List Price: $49.90
Publisher: Gerhard Steidl Druckerei und Verlag
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 11.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
For the last three years--during the pontificates of both Pope John Paul II and Benedict XVI-- Matthias Schaller has gone inside the Vatican to photograph the rarely seen offices of the Roman Catholic cardinals. Using fifteenth-century iconography as a model, such as the portraits of cardinals Saint Hieronymus and Saint Augustine by Vittore Carpaccio, Schaller combines Renaissance tradition with the technology and conventions of contemporary art--for his works are portraits without a sitter. In this absorbing monograph, his subjects are revealed through our entree into their intimate chambers and through the subtle differences of their attendant accessories, forcing viewers to confront our More...
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