Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art: "Abject, by Emily Kelley PDF

By Emily Kelley

This choice of essays considers inventive works that take care of the physique with no visible illustration. It explores a variety of how one can signify this absence of the determine: from abject parts comparable to physically fluids and waste to surrogate types together with reliquaries, manuscripts, and fabric. the gathering makes a speciality of eras, medieval and smooth, while pictures referencing the absent physique were way more prolific within the historical past of paintings. In medieval occasions, artistic endeavors turned direct references to the absent corporal essence of a divine being, like Christ, or have been used as devotional aids. in contrast, within the smooth period artists frequently reject depictions of the actual physique on the way to distance themselves from the historical past of the idealized human shape. via those essays, it turns into obvious, even if the physique isn't obvious in a piece of artwork, it is usually nonetheless current tangentially. even though the essays during this quantity bridge old sessions, they've got coherent thematic hyperlinks facing abjection, embodiment, and phenomenology. no matter if figurative or summary, sacred or secular, medieval or glossy, the physique keeps a presence in those works even if it isn't before everything apparent.

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