hein / Priyanka Basu
  • What Happens When Natives Draw? Theodor Koch-Grünberg and the Beginnings of World Art History / Claudia Mattos Avolese
  • Boas and Semper: From the Biology of Images to Primitive Art / Carlo Severi
  • Empathy with the Unknown: Reproducing "World Art" after 1900 / Joseph Imorde
  • Fatal Attraction: Carl Einstein's "Ethnological" Turn / Charles W. Haxthausen
  • Pathos and Paideuma: Aby Warburg, Leo Frobenius, and the Demons of Culture / Peter Probst
  • Ernst Vatter: A Forgotten Pioneer of Art Ethnology / Karl-Heinz Kohl
  • The Anthropologist as Critic: Claude Lévi-Strauss / Boris Wiseman
  • René d'Harnoncourt, Twentieth Century Cultural Broker: Bridging Art History and Anthropology through the Display of Indigenous Art / Nancy Lutkehaus
  • Outside and Inside Art History: Anthropologists, Art Historians, Curators, and the Recognition of Aboriginal Art / Howard Morphy.
Other title(s)
Modern encounters, 1870-1970.
ISBN
  • 9781606068793 (paperback)
  • 1606068792 (paperback)
LCCN
2023010416
OCLC
1374294937
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