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Synopsis: The text is taken from The Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture. In this study, the author demonstrates how, from the end of the 18th century to the present day, the obsessive representations of the human figure fragmented, mutilated, and fetishized, consitute a distinctively modern view of the world, the essence of modernity itself. Beginning with artists such as Fuseli, the representation of the fragmented image and of the body express the shattering of classical ideas and a sense of nostalgia for the loss of a vanished utopian wholeness; the grandeur of a heroic past could no longer fit into the present. During the period of the French Revolution representations of the fragmented human figure abound, but there is also a tendency by Neo-classical artists to repair, at least allegorically and metaphorically, the broken link with the perceived wholeness of the past. Illustrating and analyzing the work of artists from Neo-classicism to the present day, from Fuseli to Robert Mapplethorpe, this book traces the origins and developments of what is perhaps the essential characteristic of modern art.
About the Author: Linda Nochlin is a leading art historian and the author of several books, including The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity, The Politics of Vision: Essays on 19th Century Art and Society, Women, Art and Power, and Realism.
Title: The Body in Pieces: The Fragment As a ...
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Book Description Thames And Hudson., London., 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. The 26th Walter Neurath Lecture at the National Gallery. 55 illustrations on 64 pages. Fine in a near fine wrapper. Small named owner under front flap John J. Gibson (Onetime Art Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute). Small slim quarto. 1994. Bookseller Inventory # 2483
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Book Description Thames & Hudson 1994, 1994. 22 x16cm, 64pp, b&w illustrations, clothbound hardcover in slipcase. presentations copy, very good+ Transcript of the twenty-sixth Walter Neurath memorial lecture. Bookseller Inventory # 149022
Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0500550271
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Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020500550271
Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010500550271