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Bodyscape: art, modernity and the ideal figure

Bodyscape: art, modernity and the ideal figure

Mirzoeff, Nicholas

In Bodyscape, the author traces the roots of our obsession with body images from revolutionary France to contemporary New York. He argues that the representation of the body has always shaped, and been shaped by, crises of political and cultural identity

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Routledge, 1995
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Nicholas Mirzoeff
ISBN: 0415098017, 9780415098014
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-207) and index.
Physical Description: ix, 214p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Series: Visual cultures
Subject: Photography; Human Body; Human figure in art.; ART(X); Human Figure; Painting; Modernism

Contents

  1. Introduction 1. Bodyscapes 2. The Body Politic 3. Like a Virgin? 4. Photography at the Heart of Darkness 5. Painting at the Heart of Whiteness