Cezanne and the Eternal Feminine

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Dezember 2010



This volume explores the alteration of C zanne's The Eternal Feminine and its importance to the history of art.


1. The eternal feminine; 2. The miracle of her restored vision; 3. Les Spectacles des Fetes Foraines; 4. Ambroise Vollard's show window; 5. Leda and the Swan; 6. The clothed and the naked; 7. The Death of Sardanapalus; 8. The whore of Babylon; 9. Venus, venal, venality; 10. The sacrifice of the eose; 11. Hero and Leander; 12. The apotheosis of Delacroix; 13. The vicissitudes of love; 14. Wives in crisis; 15. Why not put the eyes at the crotch; 16. From whose point of view; 17. The sand-man.


Wayne Andersen is Professor Emeritus of History, Theory and Criticism of Art and Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of a number of volumes on aspects of nineteenth and twentieth century art, most recently Picasso's Brothel: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and The Youth of Cezanne and Zola.


"A fresh and suggestive approach to rereading the history of modern painting through the lens of gender." -- Bookforum "An eminently readable and thought-provoking book about much, much more than just the painting reproduced on its dust-jacket." H-FRANCE "As a treasure trove of myths and images reflecting prurient male sexuality in high art, this study richly records a facet of nineteenth-century French cultural history." - Laurence M. Porter, Michigan State University
EAN: 9780521837262
ISBN: 052183726X
Untertitel: 'Contemporary Artists and Their'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2010
Seitenanzahl: 249 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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