Contemporary Art and Classical Myth

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Isabelle Loring Wallace, Jennie Hirsh
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Art - 376 pages
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Moving beyond the notion of illustration, the essays assembled here adopt a range of methodological frameworks, from iconography to deconstruction, and do so across an impressive range of artists and objects.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Prologue
10
The Mythography of Cy Twombly
43
Art is Glimpsed
57
The Visions of Yayoi Kusama
87
The Porous Space of Bracha L Ettingers Eurydices
111
Double Take or Theorizing Reflection in Felix GonzalezTorres
135
Lichtensteins Narcissus
159
The Falling Man and the Survival of Antiquity
199
Thoughts on Wim Delvoyes Cloaca Project
217
Duane Hansons Uncanny Realism
245
Over and Over Again and Again
267
Video Art in the House of Hades
295
The Sphinx Unwinds Her Own Sweet Self
313
Bibliography
339
Index
365

Sexuality Pornography
175

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About the author (2011)

Isabelle Loring Wallace is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, USA. Jennie Hirsh is Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art, USA.

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