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Eretica : the transcendent and the profane in contemporary art

Author: Demetrio Paparoni
Publisher: Milan : Skira ; London : Thames & Hudson [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this fascinating work, the complex relationship between man and the sacred in contemporary art is explored through the works of 40 protagonists of the international art scene.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Demetrio Paparoni
ISBN: 9788861300699 8861300693
OCLC Number: 124986154
Description: 263 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Piety and rebellion / Demetrio Paparoni --
Perfection and perdition / Gianni Mercurio --
Sanctity and depravity / Roger Caillois --
The flesh in sacrifice and in love / Georges Bataille --
The eroticism or divinity of evil versus the God of good / Georges Bataille --
The question of the sacred / Julie Ries --
The fall of Satan / Pierre Riches --
The concept of the body in Judaism / Arturo Schwarz --
Who is the serpent? / Vito Mancuso --
Dangerous art / Arthur C. Danto --
On the necessity of evil and Hell / Jean Baudrillard --
The devil's side / Michel Maffesoli --
Pornography / Gore Vidal.
Responsibility: [edited by] Demetrio Paparoni.
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In this fascinating work, the complex relationship between man and the sacred in contemporary art is explored through the works of 40 protagonists of the international art scene.

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