The Aesthetics of Emulation in the Visual Arts of Ancient Rome

The Aesthetics of Emulation in the Visual Arts of Ancient Rome

by Ellen Perry
     
 

Originally published in 2005, this book examines Roman strategies for the appropriation of the Greek visual culture.See more details below

Overview

Originally published in 2005, this book examines Roman strategies for the appropriation of the Greek visual culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831659
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: a critical time in the study of Roman artistic imitation; 1. Decorum and tradition: the beginnings of a theoretical apparatus; 2. Decorum and patron: the functions of art; 3. The marginalization of innovation: Kopienkritik and the construct of the free copy; 4. The strategy of eclecticism; 5. Phantasia: the artist's vision as model.

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