By Roger Sansi

ISBN-10: 0857855352

ISBN-13: 9780857855350

ISBN-10: 0857857819

ISBN-13: 9780857857811

In fresh a long time, the discussion among artwork and anthropology has been either severe and debatable. Art, Anthropology and the Gift offers a much-needed and finished assessment of this discussion, when additionally exploring the reciprocal nature of the 2 matters via perform, idea and politics.

Fully enticing with anthropology and paintings conception, this e-book innovatively argues that paintings and anthropology do not simply proportion methodologies, but in addition deeper highbrow, theoretical or even political issues, inviting students and scholars alike to examine this contentious dating in a extra severe mild. one of many significant arguments of the e-book is that the matter of the 'gift' has been relevant to either anthropological and inventive perform. This very proposal connects different chapters on issues together with aesthetics, politics, participation and fieldwork.

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