Art in an Ethnographic Turn ? The researching encounter with the other in art Octagon: The Schinkel Pavilion Berlin

The Ethnographic Turn in the visual arts describes a practice in which artists approach other cultures or realities through their research and documentation activities.... more more

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Bodily finesse

Monday 5 March, 2007

Much of the work of the Renaissance sculptor Conrat Meit has been lost over the centuries. The Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich has pulled together a goodly collection from around the world which proves Meit to be a master of the pot-bellied feminine ideal of the day. By Birgit Sonna
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