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Creator:
Mansfield, Elizabeth, 1965-
Title:
Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and Mimesis / Elizabeth C. Mansfield.
Published/Created:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xxi, 232 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N7760 .M27 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Table of contents only
Publisher description
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Myth and Mimesis in western art history -- Art history as myth -- Zeuxis myth -- Myth and Mimesis in the Renaissance -- Painting (like) Zeuxis -- Zeuxis in the academy -- Women artists and the Zeuxis myth -- Painting in the philosophical brothel -- Zeuxis in the operating room: Orlan's carnal art -- Conclusion: Zeuxis selecting models and the cultural unconscious.
Subject Terms:
Art and mythology.
Mimesis in art.
Narrative art.
Zeuxis, 5th cent. B.C.
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