IDENTITY AND ALTERITY: FIGURES OF THE BODY, 1895-1995. Palazzo Grassi, Museo Correr and Padiglione Italia, Giardini di Castello, Venice, 1995. 46. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte La Biennale di Venezia. Published by Edizioni La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, in association with Marsilio Editori S.p.A., Venice. 622 pp. with 710 ills. (413 col.). 29 x 24 cm. ISBN 8820803909 In English.
Documenting the central exhibition of the 1995 Biennale di Venezia, this extensive survey of representations of the human body in art over the past century features reproductions of more than 600 paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs by Rodin, Eakins, Denis, Kokoschka, Brancusi, Beckmann, Leger, Ernst, Helion, Bacon, Guston, Bourgeois, Freud, Baselitz, Sherman and scores of other celebrated artists. Thirteen diverse essays discuss such topics as the progressive distortion of the human figure by modernist artists, the significance of anatomical casts and imprints in art from the Renaissance to the present, and the image of the body in the works of Otto Dix, Arnulf Rainer and Andres Serrano.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 025201
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