Crossing Cultures

Conflict, Migration And Convergence

Jaynie Anderson (editor)
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Crossing Cultures

Published

15 July 2009

ISBN

9780522857108

Pages

1128

Weight

2588g

Size

268mm x 183mm

Imprint

Miegunyah Press

Crossing Cultures

Conflict, Migration And Convergence

Jaynie Anderson (editor)
Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence is an in-depth examination of the effect of globalism on art and art history. Covering all aspects of art; including traditional media, painting, sculpture, architecture and the crafts, as well as design, film, visual performance and new media; it explores the themes of conflict, migration and convergence in the visual, symbolic and artistic exchanges between cultures throughout history Crossing Cultures is a compilation of the conference papers from the 32nd International Congress in the History of Art organised by the International Committee of the History of Art (CIHA), edited by conference convenor Professor Jaynie Anderson. This volume contains more than 200 papers presented at the congress by art historians from twenty-five countries, including Homi K Bhabha (Harvard University), Michael Brand (Director of the John Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles), Marcia Langton (Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne), Ronald de Leeuw (Director of…
Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence is an in-depth examination of the effect of globalism on art and art history. Covering all aspects of art; including traditional media, painting, sculpture, architecture and the crafts, as well as design, film, visual performance and new media; it explores the themes of conflict, migration and convergence in the visual, symbolic and artistic exchanges between cultures throughout history. Crossing Cultures is a compilation of the conference papers from the 32nd International Congress in the History of Art organised by the International Committee of the History of Art (CIHA), edited by conference convenor Professor Jaynie Anderson. This volume contains more than 200 papers presented at the congress by art historians from twenty-five countries, including Homi K Bhabha (Harvard University), Michael Brand (Director of the John Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles), Marcia Langton (Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne), Ronald de Leeuw (Director of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam), Neil McGregor (Director of the British Museum, London) and Ruth B Phillips (Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture and Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa). Never before has the state of art history in our polycentric world been demonstrated so well. Crossing Cultures encourages fresh thinking about global art history.

Jaynie Anderson

Jaynie Anderson

Jaynie Anderson is professor emeritus in art history at the University of Melbourne. In 1970 she was the first woman Rhodes Fellow at Oxford, where she lectured until 1991. She was Herald Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne from 1997 to 2014, and from 2008 to 2012 was president of the International Committee for Art History. In 2015 she received a knighthood from the President of the Republic of Italy for her…

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