Looking at the Overlooked: Four Essays on Still Life Painting

Cover
Reaktion Books, 1990 - 192 Seiten
1 Rezension
In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyzes the origins, history and logic of still life, one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-painting while in the second the author surveys a major segment in the history of still life, from seventeenth-century Spanish painting to Cubism. The third essay tackles the controversial field of seventeenth-century Dutch still life. Bryson concludes in the final essay that the persisting tendency to downgrade the genre of still life is profoundly rooted in the historical oppression of women.

In Looking at the Overlooked, Norman Bryson is at his most brilliant. These superbly written essays will stimulate us to look at the entire tradition of still life with new and critical eyes.
 

Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben

Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.

Inhalt

Foreword
7
Rhopography
60
Abundance
96
Still Life and Feminine Space
136
References
179
Urheberrecht

Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen

Häufige Begriffe und Wortgruppen

Verweise auf dieses Buch

Alle Ergebnisse von Google Books »

Über den Autor (1990)

Norman Bryson is professor of art history and theoretical studies at the Slade School of Art, University of London.

Bibliografische Informationen