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Art and obscenity

Author: Kerstin Mey
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : I.B. Taurus, 2007.
Series: Art and-
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explicit material is more widely available in the internet age than ever before, yet the concept of "obscenity" remains as difficult to pin down as it is to approach without bias: notions of what is "obscene" shift with societies' shifting mores, and our responses to explicit or disturbing material can be highly subjective. In this intelligent and sensitive book, Kerstin Mey grapples with the work of twentieth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mey, Kerstin.
Art and obscenity.
London ; New York, NY : I.B. Taurus, 2007
(OCoLC)71658989
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kerstin Mey
ISBN: 9781429480000 1429480009 1845112342 9781845112349
OCLC Number: 159958315
Description: 1 online resource (x, 182 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 'I know it when I see it' : on the definition and history of the category of the obscene --
Ch. 2 Transgressive rituals --
Ch. 3 Abjection and dis-ease --
Ch. 4 Violent images : aesthetic simulations --
Ch. 5 'Playing with the dead' : the cadaver as fascinosum --
Ch. 6 Anti-normative acts : radical liberation? --
Ch. 7 Obscenity and the documentary tradition --
Ch. 8 Recycled fantasies : obscenity between kitsch, convention and innovation --
Ch. 9 'Know thyself'? --
Ch. 10 Digital (counter- ) currents.
Series Title: Art and-
Responsibility: Kerstin Mey.

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Talks about the work of 20th-century artists, from Hans Bellmer through to Nobuyoshi Araki, from Robert Mapplethorpe to Annie Sprinkle, and from Hermann Nitsch to Paul McCarthy. Here, the author  Read more...

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