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The glamour of strangeness : artists and the last age of the exotic / Jamie James.

James, Jamie, 1951- (author.).
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Whiting PL - Whiting 700.19 J234 (Text) 51735011791059 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374163358
  • ISBN: 0374163359
  • Physical Description: xii, 364 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-341) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An invitation -- The studio of the tropics -- Prince of Java -- Insanely gorgeous -- Goona-Goona in Bali -- The empire of the self -- Seekers of oblivion -- Possessed by rhythm -- The last age of exoticism.
Summary, etc.:
"Exploration of a "rare, emotionally intense way of life" in which artists like Raden Saleh and Walter Spies abandon the cultures that created them and adopt an exotic alternative"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Artists > Psychology.
Artists > Biography.
Alienation (Social psychology)
Identity (Psychology)
TRAVEL > Special Interest > Literary.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Artists, Architects, Photographers.
ART > History > Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)

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