Livre
Anglais

Mock humanity : two essays on James Ensor's grotesques

Bart Verschaffel (auteur)

Mock humanity : two essays on James Ensor's grotesques

This book reveals that James Ensor did not develop his fantastic and grotesque universe of masks and skeletons out of his melancholic soul, but that he re-used and transformed an old image tradition that was collected and published by the French author and art critic Jules Champfleury in his History of Caricature. A second essay analyses how these weird creatures infiltrate the image borders and
Contenu
James Ensor's grotesques and the history of caricature by Jules Champfleury
Frame and figure in the work of James Ensor
Sujet
Ensor, James
Titre
Mock humanity : two essays on James Ensor's grotesques
Auteur
Bart Verschaffel
Langue
Anglais
Éditeur
Gent: A&S/books, 2018
111 P. : ill.
ISBN
9789076714516 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
736.7 (SISO) Beeldende kunstenaars ; Beeldende kunstenaars (ZIZO)