Art 195 Primary Sources


Date Author Title
1900 Sigmund Freud The Interpretation of Dreams
1927 Georges Bataille The Solar Anus
1930 Walter Benjamin The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
1940 Clement Greenberg Avant Garde and Kitsch
  Towards a New Laocoon
Harold Rosenberg The Fall of Paris
1945 Maurice Merleau-Ponty Phenomenology of Perception
1947 Clement Greenberg The Present Prospects of American Painting and Sculpture
1948 Clement Greenberg The Decline of Cubism
1950 Jean Genet Un Chant D'Amour
1952 Harold Rosenberg The American Action Painters
1957 Roland Barthes Mythologies
1961 Clement Greenberg Modernist Painting
Susan Sontag Against Interpretation
1962 Claude Levi-Strauss The Savage Mind
1964 Antonin Artaud The Theatere and its Double
Susan Sontag Notes on Camp
1967 Roland Barthes The Death of the Author
Marshall McLuhan The Medium is the Massage (Message)
Guy Debord The Society of the Spectacle
Clement Greenberg The Recentness of Sculpture
Roland Barthes Elements of Semiology
Michael Foucault Of Other Spaces
1969 Joseph Kosuth Art After Philosophy
Michael Foucault What is an Author?
Peter Wollen Signs and Meaning in the Cinema
1972 E. H. Gombrich Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation.
John Berger Ways of Seeing BBC TV Series
Ways of Seeing
Ferdinand de Saussure Course in General Linguistics
1973 Laura Mulvey Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema
1975 Leo Steinberg Other Criteria
1976 Umberto Eco A Theory of Semiotics
Nelson Goodman Languages of Art: An Approach to a Theory of Symbols
1977 Roland Barthes IMAGE-MUSIC-TEXT
Rhetoric of the Image
E.H. Gombrich Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation
Charles Jencks The Language of Post-Modern Architecture
Jean-Francois Lyotard Trans/ Formers
Susan Sontag Illness as Metaphor
1978 Jacques Derrida The Truth in Painting
Judith Williamson Decoding Advertisements: Ideology and Meaning in Ads
1979 Jean-Francois Lyotard The Postmodern Condition
1980 George Lakoff & Mark Johnson Metaphors We Live By
W.J.T. Mitchell The Language of Images
1981 James Monaco How to Read a Film
1982 Victor Burgin Thinking Photography
E.H. Gombrich The Image and the Eye: Further Studies in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation
1983 Howard Davis & Paul Walton Eds. Language, Image, Media
Robert Scholes Semiotics and Interpretation
Kaja Silverman The Subject of Semiotics
1984 Teresa de Lauretis Alice Doesn't: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema
1985 Marshall Blonsky On Signs
1990 Judith Butler Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
1992 Joel Achenbach Marshall Blonsky: Guide to the Signs of Our Times
1994 W.J.T. Mitchell Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation
1997 Ann Marie Seward Barry Visual Intelligence: Perception, Image and Manipulation in Visual Communication
Peter Bogh Anderson A Theory of Computer Semiotics: Semiotic Approaches to Construction and Assessment of Computer Systems
2000 Jean-Marie Floch Visual Identities
2006 Anne Wagner According to What: Jasper Johns' Flag
2014 Daniel Chandler Semiotics for Beginners