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Sculpture and Touch - Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture (Hardback)
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Sculpture and Touch - Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture (Hardback)

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Hardback 254 Pages / Published: 20/08/2014
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Since the Renaissance, at least, the medium of sculpture has been associated explicitly with the sense of touch. Sculptors, philosophers and art historians have all linked the two, often in strikingly different ways. In spite of this long running interest in touch and tactility, it is vision and visuality which have tended to dominate art historical research in recent decades. This book introduces a new impetus to the discussion of the relationship between touch and sculpture by setting up a dialogue between art historians and individuals with fresh insights who are working in disciplines beyond art history. The collection brings together a rich and diverse set of approaches, with essays tackling subjects from prehistoric figurines to the work of contemporary artists, from pre-modern ideas about the physiology of touch to tactile interaction in the museum environment, and from the phenomenology of touch in recent philosophy to the experimental findings of scientific study. It is the first volume on this subject to take such a broad approach and, as such, seeks to set the agenda for future research and collaboration in this area.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781409412311
Number of pages: 254
Weight: 686 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 16 mm

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