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Title LinkThings that talk : object lessons from art and science / edited by Lorraine Daston.
Imprint New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press [distributor], 2004.
Description 447 p., [8] p. of plates :  ill. (some col.) ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-428) and index.
Contents Contents: Speechless / Lorraine Daston -- Bosch’s equipment / Joseph Leo Koerner -- Freestanding column in eighteenth-century religious architecture / Antoine Picon -- Staging an empire / M. Norton Wise and Elaine M. Wise -- Science whose business is bursting / Simon Schaffer -- Res Ipsa Loquitur / Joel Snyder -- Glass flowers / Lorraine Daston -- Image of self / Peter Galison -- News, papers, scissors / Anke te Heesen -- Talking pictures / Caroline A. Jones.
Summary In nine original essays, internationally renowned historians of art and science seek to understand how objects become charged with significance without losing their gritty materiality.
Per.Sub. LinkGreenberg, Clement, 1909-1994.
LinkPollock, Jackson, 1912-1956.
Subject LinkArt and science.
LinkSemiotics and art.
LinkObject (Aesthetics)
LinkObject (Philosophy)
Add.Author LinkDaston, Lorraine, 1951-

System Number 000662448
ISBN Link1890951439 (cloth)
Link9781890951436 (cloth)
Link9781890951443 (pbk.)
Link1890951447 (pbk.)

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