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The Forbidden Image

The Forbidden Image
  • Author: Alain Besan?on
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 9780226044132
  • Page: 423
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This book discusses the privileging and prohibition of religious images over two and a half millennia in the West.

This book discusses the privileging and prohibition of religious images over two and a half millennia in the West.


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The Forbidden Image
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Pages: 423
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Iconoclasm
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Pages: 416
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Last winter, a man tried to break Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain sculpture. The sculpted foot of Michelangelo’s David was damaged in 1991 by a purportedly mentally ill artist. With each incident, intellectuals must confront the unsettling dynamic between destruction and art. Renowned art historian Dario Gamboni is the first to tackle
Iconoclasm
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Pages: 195
Authors: Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies
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