The Resource Why are our pictures puzzles? : on the modern origins of pictorial complexity, James Elkins

Why are our pictures puzzles? : on the modern origins of pictorial complexity, James Elkins

Label
Why are our pictures puzzles? : on the modern origins of pictorial complexity
Title
Why are our pictures puzzles?
Title remainder
on the modern origins of pictorial complexity
Statement of responsibility
James Elkins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 750/.19
  • 750/.19
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • ND1140
  • ND1140
LC item number
  • .E49 1999
  • .E49 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Why are our pictures puzzles? : on the modern origins of pictorial complexity, James Elkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-292) and index
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  • zbnus
  • mel
Contents
Introduction: Mutilated Fire Unite -- Pt. 1. Considering Things. 1. The Evidence of Excess. 2. What Counts as Complexity? -- Pt. 2. Staying Calm. 3. How to Solve Picture Puzzles. 4. An Ambilogy of Painted Meanings. 5. On Monstrously Ambiguous Paintings. 6. Calming the Delirium of Interpretation -- Pt. 3. Losing Control. 7. Hidden Images: Cryptomorphs, Anamorphs, and Aleamorphs. 8. The Best Work of Twentieth-Century Art History. 9. Envoi: On Meaninglessness
Control code
000013600490
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 302 p.
Isbn
9780415919418
Lccn
97047282
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b18699984
System control number
  • 13600490jb
  • (OCoLC)38055867

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