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The Art of Gerhard Richter : Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning

By: Lotz, Christian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781472589033.Subject(s): Conceptual art -- Germany | Painters -- Germany | Richter, Gerhard, 1932- -- Criticism and interpretationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Art of Gerhard Richter : Hermeneutics, Images, MeaningDDC classification: 759.3 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; Note on the Text; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Painted Images; Intelligence; Formation; Idealization; Materiality; Chapter 2 Painted Photographs; Looking; Memory; Materiality; Bracketing; History; Chapter 3 Being; Appearance; Vision; Essence; Chapter 4 Essence; Youth Portrait; Gaze; Melancholy; Bildnis; Chapter 5 Vision; Reader; Essentialization; Seeing; Blindness; Chapter 6 Terror; Death; Faith; Shock; Beauty; Chapter 7 Culture; Landscapes; Paths; Clouds; Wald; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The Art of Gerhard Richter: Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning presents the first philosophical investigation of, arguably, one of the most popular and important painters working today, Gerhard Richter. From monochrome painting and photo realism to conceptual art and gesture-expressive painting, Richter has transformed the spectrum of 20th-Century painting. Building upon Gadamer's notion of 'formed images', the book outlines elements of a hermeneutics and a phenomenology of images and paintings. Moreover, the hermeneutic approach to art is combined with the crucial question of how paintings and p
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Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; Note on the Text; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Painted Images; Intelligence; Formation; Idealization; Materiality; Chapter 2 Painted Photographs; Looking; Memory; Materiality; Bracketing; History; Chapter 3 Being; Appearance; Vision; Essence; Chapter 4 Essence; Youth Portrait; Gaze; Melancholy; Bildnis; Chapter 5 Vision; Reader; Essentialization; Seeing; Blindness; Chapter 6 Terror; Death; Faith; Shock; Beauty; Chapter 7 Culture; Landscapes; Paths; Clouds; Wald; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

The Art of Gerhard Richter: Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning presents the first philosophical investigation of, arguably, one of the most popular and important painters working today, Gerhard Richter. From monochrome painting and photo realism to conceptual art and gesture-expressive painting, Richter has transformed the spectrum of 20th-Century painting. Building upon Gadamer's notion of 'formed images', the book outlines elements of a hermeneutics and a phenomenology of images and paintings. Moreover, the hermeneutic approach to art is combined with the crucial question of how paintings and p

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Christian Lotz is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University, USA.

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