Art's Agency and Art History (New Interventions in Art History)

Art's Agency and Art History re-articulates the relationship of the anthropology of art to key methodological and theoretical approaches in art history, sociology, and linguistics.:.; Explores important concepts and perspectives in the anthropology of art.; Includes nine groundbreaking case studies by an internationally renowned group of art historians and art theorists.; Covers a wide range of periods, including Bronze-Age China, Classical Greece, Rome, and Mayan, as well as the modern Western world.; Features an introductory essay by leading experts, which helps clarify issues in the field.; Includes numerous illustrations