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More than meets the eye : what blindness brings to art

Author: Georgina Kleege
Publisher: [S.l.] : OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More Than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art explores the ways blindness and visual art are linked in many facets of the culture. The author writes from her position as the blind daughter of two visual artists. Due to this background, she claims to know something about art, but recognizes that this claim challenges cultural notions that conflate seeing with knowing. The book examines the ways blindness has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1002118698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgina Kleege
ISBN: 9780190604394 0190604395 9780190604370 0190604379
OCLC Number: 1007552719
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Georgina Kleege.

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More Than Meets the Eye seeks to dismantle traditional understandings of blindness through scrutiny of philosophical speculation, scientific case studies, literary depictions, and museum access  Read more...

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