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ul style margin top 0 margin bottom 0 Provides an innovative, rich survey of images of European witchcraft, from the sixteenth century to the present dayContains fascinating new research in this areaAccompanies the Edinburgh Festival show of Witches and Wicked Bodies held at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art,Edinburgh, from July October 2013Witches Wicked Bodies provides an innovative, rich survey of images of European witchcraft from the sixteenth century to the present day It focuses on the representation of female witches and the enduring stereotypes they embody, ranging from hideous old crones to beautiful young seductresses Such imagery has ancient precedents and has been repeatedly re invented by artists over the centuries, to include scenes with corpses and cauldrons, caverns and kitchens, and the dead being raised through demonic or satanic rites all inversions of an ordered and religious social world.Petherbridge introduces this fascinating subject and includes catalogue entries on each of the exhibited works The illustrations primarily feature drawings and prints as well as a group of important paintings A wide range of artists is represented including Drer, Goya, Fuseli, Blake, Burra and Rego....

Title : Witches and Wicked Bodies
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ISBN : 1906270554
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : National Galleries Of Scotland September 16, 2013
Number of Pages : 128 pages
File Size : 766 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Witches and Wicked Bodies Reviews

  • Dracool
    2019-02-16 08:40

    I went to this exhibition when I was in Scotland. I am glad this book is available on Amazon, it will have great appeal especially to anyone who didn't make it to this show but is interested in the subject.