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Edvard Munch and the Physiology of Symbolism
     

Edvard Munch and the Physiology of Symbolism

by Shelley Wood Cordulack
 

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This book explores how and why the influential Norwegian artist Edvard Munch exploited late nineteenth-century physiology as a means to express the Symbolist soul. Munch’s series of paintings through the 1890s, known collectively as the Frieze of Life, looked to the physiologically functioning (and malfunctioning) living organism for both its visual and

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This book explores how and why the influential Norwegian artist Edvard Munch exploited late nineteenth-century physiology as a means to express the Symbolist soul. Munch’s series of paintings through the 1890s, known collectively as the Frieze of Life, looked to the physiologically functioning (and malfunctioning) living organism for both its visual and organized metaphors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611472110
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
139
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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