Animating the antique : sculptural encounter in the age of aesthetic theory (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Animating the antique : sculptural encounter in the age of aesthetic theory

Author: Sarah E Betzer
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores tensions in aesthetics and art theory between antique figural sculpture experienced in the round and its translation into two-dimensional representations. Examines the work and thought of Goethe, Winckelmann, Hegel, Walter Pater, Vernon Lee, and others"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah E Betzer
ISBN: 9780271088839 0271088834
OCLC Number: 1240415677
Description: xiii, 258 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Art history, aesthetics, and the body after archaeology --
Toward an eighteenth-century ontology of ancient sculpture --
Moving shadows --
From the ash to the fire --
In the round --
Photography, the rise of relief, and Nachleben.
Other Titles: Sculptural encounter in the age of aesthetic theory
Responsibility: Sarah Betzer.

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"Like the author's previous pathbreaking and widely admired book on the relation between portrait painting in the studio of Ingres and the broader problematics of painting 'history,' Animating the Read more...

 
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