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In this classic Reaktion title, Norman Bryson analyses the origins, history and logic of still-life, one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. From Roman wall-painting to Cubism, and from seventeenth-century Dutch still-life to Bryson's conclusion that the persisting tendency to downgrade the genre of still-life is profoundly rooted in the historical oppression of women, Looking at the Overlooked is Norman Bryson at his brilliant best.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780948462061
ISBN-10: 094846206X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Norman Bryson

Norman Bryson is Professor of Art History at the University of California, San Diego. He has written extensively on painting and critical theory.

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