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Maternal bodies in the visual arts, Rosemary Betterton

Label
Maternal bodies in the visual arts
Title
Maternal bodies in the visual arts
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Betterton
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Maternal bodies in the visual arts" brings images of the maternal and pregnant body into the centre of art historical enquiry. By exploring religious, secular and scientific traditions as well as contemporary art practices, it shows the power of visual imagery in framing our understanding of maternal bodies and affirming or contesting prevailing maternal ideals. This book reassesses these historical models and, in drawing on original case studies, shows how visual practices by artists may offer the means of reconfiguring the maternal
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Betterton, Rosemary
Dewey number
704.9424
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
N7630
LC item number
.B486 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 D-424
  • N 7630
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in art
  • Mothers in art
  • Pregnant women in art
  • Pregnancy in art
  • Art
  • Pregnant Women
  • Human Body
  • Mothers
  • Mothers in art
  • Pregnancy in art
  • Pregnant women in art
  • Women in art
Label
Maternal bodies in the visual arts, Rosemary Betterton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
1. Maternal space and public intimacy -- 2. Maternal matters: making bodies in art -- 3. Enfleshing the divine: sacred and profane maternal bodies -- 4. The transparent womb: visual technologies and the maternal -- 5. Promising monsters and the maternal imagination -- 6. Maternal time: moments of encounter -- 7. Ageing and maternal bodies
Control code
875626410
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 201 pages
Isbn
9780719083488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)875626410
Label
Maternal bodies in the visual arts, Rosemary Betterton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
1. Maternal space and public intimacy -- 2. Maternal matters: making bodies in art -- 3. Enfleshing the divine: sacred and profane maternal bodies -- 4. The transparent womb: visual technologies and the maternal -- 5. Promising monsters and the maternal imagination -- 6. Maternal time: moments of encounter -- 7. Ageing and maternal bodies
Control code
875626410
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 201 pages
Isbn
9780719083488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)875626410

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