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Reuse value [electronic resource] : spolia and appropriation in art and architecture, from Constantine to Sherrie Levine / [editors], Richard Brilliant and Dale Kinney.

Other Title:
Spolia and appropriation in art and architecture, from Constantine to Sherrie Levine
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, UK, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xv, 268 p.) : ill.
Subjects:
Architecture and history.
Building materials -- Recycling.
Precious stones -- Recycling.
Appropriation (Art).
Contents:
Introduction / Dale Kinney
On the reuse of antiquity : the perspectives of the archaeologist and of the historian / Arnold Esch
Reading spolia in late antiquity and contemporary perception / Paolo Liverani
The use of older elements in the architecture of fourth-and fifth-century Rome : a contribution to the evaluation of spolia / Hugo Brandenburg
Spolia : a definition in ruins / Michael Greenhalgh
Ancient gems in the Middle Ages : riches and ready-mades / Dale Kinney
Appropriation as inscription : making history in the first Friday Mosque of Delhi Finbarr / Barry Flood
Renaissance spolia and Renaissance antiquity (one neighborhood, three cases) / Michael Koortbojian
Authenticity and alienation / Richard Brilliant
The building's body : spolia as supplement, substitution, destruction / Annabel J. Wharton
A medieval monument and its modern myths of iconoclasm : the enduring contestations over the Qutb Complex in Delhi / Mrinalini Rajagopalan
Spolia in contemporary architecture : searching for ornament and place / Hans-Rudolf Meier
Some thoughts about the significance of postmodern appropriation art / Donald Kuspit
Epilogue / Richard Brilliant.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund.
Contributor:
Brilliant, Richard.
Kinney, Dale.
ebrary, Inc.
Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund.
Other format:
Print version: Reuse value.
ISBN:
9781409435181 (electronic bk.)
1409435180 (electronic bk.)
9781409424222
1409424227
Publisher Number:
99961345725
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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