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Screening Statues

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Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema is the first book to focus on the relationship between sculpture and the silver screen. It covers a broad range of magical, mystical and phenomenological interactions between the two media, from early films eroticized tableaux vivants to enigmatic sculptures in modernist cinema. Sculptures are literally brought to life on the silver screen, while living people are turned into, or trapped inside, statuary. The book examines key sculptural motifs and cinematic sculpture in film history through a series of case studies and through an extensive reference gallery of 150 different films. Considering the work of directors like Georges Mlis, Jean Cocteau and Alain Resnais, as well as films like House of Wax, Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, this is an innovative exploration of two different media, their artistic traditions and their respective theoretical paradigms.

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Author(s):
Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens and Lisa Colpaert
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1474410898
ISBN-13:
9781474410892
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
Screening Sculpture: Sculpture and Cinema

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Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema is the first book to focus on the relationship between sculpture and the silver screen. It covers a broad range of magical, mystical and phenomenological interactions between the two media, from early films eroticized tableaux vivants to enigmatic sculptures in modernist cinema. Sculptures are literally brought to life on the silver screen, while living people are turned into, or trapped inside, statuary. The book examines key sculptural motifs and cinematic sculpture in film history through a series of case studies and through an extensive reference gallery of 150 different films. Considering the work of directors like Georges Mlis, Jean Cocteau and Alain Resnais, as well as films like House of Wax, Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, this is an innovative exploration of two different media, their artistic traditions and their respective theoretical paradigms.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens and Lisa Colpaert
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1474410898
ISBN-13:
9781474410892
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
Screening Sculpture: Sculpture and Cinema

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