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Deciphering Ornament

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Phoibos Humanities Series [PhHS] 3
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Deniz Balık,
Deciphering Ornament: Discourses and Thresholds in Architectural History

(Phoibos Humanities Series 4)

Wien 2015

ISBN 978-3-85161-115-1

44 pp., 14 colour figs.; 29,7 x 21 cm; softcover

Table of Contents

Introduction

Bloody and Divinely: The Origins and Etymology of Ornament

The Albertian Notion of Ornament and Its Reflections

Structure of Ornament: The Dichotomy of Primacy

Constructing the Nature Myth: Ornament and the Study of Nature

Ornament as Condemnation, Expression, and Representation

Conclusion

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