ERIC Number: EJ568062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Recent Rhetorics of Purity in the Visual Arts. Infection, Dissemination, Genealogy.
Cheetham, Mark A.
Paedagogica Historica, v33 n3 p861-80 1997
Analyzes the medical discourses of infection, purity, and impurity and how these relate to the manipulation of images and ideas inherent in modern art. Argues that various concepts of purity (both in form and as a metaphorical subject) continue to exert powerful influences on artists in the 20th century. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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