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Latest uploads: the complete book Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?; also an essay on the complicity between torture and formal analysis.
The idea of close reading is fundamental in art history and literary criticism. This essay is about the coherence of the idea in art history and in some archaeology.
Art Criticism (an encyclopedia entry, written for the Grove Dictionary of Art, and interestingly censored by them). It's a survey of major theories of art criticism.
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