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Anti-portraiture : challenging the limits of the portrait

Author: Kirstie Imber; Fiona Johnstone
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2018.
Series: International library of modern and contemporary art
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstie Imber; Fiona Johnstone
ISBN: 9781784534127 1784534129
OCLC Number: 1079830201
Description: 1 volume
Contents: List of ImagesNotes on the ContributorsAcknowledgements1. Introducing the anti-portraitFiona Johnstone and Kirstie Imber2. Decapitations: the portrait, the anti-portrait ... and what comes after?of portraitureMichael Newman3. An Anti-Portraitist in the Realm of Letters: Gertrude Stein's Theory of SeeingEry Shin4. 'A whole man, made of all men': Giacometti, Existentialism, and the 'Singular Universal'Veronique Wiesinger5. 'Closeness, or the Appearance of Closeness': Robert Morris's Critical Self-Portraits and the Expanding Artworld of 1960s AmericaDavid Hodge6. Subjects Unknown: Found Images and the Depersonalization of PortraitureElla Mudie7. Subject/Object: seeking the self in Susan Aldworth's portraits of schizophreniaJulia Beaumont-Jonesvii8.Hiding in Plain Sight: Gazing at Laura Swanson's Anti-Self-PortraitsKristen Lindgren9. Filling the Narrative Void: Material Portraits in the Chilean Post-DictatorshipMegan Corbin10. Relics, Remains and Other Objects: Non-Mimetic Portraiture in the Age of AIDSFiona JohnstoneIndex
Series Title: International library of modern and contemporary art
Responsibility: Kirstie Imber ; edited by Fiona Johnstone.


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This collection of essays by experts from the arts and literature provides important insights into the reconceptualization of portraiture in recent decades. Understood as critique rather than as Read more...

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