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The Muddied Mirror: Materiality and Figuration in Titian's Later Paintings

Titian] Cranston, Jodi

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ISBN 10: 0271035293 / ISBN 13: 9780271035291
Editorial: Penn State University Press, 2010
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10.30 X 7.30 X 0.80 inches; 176 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 249701

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Título: The Muddied Mirror: Materiality and ...

Editorial: Penn State University Press

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

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Ideal painting in the Renaissance was an art of illusionism that eliminated for the viewer any overt sense of its making. Titian’s paintings, in contrast, with their roughly worked and “open” surfaces, unexpected glazes, and thick impasto brushstrokes, made the fact of the paint increasingly visible. Previous scholars have read these paintings as unfinished or the product of lesser studio hands, but in The Muddied Mirror, Jodi Cranston argues that this approach to paint is integral to Titian’s later work. Rather than presenting in paint a precise reflection of the visible world, the artist imparted an intrinsic corporeality to his subjects through the varying mass and thickness of the paint. It is precisely the materiality and “disfiguration” of these paintings that offer us the key to understanding their meanings. More important, the subjects of Titian’s late paintings are directly related to the materiality of the body—they represent physical changes wrought through violence, metamorphosis, and desire.

About the Author:

Jodi Cranston is Associate Professor of Art History at Boston University. She is the author of The Poetics of Portraiture in the Italian Renaissance (1999).

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