Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This innovative book is concerned with the material reality of media in this virtual age. The book explores how visual objects appear on the surface of different media--on movie or television or computer screens, for example, or on the "skin" or "clothing" of buildings and people. It insists that the object of visual studies goes well beyond the image. The matter of Bruno's concern is not simply visual but, as she puts it, "tangible and material, spatial and environmental. I have long argued for a shift in our focus away from the optic and toward a haptic materiality. The reciprocal con tact between us and objects or environments indeed occurs on the surface. It is by way of such tangible, #145;superficial' contact that we apprehend the art object and the space of art.". Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: What is the place of materiality—the expression or condition of physical substance—in our visual age of rapidly changing materials and media? How is it fashioned in the arts or manifested in virtual forms? In Surface, cultural critic and theorist Giuliana Bruno deftly explores these questions, seeking to understand materiality in the contemporary world.
Arguing that materiality is not a question of the materials themselves but rather the substance of material relations, Bruno investigates the space of those relations, examining how they appear on the surface of different media—on film and video screens, in gallery installations, or on the skins of buildings and people. The object of visual studies, she contends, goes well beyond the image and engages the surface as a place of contact between people and art objects. As Bruno threads through these surface encounters, she unveils the fabrics of the visual—the textural qualities of works of art, whether manifested on canvas, wall, or screen. Illuminating the modern surface condition, she notes how façades are becoming virtual screens and the art of projection is reinvented on gallery walls. She traverses the light spaces of artists Robert Irwin, James Turrell, Tacita Dean, and Anthony McCall; touches on the textured surfaces of Isaac Julien’s and Wong Kar-wai’s filmic screens; and travels across the surface materiality in the architectural practices of Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Herzog & de Meuron to the art of Doris Salcedo and Rachel Whiteread, where the surface tension of media becomes concrete. In performing these critical operations on the surface, she articulates it as a site in which different forms of mediation, memory, and transformation can take place.
Surveying object relations across art, architecture, fashion, design, film, and new media, Surface is a magisterial account of contemporary visual culture.
About the Author: Giuliana Bruno is the Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Her books include Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts; Streetwalking on a Ruined Map; and Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film.
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