Eretica: Transcendent & the Profane i

Eretica: Transcendent & the Profane i

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Focusing on concepts of spirituality, "Heretics" looks at themes such as the contrast between good and evil, sacredness, and the relationship between eroticism, sex, and death in the production of forty contemporary artists, including Marina Abramovic, Nobuyoshi Araki, Vanessa Beecroft, Robert Mapplethorpe, Paul McCarthy, and Joel-Peter Witkin. This richly illustrated anthology includes critical essays by prominent philosophers, anthropologists, and art historians such as Gore Vidal, Faye Waddleton, Jean Baudrillard, Arthur C. Danto, Vito Mancuso, Michel Maffesoli, Pierre Riches, Julien Ries, Arturo Schwarz, and more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152 x 208 x 16mm | 662.24g
  • Milan, Italy
  • English
  • 150 colour illustrations
  • 8861300693
  • 9788861300699
  • 1,055,792

About Demetrio Paparoni

Demetrio Paparoni is an art critic and curator. He is the founder of the magazine "Tema Celeste" and author of several art books including the recently published "Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: Face to Face" (Skira 2006).show more

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