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PG Bibliography


Reading groups; Texts

1. Brennan, Marcia , “Modernism’s Masculine Subjects” Matisse the New York School, and Post-Painterly Abstraction. pub.Massachusetts Institute of technology Press.

2. Group 1. Kabir’s selection

Pande, Dr. Alka, the MARGI & the DESI, and Gokhale, Namita, A tradition & Modernity, Impulses to discovery and recovery. Cataloge essays for the exhibition the Margi & the Desi, Between Tradition and Modernity, Lalit Kala Galleries, New Delhi 2004.

Group 2. Kerry’s selection

Bruderlin, Markus, Ornament and Abstraction, Catalogue Essay for the exhibition; “ORNAMENT AND ABSTRACTION – The Dialogue between non-Wesrrn, modern and contemporary Art” in the Fondation Beyeler, Riehan/Basel. 2001.

3. Merleau- Ponty, Maurice. Eye and Mind, Included in; The Merleau-Ponty Aesthetics Reader Philosphy and Painting, edited by Johnson, Galen A. pub. Northwestern Western University Press.


From Vanessa;

Steve Baker’s ‘The Postmodern Animal’ 2000
Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari ‘A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia’ 1987
Howard Morphy’s ‘Aboriginal art’ 1998
Jo McDonald’s ‘Sydney Basin Rock Art and Prehistoric Information Exchange: Terra Australis 27’ 2008
Museum of Contemporary Art’s ‘They Are Meditating: Bark Paintings from the MCA’s Arnott’s Collection’ 2008.

From Aria;

The Music Lesson – by Victor Wooten
Berkley Publishing Group- A Division of The Penguin Group USA

From Ruth

Barasch, Moshe, Theories of Art (Vols 1-3) NY 2000 ( a beautifully readable series on the history of art theory: vol 1 Plato to Winckelmann, vol2 Winckelmann to Baudelaire and Vol 3 Impressionism to Kandinsky- Barasch, who also wrote The language of gesture in Giotto writes with such clarity and easy command of art and philosophy) Highly recommended!!!
Puttfarken, Thomas, The discovery of pictorial composition: theories of visual order in painting 1400-1800, Yale, 2000.

From Julie for Jude

Mary Carruthers “the moving image in the mind’s eye” in Hamburger and Bouche’s “The mind’s eye: art and theological argument in the middle ages”

With Reference to Merleau Ponty

Priest, Stephen, Merleau – Ponty. 1st edition ed. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice. The World of Perception: Routledge (Transcripts of radio broadcasts 1948)


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