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Author LinkBelting, Hans,author.
Uniform Title LinkBild-Anthropologie. English
Title LinkAn Anthropology of Images : Picture, Medium, Body / Hans Belting ; Translated by Thomas Dunlap.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011.
Description v, 207 pages :  illustrations ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Language eng ger
Gen. Note "First published in Germany under the title Bild-Anthropologie: Entwürfe für eine Bildwissenschaft. ©2001 by Verlag Wilhelm Fink, Munich. ©Second edition 2002 by Verlag Wilhelm Fink, Paderborn/Germany."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-197) and index.
Contents Contents: A New Introduction for the English Reader -- Image, Medium, Body -- The Locus of Images: The Living Body -- The The Coat of Arms and the Portrait: Two Media of the Body -- Image and Death: Embodiment in Early Cultures -- Media and Bodies: Dante’s Shadows and Greenaway’s TV -- The Transparency of the Medium: The Photographic Image.
Summary " ... proposes a new anthropological theory for interpreting human picture making. Rather than focus exclusively on pictures as they are embodied in various media such as painting, sculpture, or photography, he links pictures to our mental images and therefore, our bodies.: -- Book jacket.
Subject LinkVisual anthropology.
LinkVisual sociology.
LinkEthnology in art.
Add.Author LinkDunlap, Thomas, 1959- translator.

System Number 000662463
ISBN Link9780691145006 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link0691145008 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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