Queer Beauty: Sexuality and Aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and Beyond

Queer Beauty: Sexuality and Aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and Beyond

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The pioneering work of Johann Winckelmann (1717-1768) identified a homoerotic appreciation of male beauty in classical Greek sculpture, a fascination that had endured in Western art since the Greeks. After Winckelmann, however, sometimes the value (even the possibility) of queer beauty in art was denied. Several theorists after Winckelmann, notably the philosopher Immanuel Kant, broke sexual attraction and aesthetic appreciation into separate or dueling domains.… (more)

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Publisher: Columbia University Press (September 22, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 8.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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