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PSYCHOLOGY, ART AND ANTIFASCISM: ERNST KRIS, E.H. GOMBRICH AND THE POLITICS OF CARICATURE. Louis Rose. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016. 332 pp. with 16 ills. 24 x 16 cm. LC 2016-15878 ISBN 9780300221473 In English.
Publisher's description: In 1934, Viennese art historian and psychoanalyst Ernst Kris invited his mentee E. H. Gombrich to collaborate on a project that had implications for psychology and neuroscience, and foreshadowed their contributions to the Allied war effort. Their subject: caricature and its use and abuse in propaganda. Their collaboration was a seminal early effort to integrate science, the humanities, and political awareness. In this fascinating biographical and intellectual study, Louis Rose explores the content of Kris and Gombrich's project and its legacy.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Drawing and Watercolor, Several Media
Plans: 71,55
Worldwide Number: 173332
Hardcover $65.00    

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