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Title Interiors and Interiority / edited by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Beate Söntgen
Published Berlin ; Boston : Walter De Gruyter GmbH, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 488 pages) : illustrations
Contents Content; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Interiors and Interiority; Interior Acts; Parade's End: On Charles-Antoine Coypel's Bed and the Origins of Inwardness; Staging Retreat: Designs for Bathing in Eighteenth-Century France; Living with Pictures: Goethe's Interiors; Scenes from the Dressing Room: Theatrical Interiors in Fiction Film; Inside/Out; In/Doors: The Dialectic of Inside and Outside; 'Marching Thoughts on White Paper': Margaret Cavendish's Tools and Spaces of Proto-Novelistic Interiority; Interior in the Exterior: Marie-Antoinette's Grotto at Trianon
Andrea Zittel's "Small Liberties": Siting Interiors in the Current Media LandscapeUnbelonging Interior: Chantal Akerman's Là-bas; Contributors; Picture Credits; Index; Plates
Contra the Großstadt: Mies van der Rohe's Autonomy and InterioritySurface, Screen, Seam; Inner and Outer Realms: Opaque Windows in Vilhelm Hammershøi's Interior Paintings; Rilke's Magic Lantern: Figural Language and the Projection of "Interior Action" in the Rodin Lecture; Touch Screen: Skin as a Shifter between Body, Space, and Image in the Work of Birgit Jürgenssen; Wild Walls, Revolving Sets, Built Cuts: Staged Interiors in Contemporary Photography and Film Installation; Politics and Ethics; Gerhard Richter's Tisch: Memory Images and German Disavowal in 1962
Inside Out: Cézanne's Perforated WallIncorporations; Mariology, Calvinism, Painting: Interiority in Pieter de Hooch's Mother at a Cradle; Space, Intimacy, and Deformity: Stags at Louis XV's Versailles; Non-European Artifacts and the Art Interior of the Late 1920s and Early 1930s; Oikonomies; From the Household of the Soul to the Economy of Money: What Are Sixteenth-Century Merchants Doing in the Virgin Mary's Interior?; A Room with a Temperature: On some Interiors of the 1830s/40s and the Discovery of the Energy Laws; Photographic Premises: Notes on the Exposure of Interiors around 1900
Summary The book explores the historical connections between the notions of architectural interior, subjective space, human interiority, and represented space including virtual space. In the 18th century the notion of "interiority" understood as a paradigm of human subjectivity came to be articulated in a sustained way in architectural and visual, rather than only literary forms. While the notion of the interior and the processes of "interiorization" were, as Walter Benjamin demonstrated, the defining features of 19th-century bourgeois culture, it is the different forms of conceptual assault on, or deconstruction of interiority that define the approach to space and self in 20th and 21st century. The book examines models of understanding of "interiority" as these were developed in relation to the notions of space and spatial experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Identity (Psychology) in architecture -- History.
Interior architecture -- History.
Space (Architecture) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Lajer-Burcharth, Ewa, editor
Söntgen, Beate, editor
ISBN 3110340453 (ebk)
9783110340457 (ebk)