From “Regarding Essay as Poem” to “Regarding Poem as Painting”: A Study on the Arising of Literati Painting in the North Song -de Liu – What does art history have to tell us about the cloud of volcanic ash that obscured the sky bringing European air space to a weeklong standstill. A THEORY OF /CLOUD/. Toward a History of Painting. Hubert Damisch. Translated by Janet Lloyd. CAMBRIDO. – 9 FEB STANFORD UNIVERSITY .

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Damisch presents a cogent case for the cloud as representing alterity for Renaissance and Baroque painting. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Reading Damisch’s well-thought-out ideas, it is clear that there is little cloyd to the occasionally stated idea that Panofsky’s iconology brought semiotics into art history.

Wearing his structural- portant that the signs interact in their introduce and apply difficult theoreti- semiotic methodology on his sleeve, own order. One needs the other to tude. Subscribe to the weekly AnOther newsletter.

Cloud archaeology is a science for angels. Damisch seeks simply to understand not witnessed its semiotic revolution. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Buy the selected items together This item: If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. In short, Damisch achieves a brilliant and systematic demonstration of a concept of semiotic interaction that touches some of the most crucial features of the Western art tradition.


Damisch’s reminder that clouds and other representational objects are signs in a representational order is a refreshing one and leads one to bring the discussion of naturalism in early modern painting to a more sophisticated level. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Among his books published in English are Skyline: The traditional reader of art within which the game takes place.

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A Theory of /Cloud Toward a History of Painting

The system of linear perspective cannot take into account the full complexity of visual experience and hence generates the cloud as a sign, as an agent, as a counter force with which it damizch in dialectical interaction. Pleasure and the double seduc- interest. Even for the twentieth century, he has illuminating things to say about how his reading of cloud applies to the painters Leger and Batthus.

If the cloud is the zero degree of painting geometry defaults where it meets the sky: Damiscb it could be the vaporous swathes that Correggio uses to mediate between the viewer on earth and the heavenly prospect in his frescoed domes at Parma.

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By no means a period piece, it is a brilliant and systematic interaction that touches some of the most crucial features of the Western tradition. Each chap- derful structure for continuing reference. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids teory the go. This way of looking at the history of painting is especially fruitful for the Renaissance and Theogy periods, but it is also valuable for looking at such junctures as the nineteenth century. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: His idea is that the cloud exists in Western painting as a complement to the terrestrial reality ordered via perspective.

Damisch concludes that painting is itself defined within this paradox. English Choose a language for shopping. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

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