New PDF release: Beauty Unlimited

By Peg Zeglin Brand, Carolyn Korsmeyer

Emphasizing the human physique in all of its varieties, good looks limitless expands the bounds of what's intended through attractiveness either geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin model and a global crew of members interrogate the physique and the which means of actual attractiveness during this multidisciplinary quantity. This notable and provocative ebook explores the heritage of physically beautification; the physicality of socially or culturally decided offerings of beautification; the interaction of gender, race, category, age, sexuality, and ethnicity inside of and at the physique; and the cultured which means of the idea that of attractiveness in an more and more globalized global.

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Id=851&L=1&tx_commentaire_pi1[showUid] =7087. 23. Laura Mulvey, Visual and Other Pleasures, 2nd ed. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). 24. bell hooks, Black Looks: Race and Representation (Boston: South End Press, 1999). 25. See, for instance, Nehamas, Only a Promise of Happiness, and Charles Harrison, Painting the Difference: Sex and Spectator in Modern Art (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006). See also my reviews of the former (in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65, no.

You cannot tell whether or not a candidate is an artwork simply by looking. Whatever property or properties are constitutive of art status, they are not manifest. This premise is ostensibly established by the consideration of artworks, including Marcel Duchamp’s readymades (for example, his metal canine grooming comb), and Andy Warhol’s Brillo Box, both of which are by this late date incontestably artworks while, at the same time, also being indiscernible from their real-world, non-artwork counterparts (ordinary steel combs, on the one hand, and Brillo packing cartons, on the other).

38. See Eva Kit Wah Man, “Female Bodily Aesthetics, Politics, and Feminine Ideals of Beauty in China,” in Brand, Beauty Matters, 169–96. 39. Zhang Yimou, the creative director of the 2008 Beijing Olympics’ spectacular opening ceremony, was a former dissident who was punished by the government and then came around to working for it. html. 40. Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder (1944; New York: Back Bay Books, 2008), 32–33. 25 This page intentionally left blank PART 1.

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