1st Edition

Art And Psychoanalysis

ISBN 9780064302067
Published August 15, 1994 by Routledge
388 Pages

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Book Description

A pioneering overview of art and psychoanalysis that shows how each field can enrich and enlarge the other.

Table of Contents

* Beginnings * Freuds Leonardo: The Controversy * The Psychological Impact of Imagery * Art and the Oedipus Complex * Dreams, Delusions, and Art * Michelangelos Moses and Other Michelangelo Problems * The Transitional Object and Its Implications for Creativity and Symbolization * Some Psychological Aspects of the Mother-Child Relationship in Western Art * Psychoanalytic Readings of Primal-Scene Iconography * Biography, Autobiography, and Psychobiography * Psychobiography: Caravaggio, Artemisia, Brancusi * Aesthetics on Trial: Whistler vs. Ruskin

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Laurie Schneider Adams