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Looking at Art from the Inside Out

Looking at Art from the Inside Out
The Psychoiconographic Approach to Modern Art

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Part of Contemporary Artists and their Critics

  • Date Published: April 1994
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2002
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521435673

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  • Looking at Art from the Inside Out highlights the role played by the psychological world of the artist in shaping the subject-matter and form of art works. Analysing masterpieces by Manet, Gauguin, Magritte and Picasso, Mary Mathews Gedo, who is trained in both art history and clinical psychology, details how the creative process can transform the artist's inner world into public statements meaningful for a broad audience. Demonstrating how biological predisposition, familial relationships and childhood experiences of future artists play a pivotal role in shaping their careers, she merges formal, iconographic and psychobiographical elements to provide unique insight into their production. Gedo's approach also restores to the artist his or her place at the centre of art history and critical inquiry.

    • New approach to modern art studies. Author one of the few art historians who really knows the literature of psychoanalysis and can integrate it responsibly
    • Well illustrated
    • Author dwells on important artists of modernism - Manet, Gauguin, Magritte and Picasso
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    • Date Published: April 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521435673
    • length: 333 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 175 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.688kg
    • contains: 100 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2002
  • Table of Contents

    1. Final reflections: Bar at the Folies Bergère as Manet's adieu to art and life
    2. Wrestling Anew with Gauguin's Vision after the Sermon
    3. The archaeology of a painting: A visit to the city of the dead beneath Picasso's La Vie
    4. A youthful genius confronts his destiny: Picasso's Old Guitarist as a prognostication of his future
    5. Art as exorcism: Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon
    6. Art as autobiography: Picasso's Guernica
    7. Meditations on madness: the art of René Magritte
    8. Homesick and heartsick: René Magritte's artistic and personal crisis of the 1940s.

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    Mary Mathews Gedo

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