9780520230224

Enduring Creation: Art, Pain, and Fortitude

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520230224

  • ISBN10:

    0520230221

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-05-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

This is a sustained conversation with a witty and extremely learned art historian who seeks to answer the question many of us have, why art, and what impact for our own lives?

Table of Contents

Prelude 6(8)
Stepping Worstwards
8(16)
The Audition of Laocoon's Scream
24(14)
Tel Est Mon Paradis
38(16)
Tears of Devotion: A Medieval Glossary
54(32)
Vasari and the Pangs of st Sebastian
86(14)
This is My Body
100(12)
Pathos by Formula, Horror by Decree
112(24)
Salvete Flores Martyrum
136(18)
Rembrandt's Elephant Eyes
154(18)
We are Sorry but Utopia has had to be Postponed
172(48)
The Comforts of Unhomeliness
220(24)
Finale: Unending
244(6)
References and Suggestions for Further Reading 250(17)
Acknowledgments 267(1)
List of Illustrations 267(4)
Index 271

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