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The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity

The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity

by Linda Nochlin

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 9780500283059
Pages: 64
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 2 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-01
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By the end of the eighteenth century a sense of anxiety and crisis began to preoccupy European writers and artists in their relationship to the heroic past, from antiquity on. The grandness of that intellectual tradition could no longer fit into the framework of the present, and artists felt overwhelmed by the magnitude of past heroic accomplishment. Beginning with artists such as Fuseli, this was soon reflected in artistic representation. The partial image, the "crop," fragmentation, ruin and mutilation - all ...