The Idol in the Age of Art: Objects, Devotions and the Early Modern World

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ISBN-13:
9780754652908
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.02.2009
Seiten:
384
Autor:
Rebecca Zorach
Gewicht:
717 g
Format:
234x156x22 mm
Serie:
St. Andrews Studies in Reforma
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Introduction, Michael Cole and Rebecca Zorach; Capricious arts: idols in Renaissance era Africa and Europe: the case of Sapi and Kongo, Suzanne Blier; Reforming idols and viewing history in Pieter Saenredam's perspectives, Celeste Brusati; Perpetual exorcism in Sistine Rome, Michael Cole; The golden calf in America, Thomas Cummins; The grotesque idol: imaginary, symbolic and real, Claire Farago and Carol Komadina Parenteau; The shadow of the wolf: the survival of an ancient god in Filippino Lippi's Strozzi chapel and the discourse of the idol in Florence around 1500, Philine Helas and Gerhard Wolf; Ex-votos: materiality, memory, and cult, Megan Holmes; Ad fontes: iconoclasm by water, Donald McColl; 'Nor my praise given to graven images': divine artifice and the heart's idols in Georg Mack the Elder's painted print of the Trinity, Walter S. Melion; Idolatry and Western-inspired painting in Japan, Mia Mochizuki; Creaturely-invented letters and dead Chinese idols, Dawn Odell; Full of grace: 'Mariolatry' in post-Reformation Germany, Larry Silver; Mediation, idolatry, mathematics: the printed image in Europe around 1500, Rebecca Zorach; Index.
The idol has traditionally been regarded as the anti-image, the thing in opposition to which 'good' art was defined. This volume shows how both its embrace and its consequences expanded in unprecedented ways in the years after 1500.

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