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The Resource Breaking resemblance : the role of religious motifs in contemporary art, Alena Alexandrova

Breaking resemblance : the role of religious motifs in contemporary art, Alena Alexandrova

Label
Breaking resemblance : the role of religious motifs in contemporary art
Title
Breaking resemblance
Title remainder
the role of religious motifs in contemporary art
Statement of responsibility
Alena Alexandrova
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In recent decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest in religion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures, and images. Breaking Resemblance explores the complex relationship between contemporary art and religion by focusing on the ways artists re-work religious motifs as a means to reflect critically on our desire to believe in images, on the history of seeing them, and on their double power - iconic and political. It discusses a number of exhibitions that take religion as their central theme, and a selection of works by Bill VIola, Lawrence Malstaf, Victoria Reynolds, and Berlinde de Bruyckere - all of whom, in their respective motifs and iconography and whose works resonate with, or problematize the motif of, the true image. -- from dust jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
700/.4820218
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N72.R4
LC item number
A44 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Breaking resemblance : the role of religious motifs in contemporary art, Alena Alexandrova
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Situating contemporary art and religion -- Veronicas and artists -- Breaking the religious image: Reinventing religion in art -- Between critical displacements and spiritual affirmations -- Images between religion and art -- The video Veronicas of Bill Viola -- Images that do not rest: The installations of Lawrence Malstaf -- Illusionism cut: The painting of Veronica Reynolds -- The body recast: The sculpture of Berlinde de Bruyckere -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn957581336
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780823274475
Isbn Type
(hardback ;
Lccn
2016027577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)957581336
Label
Breaking resemblance : the role of religious motifs in contemporary art, Alena Alexandrova
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Situating contemporary art and religion -- Veronicas and artists -- Breaking the religious image: Reinventing religion in art -- Between critical displacements and spiritual affirmations -- Images between religion and art -- The video Veronicas of Bill Viola -- Images that do not rest: The installations of Lawrence Malstaf -- Illusionism cut: The painting of Veronica Reynolds -- The body recast: The sculpture of Berlinde de Bruyckere -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn957581336
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780823274475
Isbn Type
(hardback ;
Lccn
2016027577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)957581336

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