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Anthropology and art

Anthropology and art

readings in cross-cultural aesthetics

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Primitive.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Charlotte M. Otten.
    SeriesTexas Press sourcebooks in anthropology -- 10
    ContributionsOtten, Charlotte M., 1915-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 440 p. :
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22897836M
    ISBN 100292703139

    Christian 7. The identity and personal traits of the artist can tell much about the broader cultural context. The range of work spans home, body, theology, politics, healing, gender, ethnicity, and material culture. The materials studied include sculpture, masks, paintings, textiles, baskets, pots, weapons, and the human body itself. The result is an intellectual feast worthy of the topic.

    Brandes 8. Comparison across cultures is a key element of method in sociocultural anthropology, including the industrialized and de-industrialized West. According to Clifford Geertz"anthropology is perhaps the last of the great nineteenth-century conglomerate disciplines still for the most part organizationally intact. Lynn Meskell's research ranges from "object lessons" in ancient Egypt; materiality, form, and human and animal figuration at Catalhoyuk, Turkey. Anthropology and many other current fields are the intellectual results of the comparative methods developed in the earlier 19th century.

    Dissertation Anthropology, Art and Perception 1: centres on the role of perception in visual and material culture and covers haptic, visual, sonic and gustatory themes in anthropology, and addresses Anthropology and art book role of aesthetics from ethnographic, anthropological and psychological perspectives. This book explores the opportunities of using scientific research to improve our understanding of how climate shaped our species. Anthropologists are interested in the symbolic meanings encoded in such objects, as well as in the materials and techniques used to produce them. This beautifully illustrated volume is a unique survey of the current state of anthropological thinking on art and aesthetics. Instead he proposes a more inclusive definition that can be used by anthropologists studying art.


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This beautifully illustrated volume is a unique survey of the current state of anthropological thinking on art and aesthetics. Something of the experience of working as ethnographer alongside Saami herders of northeast Finland comes through here, as indeed it does throughout the book.

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Appleton and CompanyThe book brings the important views of modern anthropologists before the general public in familiar language. As a methodology, ethnography is based upon long-term fieldwork within a community or other research site.

In flying a kite, for example, the intentional action of the person holding the kite is only one ingredient in an enmeshment of forces that includes the lively movements of the air: neither the flight of the kite nor its form, developed and honed through countless such material engagements, can be explained by human agency alone.

European countries with overseas colonies tended to practice more ethnology a term coined and defined by Adam F. During the s and s, there was an epistemological shift away from the positivist traditions that had largely informed the discipline.

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