Art History Unstuffed. Art and “Thick Description,” Part Two

ART AND LOCAL KNOWLEDGE Part Two of “Art and Thick Description,” a series on the relationship between Clifford Geertz and art history was posted on March 28, 2014 on Art History Unstuffed. This post discusses the bricoleur nature of the work and [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Michel Foucault: Discipline and Punish

DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH Part Five of Five Part series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault: Discipline and Punish was posted on January 31, 2014. An influential book, Discipline and Punish discussed how in the 18th century, modern society shifted from [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Michel Foucault: “What is an Author?”

 WHAT IS AN AUTHOR? Part Four of a Five Part Series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault: “What is an Author?” was posted on January 24, 2014. This short essay was very influential in rethinking the notion of “author” as a bounded entity who produced [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Michel Foucault: This is Not a Pipe

THIS IS NOT A PIPE Part Three of a Five Part Series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault: This is Not a Pipe was posted on January 17, 2014. This post discusses the relationship between words and things, Foucault’s mediation upon semiotics. This [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Michel Foucault and Knowledge

 MICHEL FOUCAULT AND KNOWLEDGE Part Two of a Five Part Series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault and Knowledge was posted on January 10, 2014. This post is an examination of Foucault’s seminal investigation on the ways in which cultures create [more]

Art History Unstuffed. Michel Foucault: The Order of Things

Part One of a Five Part series on Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault: The Order of Things was posted on January 3, 2014. This post is an examination of Foucault’s important early book on how European epistemologies were formed, unformed and reformed [more]

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