Framing Beauty

Framing Beauty

Intimate Visions
Edited by Betsy Stirratt
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Format: Paperback 40 color illus.
ISBN: 978-0-253-02697-2
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Beauty is one of the most enigmatic, undefinable, and subjective qualities in contemporary visual art. Framing Beauty: Intimate Visions features essays by Deborah Willis, a leading curator and historian of photography, and Rujeko Hockley, Curator at the Brooklyn Museum, as they describe beauty from a variety of cultural, historical, and visual perspectives.Striking images by twenty respected visual artists and photographers contribute different views to the topic of the physical body and racial and feminist perspectives on beauty.Framing Beauty: Intimate Visions catalogues the recent exhibit curated by Willis at the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University.

Author Bio

Betsy Stirratt is Director and Curator of the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University Bloomington. Her edited books include Robert Mapplethorpe: Photographs from the Kinsey Institute Collection.

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