Looking at colour on post-antique sculpture : Review of: Circumlitio. The Polychromy of Antique and Medieval Sculpture. Proceedings of the Johann David Passavant Colloquium, 10-12 December 2008. Vinzenz Brinkmann, Oliver Primavesi, Max Hollein, eds. Liebighaus Skulpturensammlung, Frankfurt am Main, 2010

  • As Alex Potts points out in his essay, "Colors of Sculpture", "all sculpture is colored, in a literal sense". Yet, despite the fact that the addition of colour to objects as well as its presence as an inescapable fact of sculptural media makes imperative its inclusion in any consideration of sculptors’ intentions and the meaning of their work, Amanda Claridge is right to note in her review, that polychromed sculpture has been given short shrift in the post-enlightenment settlement. ...
Author:Jim Harris
Parent Title (English):Journal of art historiography
Publisher:Institute for Art History, Univ. of Glasgow
Place of publication:Glasgow
Contributor(s):Vinzenz Brinkmann, Oliver Primavesi, Max Hollein
Document Type:Review
Year of Completion:2011
Date of first Publication:2011/12/30
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/09/30
Page Number:9
First Page:1
Last Page:8
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Institutes:Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften / Kulturwissenschaften
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 93 Geschichte des Altertums (bis ca. 499), Archäologie / 930 Geschichte des Altertums bis ca. 499, Archäologie
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