Arrest and movement : an essay on space and time in the representational art of the ancient Near East (Book, 1987) [WorldCat.org]
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Arrest and movement : an essay on space and time in the representational art of the ancient Near East

Author: H A Groenewegen-Frankfort
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1987.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H A Groenewegen-Frankfort
ISBN: 0674046560 9780674046566
OCLC Number: 15661054
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : Faber and Faber, 1951.
Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 222 pages, 93 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Egyptian art. The pre- and proto-historic period --
Representation and design --
Amorphous space and space-time definition in proto-historic monuments --
The space-time implications of monumental art --
Excursus : sculpture in the round --
The old kingdom --
The signficance of scense of daily life in private tombs --
The non-actuality of their representation --
The significance of the reliefs of the Royal Mortuary Temples --
The trascendence of actuality in the Royal Reliefs --
Confusion of meaning and disintegration of form in the late old kingdom and the first intermediate period --
The middle kingdom --
The character of the period as reflected in its art --
The new trend towards monumentality in funerary art --
The new kingdom --
The intrusion of new concepts in the classical scheme of decoration --
The space-time implications of early new kingdom art --
The Amarna revolution as the triumph of actuality --
Traces of Armarna influences in the period of reaction --
The development of the Royal Reliefs and the triumph of monumental statement --
Mesopotamian art --
The integration of figure and design in the pre- and proto-dynastic period --
Secular and consecratory motifs in early dynastic monuments --
Historic act and fulfilment of divine command as themes of the Akkadian and early Babylonian period --
Dramatic and scenic coherence in the secular art of the Assyrians --
Cretan art --
The Cretan enigma : homo ludens --
Complexities of the Cretan problem : Crete and Mycenae --
Pivotal motion in early design --
'Absolute' mobility in organic forms --
Mystic communion and the grace of life.
Responsibility: H.A. Groenewegen-Frankfort.

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