Making Faces, Playing God: Identity and the Art of Transformational Makeup

Making Faces, Playing God: Identity and the Art of Transformational Makeup

by Thomas Morawetz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292752474

ISBN-13: 9780292752474

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: University of Texas Press

In this extensively illustrated book, Thomas Morawetz explores how the creation of transformational makeup for theatre, movies, and television fulfills the fundamental human fantasy of self-transformation and satisfies the human desire to become "the other."

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In this extensively illustrated book, Thomas Morawetz explores how the creation of transformational makeup for theatre, movies, and television fulfills the fundamental human fantasy of self-transformation and satisfies the human desire to become "the other."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292752474
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: The Culture and Art of Transformation
1. The Significance and Invention of Faces
2. The Culture of Transformation
3. The Art of Transformation

Part II: The Practice of Transformation
4. The Demonic
5. Aliens
6. Disguise for Its Own Sake
7. Variant Selves
8. Impersonation
9. Beyond Human

Afterthoughts
Photo Credits

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