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Other Objects of Desire Collectors and Collecting Queerly

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ISBN-10: 063123361X

ISBN-13: 9780631233619

Edition: 2001

Authors: Michael Camille, Adrian Rifkin

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Based on an International Conference held at the University of Chicago, Other Objects of Desire: Collectors and Collecting Queerly radically rethinks the classic art-historical subject of collecting. It investigates the role played by the conceptual apparatus of contemporary queer theory in understanding different periods of history from the late Middle Ages to the present, and uses this interrogation to critically deconstruct the very idea of a collection and the process of collecting. Beginning with Michael Camille's study of sexual objects of Jean, Duc de Berry, the essays continue with Rebecca Zorach's important questioning of the significance of representations of 'lesbianism' in…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

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