Contemporary Art and Classical Myth
Isabelle Loring Wallace, Jennie Hirsh
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Art - 376 pages
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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