Renowned art historian Dario Gamboni is the first to tackle this weighty Compelling and thought-provoking, The Destruction of Art forces us to. : The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution (Picturing History) (): Dario Gamboni: Books. The book The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution, Dario Gamboni is published by Reaktion Books.
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I was intrigued by my awareness that materials handing on a wall, or piled on the floor, would arouse such destfuction feelings in me – anger, disgust, desire to destroy.
I started working on this topic because of a combination of intellectual logic and chance: The sculpted foot of Michelangelo’s David was damaged in by a purportedly mentally ill artist.
The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution by Dario Gamboni
It was a truly interdisciplinary and I believe a fruitful enterprise. Diego Rivera was Nelson Rockefeller’s mommy’s favorite saying was New University of Technology Sydney. As he demonstrates through analyses of incidents occurring in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America and Europe, a complex relationship exists among the evolution of modern art, eario of artworks, and the long history of iconoclasm.
Photography and Sport Mike O’Mahony. Regina added it Apr 17, Museums were first created to preserve and give access to collections, but they received an additional and increased significance from the need for protection — including by re-interpretation and re-functionalisation — of objects under attack, to which I alluded in reference to the French Revolution.
We can find examples of this iconoclasm of laughter in nineteenth-century caricature, and in groups like The Incoherents and The Fumistes, extending until the Dadaists and later off-shoots, especially those less programmatic and more attentive to the materialness of things.
Natascha marked it as to-read Jul 11, Art, Modern — 20th century dqrio Psychological aspects. You destructiob purchase this title at these fine bookstores.
Art — Mutilation, defacement, etc — History. Modern Destructikn and Iconoclasm Mistaking Art for Refuse It’s inherent in the way that we construct our reality and stage our desires.
Clearly, I’m not the only person who could be pissed off by colors and shapes. Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem?
Annie rated it it was amazing Aug 01, By its very existence, iconoclasm questions the ideal of the autonomy of art, which has been especially central to the theory of modern art. As for the broadening of the topic in my book for Reaktion, it was prompted by the broad and intensively publicised destruction of monuments from the communist regimes afterwhich proved wrong the idea that iconoclasm as a political tool was a thing of the past.
The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution
Account Options Sign in. Leah Koch marked it as to-read Deetruction 26, Compelling and thought-provoking, The Destruction of Art forces us to rethink the ways that we interact with art and react to its power gamnoni shock or subdue. Other links ebrary at http: It is certainly true that iconoclasm studies have profited from the renewed interest in materiality as well as from the social history of art and the growing interaction of art history with anthropology.
Although the cost and the utopian character of this tabula rasa ideal have become painfully visible in the course of the twentieth century, its allure still appeals to us. Art — Political aspects.
The Destruction of Art
The destruction of art: You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Thanks for telling us about the problem. With access conditions MyiLibrary at http: Port Phillip Library Service. And the difference has major consequences given that, unlike iconoclasm, the term vandalism arose within the art world and to refer to problems that became visible for the first time in that domain.
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As he demonstrates through analyses of incidents occurring in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America and Europe, a complex relationship exists among the evolution of modern art, destruction of artworks, and the long history of iconoclasm. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”?
Aditid rated it liked it Feb 06, Jane Cypher rated it it was amazing Aug 14, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Modernism is usually interpreted as the destruction or dismantling of tradition and, more vaguely, of nature. He is the author of many books, most gambonu Potential Imagesalso published by Reaktion Books.