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Barasch, Moshe

Overview
Works: 139 works in 423 publications in 6 languages and 8,558 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: N70, 701
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Moshe Barasch
Theories of art : from Plato to Winckelmann by Moshe Barasch( Book )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Light and color in the Italian Renaissance theory of art by Moshe Barasch( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giotto and the language of gesture by Moshe Barasch( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern theories of art by Moshe Barasch( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, the third in his classic series of texts surveying the history of art theory, Moshe Barasch traces the hidden patterns and interlocking themes in the study of art, from Impressionism to Abstract Art. Barasch details the immense social changes in the creation, presentation, and reception of art which have set the history of art theory on a vertiginous new course: the decreased relevance of workshops and art schools; the replacement of the treatise by the critical review; and the interrelation of new modes of scientific inquiry with artistic theory and praxis. The consequent changes in the ways in which critics as well as artists conceptualized paintings and sculptures were radical, marked by an obsession with intense, immediate sensory experiences, psychological reflection on the effects of art, and a magnetic pull to the exotic and alien, making for the most exciting and fertile period in the history of art criticism
Art, the ape of nature : studies in honor of H.W. Janson by Glenn F Benge( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusader figural sculpture in the Holy Land; twelfth century examples from Acre, Nazareth and Belvoir Castle by Moshe Barasch( Book )

21 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gestures of despair in medieval and early Renaissance art by Moshe Barasch( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Icon : studies in the history of an idea by Moshe Barasch( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of centuries of European debate over the nature and status of images of God and sacred figures, debates that have often upset the established order and shaken societies to their core, Moshe Barasch finds that an identifiable doctrine emerges--of the image in general, and of the divine image in particular--out of arguments that have been employed both in attacking sacred images and defending them. In this fascinating work Barasch concentrates on the arguments for and against iconic representation in the early Christian world, from the period of Late Antiquity up to the great and classic defenses of images by St. John of Damascus and Theodore of Studion. Over this period, and within a number of different political, cultural, and religious contexts, several definable themes regarding the icon arose and recurred. One is the theme of the image itself, and how "valid" or "truthful" it is considered to be; a second is the metaphysical resemblance of the icon to the true Christ; a third theme concerns what the image does as opposed to what it is, ranging from relatively crude beliefs in the healing power of images to highly sophisticated analyses of the inner experience of the spectator of a hallowed icon. No book of this kind has been attempted on this topic, and no scholar is better equipped than Moshe Barasch to address the issues he raises. This is a work that goes beyond the immediate concerns of religion, philosophy, aesthetics, history, and art to engage them all
Blindness : the history of a mental image in western thought by Moshe Barasch( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a remarkable study of how Western culture has represented blindness, especially in that most visual of arts, painting. Moshe Barasch draws upon not only the span of art history from antiquity to the eighteenth century but also the classical and biblical traditions that underpin so much of artistic representation: Blind Homer, the healing of the blind, blind musicians, blindness as punishment, blindness as a special mark. The book discusses blindness in antiquity, in the Early Christian world, in the Middle Ages, and in the Renaissance, with a final consideration of Diderot
The language of art : studies in interpretation by Moshe Barasch( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Moshe Barasch, an authority on art theory, tackles the complex question of how art works as language. Barasch shows how, once an art work is seen and understood, a new, communicative function is effectively added to the work. In an engaging style Barasch moves from the art and civilization of Ancient Egypt to that of modern Europe, and effortlessly shows a full and surprising range of language in art--from the magical to the impious, from the ambiguous to the didactic, from the scientific to the propagandistic. Barasch contemplates a variety of mediums including sculpture, painting, mural, statuary, woodcuts, bas-relief, even music. Over one hundred illustrations are included as an integral part of the discussion"--Publisher description
Studies in art by Moshe Barasch( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gottesbild : Studien zur Darstellung des Unsichtbaren by Moshe Barasch( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teorías del arte : de Platón a Winckelmann by Moshe Barasch( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centrándose en la pintura y la escultura, Moshe Barasch analiza en esta obra las principales tendencias de la teoría del arte en Europa desde la Grecia antigua hasta comienzos del siglo XVIII, demostrando que los diversos conceptos de cultura y escultura que cristalizaron en este siglo deben examinarse dentro de un marco conceptual diferente del que corresponde al estudio de períodos anteriores. (Fuente: www.alianzaeditorial.es)
Theories of art by Moshe Barasch( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Modern theories of art, 2 : from Impressionism to Kandinsky by Moshe Barasch( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, the third in his classic series of texts surveying the history of art theory, Moshe Barasch traces the hidden patterns and interlocking themes in the study of art, from Impressionism to Abstract Art. Barasch details the immense social changes in the creation, presentation, and reception of art which have set the history of art theory on a vertiginous new course: the decreased relevance of workshops and art schools; the replacement of the treatise by the critical review; and the interrelation of new modes of scientific inquiry with artistic theory and praxis. The consequent changes in the ways in which critics as well as artists conceptualized paintings and sculptures were radical, marked by an obsession with intense, immediate sensory experiences, psychological reflection on the effects of art, and a magnetic pull to the exotic and alien, making for the most exciting and fertile period in the history of art criticism
A holy-water basin in Acre by Moshe Barasch( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mavo le-omanut ha-Renesans by Moshe Barasch( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in Hebrew and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Moshe Barasch( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in Hebrew and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daṿid ha-melekh ba-omanut : nośe ḥatakh by Moshe Barasch( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in Hebrew and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Moshe Barasch( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in Hebrew and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Theories of art : from Plato to Winckelmann
Alternative Names
Baraš, Mošē

Baraš, Moše 1920-2004

Baras̆, Mos̆eh

Baraš, Mošeh 1920-2004

Barasch, M.

Barasch, Mosche.

Barasch, Moses

Barasch, Moshe

Barasch, Moshe 1920-2004

Barash Moses 1920-2004

Barash, Moshe.

Barash Moshe 1920-2004

Barash, Mosheh

Barash, Mosheh 1920-2004

Moshe Barasch

Moshe Barasch Israeli art historian

Moshe Barasch israelischer Kunsthistoriker

Moshe Barasch kunsthistoricus uit Israël (1920-2004)

Бараш, Моше

ברש, מ.

ברש, משה

ברש משה 1920-2004

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Giotto and the language of gestureModern theories of artIcon : studies in the history of an ideaBlindness : the history of a mental image in western thoughtThe language of art : studies in interpretationTheories of artModern theories of art, 2 : from Impressionism to Kandinsky