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The Resource Florence and Baghdad : Renaissance art and Arab science, Hans Belting ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider

Florence and Baghdad : Renaissance art and Arab science, Hans Belting ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider

Label
Florence and Baghdad : Renaissance art and Arab science
Title
Florence and Baghdad
Title remainder
Renaissance art and Arab science
Statement of responsibility
Hans Belting ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider
Title variation
Renaissance art and Arab science
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Belting, Hans
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lucas, Deborah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perspective
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Aesthetics, Comparative
  • Optics
Label
Florence and Baghdad : Renaissance art and Arab science, Hans Belting ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Florenz und Bagdad : eine westo+ stliche Geschichte des Blicks. Mu+ nchen : Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Describing a Culture: Blickwechsel (Shifting Focus / Exchanging Glances) -- Pt.1. Perspective as a Question of Images: Paths between East and West -- What Is a Symbolic Form? -- Arab Mathematics and Western Art -- Geometry and Decorative Art: The Arabesque -- The Globalization of Perspective -- Blickwechsel: Orhan Pamuk and Perspective as a "Betrayal" -- Pt.2. The Taming of the Eye: Criticism of Seeing in Islam -- Religion and the Prohibition of Images -- Images as a Betrayal of the Living Creation -- The Koran as Scripture and Script -- Under the Gaze of Allah: Pictures as Narrative -- Blickwechsel: Pictures with a Living Gaze -- Pt.3. Alhazen's Measurement of Light and the Arab Invention of the Camera Obscura -- Alhazen's Book of Optics, the Perspectiva -- Distance from Ancient Visual Culture -- Pathways of Light and Propeties of Objects -- Mathematics and Geometry in Islamic Art -- Blickwechsel: Kepler Rediscovers the Camera Obscura -- Pt.4. Perception and Knowledge: A Theory of Vision Becomes a Theory of Pictures -- Scholasticism and the Conflict over Perception and Epistemology -- Before Perspective: The Gaze in Giotto's Painting -- Pelacani's Invention of Mathematical Space -- Ghiberti's Commentaries and Piero's Mathematical Art -- Blickwechsel: Alhazen or Euclid? The Option for Vitruvius -- Pt.5. Brunelleschi Measures the Glaze: Mathematical Perspective and Theater -- Two Inventors in Florence -- Physical Space: The Architecture of the Gaze -- "Prospects" on the Stage -- Panoramas in Urbino -- Blickwechsel: The Geometry of the Muqarnas -- Pt.6. The Subject in the Picture: Perspective as a Symbolic Form -- Stealing an Emblem: The Eye as Representative of the Gaze -- Nicholas of Cusa and the Sovereignty of God's Gaze -- The Subject as New Narcissus -- The Horizon and the View through aWindow -- Blickwechsel: The Mashrabiyya as a Symbolic Form -- Conclusion: Comparing the Gaze in Different Cultures
Control code
FIEb17167127
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First English language edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780674050044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)701493612
Label
Florence and Baghdad : Renaissance art and Arab science, Hans Belting ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider
Publication
Note
Originally published: Florenz und Bagdad : eine westo+ stliche Geschichte des Blicks. Mu+ nchen : Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Describing a Culture: Blickwechsel (Shifting Focus / Exchanging Glances) -- Pt.1. Perspective as a Question of Images: Paths between East and West -- What Is a Symbolic Form? -- Arab Mathematics and Western Art -- Geometry and Decorative Art: The Arabesque -- The Globalization of Perspective -- Blickwechsel: Orhan Pamuk and Perspective as a "Betrayal" -- Pt.2. The Taming of the Eye: Criticism of Seeing in Islam -- Religion and the Prohibition of Images -- Images as a Betrayal of the Living Creation -- The Koran as Scripture and Script -- Under the Gaze of Allah: Pictures as Narrative -- Blickwechsel: Pictures with a Living Gaze -- Pt.3. Alhazen's Measurement of Light and the Arab Invention of the Camera Obscura -- Alhazen's Book of Optics, the Perspectiva -- Distance from Ancient Visual Culture -- Pathways of Light and Propeties of Objects -- Mathematics and Geometry in Islamic Art -- Blickwechsel: Kepler Rediscovers the Camera Obscura -- Pt.4. Perception and Knowledge: A Theory of Vision Becomes a Theory of Pictures -- Scholasticism and the Conflict over Perception and Epistemology -- Before Perspective: The Gaze in Giotto's Painting -- Pelacani's Invention of Mathematical Space -- Ghiberti's Commentaries and Piero's Mathematical Art -- Blickwechsel: Alhazen or Euclid? The Option for Vitruvius -- Pt.5. Brunelleschi Measures the Glaze: Mathematical Perspective and Theater -- Two Inventors in Florence -- Physical Space: The Architecture of the Gaze -- "Prospects" on the Stage -- Panoramas in Urbino -- Blickwechsel: The Geometry of the Muqarnas -- Pt.6. The Subject in the Picture: Perspective as a Symbolic Form -- Stealing an Emblem: The Eye as Representative of the Gaze -- Nicholas of Cusa and the Sovereignty of God's Gaze -- The Subject as New Narcissus -- The Horizon and the View through aWindow -- Blickwechsel: The Mashrabiyya as a Symbolic Form -- Conclusion: Comparing the Gaze in Different Cultures
Control code
FIEb17167127
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First English language edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780674050044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)701493612

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