The subject in art : portraiture and the birth of the modern / Catherine M. Soussloff.

Argues that the modern subject did not emerge from psychoanalysis or existential philosophy but rather within early-twentieth-century Viennese portraiture.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Soussloff, Catherine M.
Format: Electronic
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Series:e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the subject in art
  • A genealogy of the subject in the portrait
  • The birth of the social history of art
  • The subject at risk: Jewish assimilation and Viennese portraiture
  • Art photography, portraiture, and modern subjectivity
  • Regarding the subject in art history: an epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.