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Art history in the wake of the global turn

Contributor(s): Series: Clark studies in the visual artsPublisher: Williamstown, Massachusetts : Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, [2014]Distributor: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press Copyright date: ©2014Description: xxiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmISBN:
  • 9781935998143
  • 1935998145
  • 9780300196856
  • 0300196857
Contained works:
  • Raqs Media Collective (Organization), Ephemeris, corrected for the longitudes oftomorrow [author.]
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • N7480
Contents:
Part One: Remapping terrains, retelling time -- An ephemeris, corrected for the longitudes of tomorrow: speculations on the orbit and motion of objects and processes in contemporary art today and tomorrow / Raqs Media Collective -- De Tlacuilolli: Renaissance artistic theory in the wake of the global turn / Alessandra Russo -- Transnational architecture, ethics, and the reification of history: Park51 Islamic Community Center in New York City / Kishwar Rizvi -- Photography's time of dispersal and return / Kobena Mercer -- Part Two: Decentering and reorienting global art histories -- Conversation without borders / Steven Nelson -- Art history and its discontents in global times / Parul Dave-Mukherji -- Troubles with perspective : case studies in picture-making from Qajar Iran / David J. Roxburgh -- What art does : methodological privileging of agency and art history's global dispute in 1901 / Talinn Grigor -- Part Three: Translating, counter-visualization, and practice -- Channels and items of translation / Esra Akcan -- Globalatinization, León Ferrari, and the situated art historian / Todd Porterfield -- Isaac Julien, or the Southern question in art history / Ranjana Khanna -- The history of the anonymous and horizontal visuality / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Epilogue -- Turning the 'fearful sphere': prepositional tactics in and for the global / Jill H. Casid.
Summary: With globalisation steadily reshaping the cultural landscape, scholars have long called for a full-scale reassessment of art history's largely Eurocentric framework. This collection of case studies and essays, the latest in the Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series, brings together voices from various disciplinary and theoretical backgrounds, each proposing ways to remap, decentre and reorient what is often assumed to be a unified field.
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A related conference, titled "Art History in the Wake of the 'Global Turn': Propositions for an 'Exploded' Art History without Borders," was held 4-5 November 2011 at the Clark.

Includes bibliographical references.

Part One: Remapping terrains, retelling time -- An ephemeris, corrected for the longitudes of tomorrow: speculations on the orbit and motion of objects and processes in contemporary art today and tomorrow / Raqs Media Collective -- De Tlacuilolli: Renaissance artistic theory in the wake of the global turn / Alessandra Russo -- Transnational architecture, ethics, and the reification of history: Park51 Islamic Community Center in New York City / Kishwar Rizvi -- Photography's time of dispersal and return / Kobena Mercer -- Part Two: Decentering and reorienting global art histories -- Conversation without borders / Steven Nelson -- Art history and its discontents in global times / Parul Dave-Mukherji -- Troubles with perspective : case studies in picture-making from Qajar Iran / David J. Roxburgh -- What art does : methodological privileging of agency and art history's global dispute in 1901 / Talinn Grigor -- Part Three: Translating, counter-visualization, and practice -- Channels and items of translation / Esra Akcan -- Globalatinization, León Ferrari, and the situated art historian / Todd Porterfield -- Isaac Julien, or the Southern question in art history / Ranjana Khanna -- The history of the anonymous and horizontal visuality / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Epilogue -- Turning the 'fearful sphere': prepositional tactics in and for the global / Jill H. Casid.

With globalisation steadily reshaping the cultural landscape, scholars have long called for a full-scale reassessment of art history's largely Eurocentric framework. This collection of case studies and essays, the latest in the Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series, brings together voices from various disciplinary and theoretical backgrounds, each proposing ways to remap, decentre and reorient what is often assumed to be a unified field.

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