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Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

The Petrified Gaze

Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity( )
Author: Siapkas, Johannes
Sjögren, Lena
Series title:Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $44.95
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...
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