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Biographies and Space : Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture,9780415511551

Biographies and Space : Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415511551

ISBN10:
0415511550
Media:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
11/1/2014
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 11/1/2014.
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Summary

Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical investigation can bring out the authentic voice of subjects, revealing personal meanings and strategies in space as well as providing a means to analyze relations between the personal and the social. Writing about both actual (architectural) and imagined (pictorial) space, the authors consider issues of gender, childhood, sexuality and race, highlighting an increasing fluidity and interaction between theory, methods and history. Biographies and Spaceis an original and exciting new book, with direct relevance to both architectural and art history.


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