Sense and the senses in early modern art and cultural practice

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • European Art,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Senses and sensation in art

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementeditors, Alice E. Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker
SeriesVisual culture in early modernity
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX650.S47 S46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25370968M
ISBN 109781409400042
LC Control Number2011029466

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Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice investigates how the faculties of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell were made to perform in a range of guises in early modern cultural practice: as agents of indulgence and pleasure, as bearers of information on material reality, as mediators between the mind and the outer world, and even as intercessors between humans and the divine.

Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice investigates how the faculties of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell were made to perform in a range of guises in early modern cultural practice: as agents of indulgence and pleasure, as bearers of information on material reality, as mediators between the mind and the outer world, and even as intercessors between humans and the divine.

Sense and the senses in early modern art and cultural practice. [Alice E Sanger; Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker;] -- Employing a wide range of approaches from various disciplines, contributors to this volume explore the diverse ways in which European art and cultural practice.

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Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker). Book Launch: Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice edited by Alice E Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker (Ashgate, ).

In eleven ground-breaking essays ‘Sense and the Senses’, published by Ashgate in Juneinvestigates the ways in which sight performed collaboratively with the senses of taste, touch, hearing and smell in early modern cultural practice.

Art and the Senses Edited by Francesca Bacci and David Melcher An exciting new interdisciplinary work on the senses, providing an introduction and overview of the entire field of 'the senses' in a single volume Fully illustrated, helping to show how the senses work - using reproductions from famous artworks as examples.

Drawing and the Senses: an Early Modern History A study of drawing and philosophy in artistic practice, important not only for art history but also for literature studies, intellectual history, religious history, history of the book,and history of science.

Kathryn Geurts, in her book Culture and the Senses, evaluates the relationship between cultural knowledge and the development of human senses through her work within Anlo-ewe speaking communities in Africa’s Ghana and Togo. Because the senses undergo a process of “naturalization,” they are an essential part of creating human communities/5(2).

Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice, eds. Alice E. Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker () Caroline A. Jones, Sensorium: Embodied Experience, Technology, and Contemporary Art. Caroline A. Jones, Eyesight Alone: Clement Greenberg’s Modernism and the Bureaucratization of the Senses.

She has published essays in Comitatus, Critica d’Arte, IKON, Mary Magdalene Iconographic Studies from the Middle Ages to Baroque (Brill ), Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice (Ashgate ), and To Touch or Not to Touch.

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the ‘Noli me tangere’ (Peeters ), among others. [1] The eleven essays collected in Alice E.

Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker’s Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice are united by a common interest, explicit in some cases and less obvious in others, in what the editors call ‘the collaboration of the senses’ (p.

As Sanger and Kulbrandstad Walker acknowledge in the first sentence of their introduction, the volume. It also pursues the sensory experiences that early modern subjects encountered through the very acts of engaging with texts, performances and artworks.

This book will appeal to scholars of early modern literature and culture, to those working in sensory studies, and to anyone interested in the art and life of early modern : Simon Smith.

Adding her stimulating and finely framed ethnography to recent work in the anthropology of the senses, Kathryn Geurts investigates the cultural meaning system and resulting sensorium of Anlo-Ewe-speaking people in southeastern Ghana.

Geurts discovered that the five-senses model has little relevance in Anlo culture, where balance is a sense, and balancing (in a physical and psychological sense.

Scholars of the early modern period are particularly fortunate in having an abundance of art literature at their disposal. From Alberti's comments concerning perspectival construction to Bellori's conception of painting as Idea, these texts offer a matrix into which art historians can ground, and more importantly qualify their speculations on the intentions and reception of works of art.

Walker’s Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice () investigates how the faculties of sense were thematised in art and in what ways they were made to function as agents of carnal indulgence, scientific revelation and devotional fervor.

Wietse de Boer and Christine Göttler’s Religion and the Senses. A Cultural History of the Senses presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present.

This set of six volumes explores the cultural life of the senses in the West over a span of years: 1. A Cultural History of the Senses in Antiquity, BCE CE edited by Jerry Toner (University of Cambridge, UK) 2. Reference & Research Book News: Article Type: Book review: Date: Oct 1, Words: Previous Article: Swedes in Michigan.

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Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice Alice E. Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker Routledge. The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, Emma Dillon Oxford University Press.

Visuality/Materiality: Images, Objects and Practices by Gillian Rose and Divya P. Tolia-Kelly Routledge. In Drawing and the Senses: An Early Modern History, Caroline Fowler investigates how the printed drawing manual of the early modern period marked an important shift in European artistic pedagogy, not only by making drawing lessons available to a larger audience through the medium of print but by proposing a new course of study that centered upon the representation of the human sensory.

A peer-reviewed* book series that provides a forum for art-historical and interdisciplinary approaches to how art was conceived, produced, and received across a wide spectrum. It will pay particular attention to the cultural, religious, and political history of the period from as seen through visual and material culture.

A Cultural History of the Senses delves into the sensory foundations of Western civilization, taking a comprehensive period-by-period approach, which provides a broad understanding of the life of the senses from antiquity to the modern day.

