The Art of Ancient Spectacle. Studies in the History of Art, Volume 56

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Bettina Bergmann is associate professor of art at Mount Holyoke College. Christine Kondoleon is curator of Greek and Roman art at the Worcester Art Museum. Studies in the History of Art.

Bettina Bergmann is associate professor of art at Mount Holyoke College. Christine Kondoleon is curator of Greek and Roman art at the Worcester Art Museum. Studies in the History of Art.

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The Art of Ancient Spectacle. Studies in the History of Art, Volume 56

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Edited by Bettina Bergman and Christine Kondoleon

This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the Gallery's research institute.

This volume introduces live performance as a synthetic category of ancient culture, including the role of artifacts, with emphasis on understanding the original context and the function ...

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This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the Gallery's research institute.

This volume introduces live performance as a synthetic category of ancient culture, including the role of artifacts, with emphasis on understanding the original context and the function of surviving images. Eighteen essays by philologists, historians, archaeologists, and art historians demonstrate how participants and spectators experienced this art form in Greek and Roman times.

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 Pages, 15 color, 224 b+w, 11 x 9.5 inches
  • Published: 2000