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The Anthropology of Art

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576 pages
This anthology provides a single-volume overview of the essential theoretical debates in the anthropology of art. Drawing together significant work in the field from the second half of the twentieth century, it enables readers to appreciate the art of different cultures at different times.

  • Advances a cross-cultural concept of art that moves beyond traditional distinctions between Western and non-Western art.
  • Provides the basis for the appreciation of art of different cultures and times.
  • Enhances readers’ appreciation of the aesthetics of art and of the important role it plays in human society.
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Acknowledgments About the Authors
Contents
The Anthropology of Art: A Reflection on its History and Contemporary Practice Howard Morphy and Morgan Perkins
Part I Foundations and Framing the Discipline
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Primitive Art Franz Boas
Split Representation in the Art of Asia and America Claude LéviStrauss
Introduction toTribes and Forms in African Art William Fagg
Style, Grace, and Information in Primitive Art Gregory Bateson
Tikopia Art and Society Raymond Firth
The Abelam Artist Anthony Forge
Part II Primitivism, Art, and Artifacts
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Modernist Primitivism: An Introduction William Rubin
Defective Affinities: ‘‘Primitivism’’ in 20th Century Art Arthur C. Danto
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From Dull to Brilliant: The Aesthetics of Spiritual Power Among the Yolngu Howard Morphy
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‘‘Marvels of Everyday Vision’’: The Anthropology of Aesthetics and the Cattlekeeping Nilotes Jeremy Coote
All Things Made David M. Guss
Oriental Antiquities/Far Eastern Art Craig Clunas
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Vogel’s Net: Traps as Artworks and Artworks as Traps Alfred Gell
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Part III Aesthetics across Cultures
Yoruba Artistic Criticism Robert Farris Thompson
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Histories of the Tribal and the Modern James Clifford
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Style in Technology: Some Early Thoughts Heather Lechtman
A Case in Point and Afterwords toPrimitive Art in Civilized Places Sally Price
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Introduction toArt/Artifact: African Art in Anthropology Collections Susan Vogel
Part IV Form, Style, and Meaning
Visual Categories: An Approach to the Study of Representational Systems Nancy D. Munn
Structural Patterning in Kwakiutl Art and Ritual Abraham Rosman and Paula G. Rubel
Modernity and the ‘‘Graphicalization’’ of Meaning: New Guinea Highland Shield Design in Historical Perspective Michael O’Hanlon
Sacred Art and Spiritual Power: An Analysis of Tlingit Shamans’ Masks Aldona Jonaitis
Index
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Cew Ete Haw I Tih: The Bird That Carries Language Back to Another Jolene Rickard
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A Second Reflection: Presence and Opposition in Contemporary Maori Art Nicholas Thomas
Arts of the Fourth World Nelson H. H. Graburn
The Collecting and Display of Souvenir Arts: Authenticity and the ‘‘Strictly Commercial’’ Ruth B. Phillips
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The Art of the Trade: On the Creation of Value and Authenticity in the African Art Market Christopher B. Steiner
Part VI Contemporary Artists
Kinds of Knowing Charlotte TownsendGault
Representing Culture: The Production of Discourse(s) for Aboriginal Acrylic Paintings Fred Myers
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Part V Marketing Culture
Aesthetics and Iconography: An Artist’s Approach Gordon Bennett
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