Saturday, June 9, 2007

a piiice of teory

as shaped the histor how the grotesque hThis volume examinesneteenth and twentieory of art in the niy, practice, and the the mainstream of motesque entered intoth centuries. The gr. It has been adopteing the romantic eraodern expression dur push beyond establi artists as a way tod by a succession ofdes of experience anexplore alternate moshed boundaries, to s quo. Examining spe challenge the statud expression, and to as Ingres, Gauguin,nge of artists, suchcific images by a ram, the essays also eolke, and Mona Hatou Höch, de Kooning, Pedical illustration,f media, including mncompass a variety odia installations, aphotography, multime paintings, prints, range of subjects, sbrings into focus a nd film. This study ve traditionally beel viewpoints that hatyles and theoreticas on modernism. It de standard narrativen marginalized in thart directly ties ingrotesque in modern emonstrates how the ntation of race and egarding the represeto current debates rzation, and approprid the other, globaligender, abjection an scholarly study of first comprehensiveation. • This is theisciplinary appeal, ern art • Has interdthe grotesque in modnd social science • ders in humanities aparticularly for reaparticular artists apth case studies of Essays provide in-deng, Gauguin to Kiki elacroix to de Koonind movements, from Dtroduction Frances Sfiles Contents 1. InSmith, Man Ray to X-dern grotesque Davidrchaeology of the mo. Connelly; 2. The ali; 4. Conceiving Bah’s ear Michel Chaou Summers; 3. Van Gogologies: Delacroix, ; 5. Blemished physirbara Maria StaffordPaganini et alia