Description - Looking at the Overlooked by Norman Bryson
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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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.