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Atlas Of Emotion : Journeys In Art Architecture And Film
Author: Giuliana Bruno
ISBN: 9781859841334
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Year: 2007
Publisher: Verso
Number of Pages: 484
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INR 2995.00
About Book
An award-winning and highly original endeavor to map a cultural history of spatio-visual art. Traversing a varied and enchanting landscape with forays into the fields of geography, art, architecture, design, cartography and film, Giuliana Bruno's Atlas of Emotion, winner of the 2004 Kraszna-Krausz award for “the world's best book on the moving image”, is a highly original endeavor to map a cultural history of spatio-visual arts. In an evocative montage of words and pictures she emphasizes that “sight” and “site” but also “motion” and “emotion” are irrevocably connected. In so doing, she touches on the art of Gerhard Richter and Annette Messagem: the film-making of Peter Greenaway and Michaelangelo Antonioni; the origins of the movie palace and its precursors, and on her own journeys to her native Naples. Visually luscious and daring in conception, Bruno opens new vistas and understandings at every turn
About Author
Giuliana Bruno is Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts, and Streetwalking on a Ruined Map, winner of the 1993 Katherine Kovacs prize for the best book in film studies.
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