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Title Anachronic renaissance / Alexander Nagel and Christopher S. Wood
Published New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 2010


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 MELB  709.024 Nag/Are  AVAILABLE
Description 455 pages
Contents Plural temporality of the work of art -- "The image of the image of Our Lady". What is substitution?. An antique statue of Christ -- The plebeian pleasure of anachronism -- Architectural models -- Double origins if the Christian temple -- Icon maintenance -- Fashion in painting -- Ancient painting -- Substitution symbolized -- Author and acheiropoieton -- Antiquity of buildings overrated -- Non-actual histories of architecture -- Temples painted, printed, and real -- Citation and spoliation -- Neo-cosmatesque -- Movable buildings -- The Titulus Crucis -- The fabrication of visual evidence -- Retroactivity -- Forgery 1: copy -- Forgery 2: pastiche -- Anti-architecture -- The primitive hut amidst the ruins of St. Peter's. Mosaic/paint 1; limits of substitution -- Mosaic/paint 2: intermedial comparison -- Space for fiction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-446) and index
Subject Art, Renaissance.
Architecture, Renaissance.
Building materials -- Recycling.
Time and art.
Author Nagel, Alexander.
Wood, Christopher S.
LC no. 2009026817
ISBN 9781935408024 (alk. paper)
193540802X (alk. paper)