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A History of the Human Visage

Faces( )
Author: Belting, Hans
Hansen, Thomas
Translator: Hansen, Abby J.
Hansen, Thomas S.
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $119.99
Book Description:

A cultural history of the face in Western art, ranging from portraiture in painting and photography to film, theater, and mass media

This fascinating book presents the first cultural history and anthropology of the face across centuries, continents, and media. Ranging from funerary masks and masks in drama to the figural work of contemporary artists including Cindy Sherman and Nam June Paik, renowned art historian Hans Belting emphasizes that while the face plays a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / Human Figure
Science / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
Crafts & Hobbies / Folkcrafts
Psychology / Emotions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17 x 24.7 x 2.55 cm
Book Weight:0.909 Kilograms

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