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Art of the Eternal

éditeur : Parkstone International
catégories : Arts et patrimoine > Histoire de l'art et essais, Histoire de l'art et essais > Art médiéval, Histoire de l'art et essais > Antique et classique
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Résumé

Since the first funerary statues were placed in the first sepulchres, the ideas of death and the afterlife have always held a prominent place at the heart of the art world.
An unlimited source of inspiration where artists can search for the expression of the infinite, death remains the object of numerous rich illustrations, as various as they are mysterious. The ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, the forever sleeping statues on medieval tombs, and the Romantic and Symbolist movements of the 19th century are all evidence of the incessant interest that fuels the creation of artworks featuring themes of death and what lies beyond it.
In this work, Victoria Charles analyses how, through the centuries, art has become the reflection of these interrogations linked to mankind’s fate and the hereafter.

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Titre Art of the Eternal
Auteur
Editeur Parkstone International
Collection Temporis
Langue EN
Date de publication 15/09/2015
Nombre de pages 371

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Ean EPUB 9781783107780
Type de protection Digital watermarking
Ean papier 9781844848270
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