The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society

by Lucy R. Lippard

Paperback, 1998

Status

Available

Call number

304.23

Publication

The New Press (1998), 328 pages

Description

Lippard "weaves together cultural studies, history, geography, photography, and contemporary public art to provide a fascinating exploration of our multiple senses of place ... She discusses community, land use, perceptions of natures, how we produce the landscape, and how the landscape affects our lives."--Jacket.

User reviews

LibraryThing member tonidew
A thoughtful and eminently quotable take on the place of 'local' in fine art. Lippard wears her heart on her sleeve but that doesn't spoil a very readable book.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

328 p.; 8 inches

ISBN

9781565842489
Page: 0.1462 seconds