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Image for Drapery: Classicism and Barbarism in Visual Culture

Drapery: Classicism and Barbarism in Visual Culture

By: Doy, Gen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., I. B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 026988

ISBN: 1860645399

Condition: Fine


A brand new unmarked copy. "Discusses the meanings behind the fold, from the sumptuous drapes of the classical and baroque periods to haute couture fashion." View more info

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Picturing The Self: Changing Views Of The Subject In Visual Culture

By: Doy, Gen

Price: $55.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, I B Tauris & Co Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 019085

ISBN: 1850434131

Condition: Brand New


Ideas of selfhood, from Descartes to postmodern notions of the fragmented and de-centred self, have been crucial to the visual arts. Gen Doy explores this relationship, primarily in relation to contemporary art but also going back to the early modern period and Holbein's Ambassadors. She argues that the importance of subjectivity for art goes far beyond self-portraits, exploring the self and identity--both the artist's and the viewer's--and seeks a way of thinking the self that goes beyond both Cartesian and postmodern approaches to subjecthood. She looks too at work and consumption; self-pres... View more info