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From their website: Combining a commitment to rigorous scholarship with a vital concern for dialogue and debate, [Critical Inquiry] presents articles by eminent critics, scholars, and artists on a wide variety of issues central to contemporary criticism and culture.
I’m particularly interested in the article “On the Problem of Describing and Interpreting Works of the Visual Arts,” by Erwin Panofsky, Jaś Elsner, and Katharina Lorenz in Vol. 38, No. 3 (Spring 2012), pp. 467-482. As someone who professionally describes art, things, and concepts, I find the idea of description in context really curious.
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