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Creator:
Getsy, David.
Title(s):

Body doubles : sculpture in Britain, 1877-1905 / David J. Getsy.

Edition:
1st ed.
Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2004.
Physical Description:
viii, 239 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NB467.5.N48 G48 2004 (LC)
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-233) and index.
Subject Terms:
New sculpture (Art movement)
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  • Frederic Leighton's Athlete Wrestling with a Python and the theory of the sculptural encounter
  • Animating the classical : Hamo Thornycroft's experimentation with the ideal statue, 1878-84
  • "Licentious plasticity" : Alfred Gilbert and sculpture beyond the body, 1884-1886
  • "Hard realism" : the thanatic corporeality of Edward Onslow Ford's Shelley Memorial
  • Figural equivalence and equivocation : James Havard Thomas and the Lycidas "scandal" of 1905
  • Conclusion : "caressability" and the formulation of modernist sculpture in Britain.