The volumes treat such topics as the sensory markers of gender and class, the aesthetic dimensions of Reviews: 3. Welcome to Saturday Senses. For the next twelve Saturdays I will feature one of the twelve senses. I am absolutely passionate about this model and what it provides in understanding how we process life.

Actually, it is incredible to me that at the turn of the last century, Rudolf Steiner had realized we had more than the traditional five senses.

A is for Art Museum. by Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker (Philadelphia Museum of Art. ) o. More than Meets the Eye: Seeing Art with All Five Senses.

by Bob Raczka (Millbrook Press, ) o Any book from the. Come Look With Me. series (Charlesbridge Publishing) o. Tar Beach. by Faith Ringgold (Crown Publishers, ). It was not for nothing that the seminal Royal Academy show of Young British Artists was called Sensation; contemporary art is, in so many cases, a physical experience as much as a conceptual one, tugging on our nostrils, prickling our skin and pouring down our is what Edgar Allen Poe cautiously called ‘the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of.

Books shelved as 5-senses: I Hear a Pickle: and Smell, See, Touch, & Taste It, Too. by Rachel Isadora, My Five Senses Big Book by Aliki, Polar Bear, Pola. (39 colour), pp., largely from Aristotle’s treatise On the Soul, early modern hardback ISBN£ thinkers proscribed to the idea that a ‘common sense’ served as a clearing house of sorts to handle one’s John Varriano, Tastes and Temptations: Food and Art in Renaissance Italy perception of the multifaceted sensory.

These debates focus on the theory that at some point during what is known as the ‘early-modern’ period (c–), sight became the most important sense due to the advent of printing and changes in art, both of which denigrated orality and encouraged ‘good taste’ based on new levels of social and intellectual attainment.

The other. Historian Mark M. Smith has written the introductory book Sensory History and a sensory history of the American Civil War in The Smell of Battle and the Taste of Siege. A series of books titled The Cultural History of the Senses surveys the role the five senses has played from antiquity to the modern age through a variety of essays on the subject.

Emotion, Sense, Experience calls on historians of emotions and the senses to come together in serious and sustained dialogue. The Element outlines the deep if largely unacknowledged genealogy of historical writing insisting on a braided history of emotions and the senses; explains why recent historical treatments have sometimes profitably but nonetheless unhelpfully segregated the emotions.

'Waldron has written a powerful, perceptive study of the ways in which Protestant discussions of the body complicate our sense of what was either divine or fallen about the flesh in early modern English culture. Those who read Waldron's book will be forced to think carefully about what early modern theater, filled as it was with lively bodies.

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Different nihilist positions hold variously that human values are baseless, that life is meaningless, that knowledge is. Offering a comprehensive analysis of newly-uncovered manuscripts from two English convents near Antwerp, this study gives unprecedented insight into the role of the senses in enclosed religious communities during the period It draws on a range of previously unpublished writings-chronicles, confessions, letters, poetry, personal testimony of various kinds-to explore and challenge.

Sense, SENSE "Sense" is the distinctive central notion in theories of thought and language inspired by the later work of Gottlob Frege ("sense" translates F Senses, Senses The senses are the immediate principles of sensation.

They have an organic structure that is scientifically observable and are energized by an Sensation, Sensation may be described as the most elementary cognitive. The Senses in the Marketplace: Commercial Aesthetics for a Suburban Age Adam Mack (School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA) 4.

The Senses in Religion: Pluralism, Technology and Change Isaac A. Weiner (Ohio State University, USA) 5. The Senses in Philosophy and Science: From Sensation to Computation Mathew Nudds (University of Warwick, UK) 6.

in dev otional ar t and cultural practice of the early. Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Ar t and created at a time when the role of the senses in both poetry and art was being.

The Education of the Senses: The Body, Perception and Behavior in Counter-Reformation Italy is an interdisciplinary study of the five senses in early modern culture. It investigates modes, discourses and practices of perception in connection with codes of conduct, spiritual practice, literary representation, and artistic expression.

Geurts discovered that the five-senses model has little relevance in Anlo culture, where balance is a sense, and balancing (in a physical and psychological sense as well as in literal and metaphorical ways) is an essential component of what it means to be human.

Empiricism is the philosophical stance according to which the senses are the ultimate source of human knowledge. It stands in contrast to rationalism, according to which reason is the ultimate source of knowledge.

In Western philosophy, empiricism boasts a long and distinguished list of followers; it became particularly popular during the 's and 's.Cultural anthropology - Cultural anthropology - Boas and the culture history school: Cultural anthropology was also diversifying its concepts and its areas of research without losing its unity.

Franz Boas, a German-born American, for example, was one of the first to scorn the evolutionist’s search for selected facts to grace abstract evolutionary theories; he inspired a number of students.Detective Sense!

Objectives: Students will: • Identify basic body parts (eyes, ears, nose, mouth, hands) and their functions • Investigate how the five senses provide information. Materials: • “Detective Sense!

Station Set-Up” handout for teachers • “Detective Sense! Record Sheet” handout for students.

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