Ephemeral Bodies

Ephemeral Bodies Wax Sculpture and the Human Figure


Hardback (08 May 2008) | English

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The critical history of wax is fraught with gaps and controversies. These eight essays explore wax reproductions of the body or body parts throughout history, and assess their conceptual ambiguity, material impermanence, and implications for the history of western art.

Book information

ISBN: 9780892368778
Publisher: Getty Publications
Imprint: Getty Research Institute
Pub date:
Edition: 1
DEWEY: 731.82
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 1334g
Height: 271mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 29mm