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[Reading] ➿ Face and Mask: A Double History ➶ Hans Belting – Formresponse.co.uk A cultural history of the face in Western art ranging from portraiture in painting and photography to film theater and mass mediaThis fascinating book presents the first cultural history and anthropolA cultural history of the face in Western art ranging from portraiture in painting and photography to film theater and mass mediaThis fascinating book presents the first cultural history and anthropology of the face across centuries continents and media Ranging from funerary masks and masks in drama to the figural work of contemporary artists including Cindy Sherman and Nam June Paik renowned art historian Hans Belting emphasizes that while the face plays a critical role in human communication it defies attempts at visual representationBelting divides his book into three parts faces as masks of the self portraiture as a constantly evolving mask in Western culture and the fate of the face in the age of mass media Referencing a vast array of sources Belting's insights draw on art history philosophy theories of visual culture and cognitive science He demonstrates that Western efforts to portray the face have repeatedly failed even with the developments of new media such as photography and film which promise ever greater degrees of verisimilitude In spite of sitting at the heart of human expression the face resists possession and creative endeavors to capture it inevitably result in masks—hollow signifiers of the humanity they're meant to embodyFrom creations by Van Eyck and August Sander to works by Francis Bacon Ingmar Bergman and Chuck Close Face and Mask takes a remarkable look at how through the centuries the physical visage has inspired and evaded artistic interpretation.

A cultural history of the face in Western art ranging from portraiture in painting and photography to film theater and mass mediaThis fascinating book presents the first cultural history and anthropology of the face across centuries continents and media Ranging from funerary masks and masks in drama to the figural work of contemporary artists including Cindy Sherman and Nam June Paik renowned art historian Hans Belting emphasizes that while the face plays a critical role in human communication it defies attempts at visual representationBelting divides his book into three parts faces as masks of the self portraiture as a constantly evolving mask in Western culture and the fate of the face in the age of mass media Referencing a vast array of sources Belting's insights draw on art history philosophy theories of visual culture and cognitive science He demonstrates that Western efforts to portray the face have repeatedly failed even with the developments of new media such as photography and film which promise ever greater degrees of verisimilitude In spite of sitting at the heart of human expression the face resists possession and creative endeavors to capture it inevitably result in masks—hollow signifiers of the humanity they're meant to embodyFrom creations by Van Eyck and August Sander to works by Francis Bacon Ingmar Bergman and Chuck Close Face and Mask takes a remarkable look at how through the centuries the physical visage has inspired and evaded artistic interpretation.

eBook Face and Mask: A Double History ePUB º Face and  PDF ò formresponse.co.uk

eBook Face and Mask: A Double History ePUB º Face and PDF ò formresponse.co.uk

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