Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity
The Petrified Gaze
|Series title:||Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
Displaying the Ideals of Antiquityinvestigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern perceptions of antiquity. This book analyzes how an art historical tradition establishes and preserves an idealized view of antiquity in classical archaeology and in museum exhibitions. The...