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Looking at the Overlooked : four essays on still life painting / Norman Bryson

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This paperback book is in very good condition. The cover is in excellent condition apart from minor edge war, and slight bumping at the end of the spine. Internally the pages are in excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked.

In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyzes the origins, history and logic of still life, one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-painting while in the second the author surveys a major segment in the history of still life, from seventeenth-century Spanish painting to Cubism. The third essay tackles the controversial field of seventeenth-century Dutch still life. Bryson concludes in the final essay that the persisting tendency to downgrade the genre of still life is profoundly rooted in the historical oppression of women. In Looking at the Overlooked, Norman Bryson is at his most brilliant. These superbly written essays will stimulate us to look at the entire tradition of still life with new and critical eyes.

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Author(s):
Norman Bryson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 23 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
094846206X
ISBN-13:
9780948462061
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Reaktion Books (2001)
Title:
Looking at the Overlooked

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This paperback book is in very good condition. The cover is in excellent condition apart from minor edge war, and slight bumping at the end of the spine. Internally the pages are in excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked.

In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyzes the origins, history and logic of still life, one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-painting while in the second the author surveys a major segment in the history of still life, from seventeenth-century Spanish painting to Cubism. The third essay tackles the controversial field of seventeenth-century Dutch still life. Bryson concludes in the final essay that the persisting tendency to downgrade the genre of still life is profoundly rooted in the historical oppression of women. In Looking at the Overlooked, Norman Bryson is at his most brilliant. These superbly written essays will stimulate us to look at the entire tradition of still life with new and critical eyes.

Author(s):
Norman Bryson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 23 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
094846206X
ISBN-13:
9780948462061
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Reaktion Books (2001)
Title:
Looking at the Overlooked

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