Issues no. 4 in contemporary culture and aesthetics

Theory paper September 1996

Socio-cultural reflections on the 'pure gaze': Bourdieu and beyond.

Heinz Paetzold page 5

Practical picture description. On pictures within pictures, with particular reference to van Eyck and Mantegna.

Wolfgang Kemp page 17

Metaphor and Mnemosyne. The Concrete History of Vision.

Roger Behrens page 37

The anthropological gaze: photography and anthropology in the nineteenth century.

Pirko Siitari page 55

Concerning Lévi-Strauss' ideas on a structuralist theory of art.

Marie-Thérèse van de Kamp page 65

Mute thought: An account of my encounter with the French philosopher Maurice Merleau Ponty.

Riek Sijbring page 73

Inside the picture.

Nadežda Čačinovič page 81

Vision and television

Karlheinz Lüdeking page 85