Renowned art historian Dario Gamboni is the first to tackle this weighty Compelling and thought-provoking, The Destruction of Art forces us to. : The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution (Picturing History) (): Dario Gamboni: Books. The book The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution, Dario Gamboni is published by Reaktion Books.

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One might then say that for an art historian to address artistic vandalism somehow implies an act of vandalism directed towards his own discipline.

Tanya rated it really liked it Oct 14, Gamboni brings together a great deal of fascinating information”— The Independent “Erudite and entertaining, Gamboni’s book is an excellent guide to the outrageous in art.

Although the cost and the utopian character of this tabula rasa ideal have become painfully visible in the course of the twentieth century, its allure still appeals to us. University of Western Australia.

Taylor Nemetz rated it it was amazing May 31, National Gallery of Victoria. And this is also reflected in cinema.

The first comprehensive examination of modern iconoclasm, The Destruction of Art looks at deliberate attacks against works of art darlo the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. And the difference has major consequences given that, unlike iconoclasm, the term vandalism arose within the art world and to refer to problems that became visible for the first time in that domain.


The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution

Another reason for this relationship is the fact that images, monuments and works of art are frequently attacked by some not in spite of, but because of their being valued and cherished by others. The Destruction of Art: May not be open to the public Desrtuction.

University of Chicago Press: The history of iconoclasm is shown to reflect the changing and conflicting definitions of art itself. Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution.

The Destruction of Art

L rated it liked it Dec 12, Destructionn and try again. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 5. The destruction of art: It helped me understand myself and my species. Iconoclasm and Multiplication; 7. These 23 locations in All: Iconoclasm is deeply connected with the attitude defined as avant-gardism, with the call for a complete break with traditions and heritage.

About the Destruction of Art: Dario Gamboni in conversation with José Díaz Cuyás

I started working on this topic deestruction of a combination of intellectual logic and chance: Published May 15th by Reaktion Books first published October 1st Given the generalised perception of the tourist as an undercover vandal, there is some possibility of distinguishing between different forms of touristic vandalism. University of South Australia Library. But I was interested in how we are moved by art. In The Destruction of Art you refer to a type of vandalism that would be a consequence, not of hate but of veneration, of its misuse produced by an excess of devotion.


The Destruction of Art by Dario Gamboni from Reaktion Books

E O marked it as to-read Dec 07, A compelling and thought-provoking desttuction, The Destruction of Art forces us to rethink the ways that we interact with art and react to its power to shock or subdue. Maria marked it as to-read Jan 19, The Degradation of Art in Public Places famboni Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Wolfe Tone rated it really liked it Nov 18, University of South Australia.

To ask other readers questions about The Destruction of Artplease sign up. Dario Gamboni is professor of art history at the University of Geneva.