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Author Nagel, Alexander.

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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Description 1 online resource (455 pages) : illustrations
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
Summary A reconsideration of the problem of time in the Renaissance, examining the complex and layered temporalities of Renaissance images and artifacts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-446) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Architecture, Renaissance.
Art, Renaissance.
Building materials -- Recycling
Time and art.
Architecture, Renaissance.
Art, Renaissance.
Building materials -- Recycling.
Konst -- historia -- renässansen.
Time and art.
Form Electronic book
Author Wood, Christopher S.
ISBN 1942130449