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Item Number: 115000
Title: Reuse Value : Spolia and Appropriation in Art and Architecture, from Constantine to Sherrie Levine
Author: Brilliant, Richard ; Dale Kinney (eds)
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9781490424222
Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 260pp., 39 b&w illus. Contents: Introduction, Dale Kinney; On the reuse of antiquity: the perspectives of the archaeologist and of the historian, Arnold Esch; Reading spolia in late antiquity and contemporary perception, Paolo Liverani; The use of older elements in the architecture of 4th- and 5th-century Rome: a contribution to the evaluation of spolia, Hugo Brandenburg; Spolia: a definition in ruins, Michael Greenhalgh; Ancient gems in the Middle Ages: riches and ready mades, Dale Kinney; Appropriation as inscription: making history in the First Friday Mosque of Delhi, Finbarr Barry Flood; Renaissance spolia and Renaissance antiquity (one neighborhood, three cases), Michael Koortbojian; Authenticity and alienation, Richard Brilliant; The building's body: spolia as supplement, substitution, destruction, Annabel J. Wharton; A medieval monument and its modern myths of iconoclasm: the enduring contestations over the Qutb complex in Delhi, Mrinalini Rajagopalan; Spolia in contemporary architecture: searching for ornament and place, Hans-Rudolf Meier; Some thoughts about the significance of postmodern appropriation art, Donald Kuspit; Epilogue, Richard Brilliant; Index.

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