Picturing Performance: The Iconography of the Performing Arts in Concept and Practice

Heck, Thomas F.; Erenstein, Robert; Katritzky, M. A.; Peeters, Frank; Smith, William A. and de Vries, Lyckle (1999). Picturing Performance: The Iconography of the Performing Arts in Concept and Practice. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.

Abstract

The first student handbook introduction to the systematic study of western visual arts as potential sources of historical documentation for music, dance and theatre, and for contextualizing the performing arts. Edited by Thomas F Heck, and co-authored by all the members of the 1994-95 NIAS (Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Netherland Academy of Sciences) "Theatre Iconography" research group. Contents:
1. The evolving meanings of iconology and iconography
2. Iconography and iconology in art history
3. Discourses in applied iconography: performing arts, music, dance, theatre
4. Scenography, iconography and semiotics
5. Selected iconographic research resources
6. Access to visual resources in the age of the internet
7. Bibliographic orientation: music, dance, theatre

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