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The Sensual Icon - a book by Pentcheva, Bissera V.

The Sensual Icon

Space, Ritual, and the Senses in Byzantium

The Sensual Icon( )
Author: Pentcheva, Bissera V.
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $44.95
Book Description:

Explores the Byzantine aesthetic of fugitive appearances by placing and filming art objects in spaces of changing light, and by uncovering the shifting appearances expressed in poetry, descriptions of art, and liturgical performance.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / Religious
History / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:2 Pounds

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