Approaches to Understanding Visual Culture

By: Barnard, Malcolm

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"What is it that happens when we understand something?" Malcolm Barnard relates the understanding of visual culture to the traditions of natural and social science and applies the theme of scientific understanding to the principal approaches to understanding art and design. Formalist, Marxist, gender-based, semiological, hermeneutic, and expressionist approaches to visual culture are clearly explained, through a wide variety of examples from fashion, architecture, film, fine art, and comics.

Title: Approaches to Understanding Visual Culture

Author Name: Barnard, Malcolm

Categories: Sociology/Social Studies,

Publisher: New York, Palgrave: 2001

ISBN Number: 0333772881

ISBN Number 13: 9780333772881

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Nr. Fine

Seller ID: 013502

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Keywords: SOCIOLOGY SOCIAL SCIENCE,