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Perspective: Selected Essays on Space in Art and Design

Sarina Miller (Ed.)

by John G. Hatch (Western University in London, Ontario, Canada), Christa DiMarco (University of the Arts, Philadelphia), Debra DeWitte (The University of Texas at Arlington), Amy McNair (University of Kansas), Natalie E. DeQuarto (Bard Graduate Center, New York), Debbie Whelan (University of Lincoln, England / Durban University of Technology, South Africa), Cynthia Haveson Veloric (The University of the Arts), Melinda McVay (The University of Texas at Arlington), Hamza El Fasiki (CRAFT DRAFT, Morocco & U.K), Victoria Nolte (Carleton University Ottawa), Rory O’Dea (Parsons School of Design, The New School University)

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'Perspective: Selected Essays on Space in Art and Design' explores the ways in which visual and physical space have been designed and experienced in different cultures. This book amplifies the significance of space as a design element by examining its implications in various contexts through a global perspective of art and design.

LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES

INTRODUCTION

1. TIMED SPACE: DE STIJL’S FRAMING OF FOUR-DIMENSIONAL SPACE/TIME IN TWO DIMENSIONS
John G. Hatch
Western University in London, Ontario, Canada

2. MARGINAL SPACE: VAN GOGH'S AND SIGNAC’S PARISIAN INDUSTRIAL
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Christa R. DiMarco
University of the Arts, Philadelphia

3. FRAMING SPACE: DRAWINGS, COLLECTIONS, AND EXHIBITIONS IN EUROPE FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Debra DeWitte
The University of Texas at Arlington

4. GARDEN SPACE: SPATIAL DESIGN IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE AND JAPANESE GARDENS, FOURTEENTH TO NINETEENTH CENTURIES
Amy McNair
University of Kansas

5. CULTIVATING SPACE: DOMESTIC HORTICULTURE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN INTERIOR DESIGN
Natalie DeQuarto
Bard Graduate Center, New York

6. GENDERED SPACE: SOUTH AFRICAN ZULU DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE AS METAPHOR FOR THE HUMAN BODY
Debbie Whelan
University of Lincoln, England / Durban University of Technology, South Africa

7. EMBODIED SPACE: THE POLLUTION PODS EXPERIENCE
Cynthia Haveson Veloric
University of the Arts, Philadelphia

8. VIEWING SPACE: A. JAMES SPEYER AND THE INTERNATIONAL STYLE AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Melinda McVay
The University of Texas at Arlington

9. SACRED SPACE: GEOMETRIC PATTERNS IN MOROCCAN ART
Hamza El Fasiki
CRAFT DRAFT, Morocco & U.K

10. HISTORIOGRAPHIC SPACE: RE-VISIONING IMMIGRATION AND ART IN KAREN TAM’S FLYING CORMORANT STUDIO
Victoria Nolte
Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

11. SCALED SPACE: ROBERT SMITHSON AND THE NON-OBJECTIVE WORLD
Rory O’Dea
Parsons School of Design, The New School University

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

INDEX

Sarina Miller teaches and develops art and design history courses with an emphasis on visual literacy, cultural context, and the incorporation of interdisciplinary aspects. Some of her current research interests include cinematic design and the cross-cultural artistic influences between Japan and the West from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. She holds a master’s degree in art history from Temple University.

art, architecture, art history, design history, culture, space

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Bibliographic Information

Book Title
Perspective: Selected Essays on Space in Art and Design
ISBN
978-1-64889-621-7
Edition
1st
Number of pages
256
Physical size
236mm x 160mm
Illustrations
122 B&W
Publication date
June 2023
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