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Looking askance

Michael Leja

Looking askance

skepticism and American art from Eakins to Duchamp

by Michael Leja

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Optical illusions in art,
  • Visual perception -- Psychological aspects,
  • Art and society -- United States,
  • Art, American -- 19th century,
  • Art, American -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Leja.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7430.5 .L44 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 300 p., 24 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17623252M
    ISBN 100520238079
    LC Control Number2003022760
    OCLC/WorldCa53253986

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A lively exploration of the relationship between modern art, truth, and deception, Looking Askance offers a new paradigm for understanding American visual culture, from the art of Thomas Eakins, William Harnett, and Marcel Duchamp to such fascinating historical episodes as the trial of spirit photographer William Mumler, scientist Helen Abbott Price: $ Definition of look askance at in the Idioms Dictionary.

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"Looking Askance offers a new paradigm for understanding American visual culture, from the art of Thomas Eakins, William Harnett, and Marcel Duchamp to such fascinating historical episodes as the trial of spirit photographer William Mumler, scientist Helen Abbott's interpretation of Monet's Impressionism, the myriad illusions featured at the Buffalo World's Fair ofand William James's.

Introduction: looking askance --Mumler's fraudulent photographs --Eakins's reality effects --Impressionism and nature's deceptions --Touching pictures by William Harnett --Buffalo's illusions --The self's deceptions --Humbugs for highbrows: Duchamp's readymades in New York.

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