The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity, 1994,Very Good w/DJ

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The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity
Linda Nochlin
Thames and Hudson
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Notes: A Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket, First Edition, 8vo, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4." Red cloth-covered boards in a white paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Black lettering on white dust jacket spine. Covers have tiny ink stains from remainder mark on bottom of text block, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has age toning (paper now slightly beige), slight rubbing, a few shallow surface scratches, and a few tiny stains at bottom of flaps and on back panel, else clean and intact, not price-clipped. Black ink stain (remainder mark) at bottom of text block affecting all pages (but limited to bottom margin), else pages pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations. 64 pp., including illustrations, Notes, and List of Illustrations. "The twenty-sixth of the Walter Neurath Memorial Lectures which are given annually each spring on subjects reflecting the interests of the founder of Thames and Hudson." A printed lecture given by Linda Nochlin (1931-2017), an American art historian, author, and Professor Emerita of Modern Art at New York University Institute of Fine Arts. In her lecture, Nochlin discusses the representation and meaning behind fragmented figures in modern art including human bodies that are literally mutilated and dismembered as well as intact human forms that are simply cut off by the frame or composition. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.