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Facing beauty : painted women & cosmetic art

Author: Aileen Ribeiro
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the history of the Western world, countless attempts have been made to define beauty in art and life, especially with regard to women's bodies and faces. Facing Beauty examines concepts of female beauty in terms of the ideal and the real, investigating paradigms of beauty as represented in art and literature and how beauty has been enhanced by cosmetics and hairstyles. This thought-provoking book  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aileen Ribeiro
ISBN: 9780300124866 0300124864
OCLC Number: 711045572
Description: 371 pages : chielfly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Renaissance --
Enlightenment --
Modernity --
Now.
Responsibility: Aileen Ribeiro.

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This wide-ranging survey, spanning four centuries, illuminates shifting perceptions of female beauty through works of art and the evolution of cosmetics  Read more...

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"[A] work of meticulous historical and cultural scholarship ... full of gorgeous prints, history, and incisive and often humorous commentary."-Stephanie Barner, MAKE -- Stephanie Barner MAKE Read more...

 
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