How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization (Hardcover)

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Noted classicist Mary Beard has followed in the steps of Sir Kenneth Clarke in examining the world’s art. A companion volume to the "Civilisations" series on PBS, to which she contributed two episodes, Beard’s book is a multicultural and international look at art, examining evocative work from many countries, civilizations, and religions. How do we look? The observer views the work of art, and the image or sculpture mirrors back their own self on some level. A remarkable overview of the impact of how art feeds civilization and vice versa. -Greg

— From Fall Booknotes 2018

Product Details
ISBN: 9781631494406
ISBN-10: 1631494406
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: September 4th, 2018
Pages: 240
Language: English