German Art History and Scientific Thought

German Art History and Scientific Thought

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A fresh contribution to the ongoing debate between Kunstwissenschaft (scientific study of art) and Kunstgeschichte (art history), this essay collection explores how German-speaking art historians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century self-consciously generated a field of study. Prominent North American and European scholars provide new insights into how a mixing of diverse methodologies took place, in order to gain a more subtle and comprehensive understanding of how art history became institutionalized and legitimized in Germany. The essays provide illuminating treatments of art history's prior and understudied interactions with a wide range of scientific orientations, from psychology, sociology and physiognomics, to evolutionism and comparative anatomy.A fresh contribution to the ongoing debate between Kunstwissenschaft (scientific study of art) and Kunstgeschichte (art history), this essay collection explores how German-speaking art historians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth ...


Title:German Art History and Scientific Thought
Author: Mitchell Benjamin Frank, Daniel Allan Adler
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012
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