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Cinematic Portrait Painting: (Not) About Gerhard Richter

Guerin, Frances (2023) Cinematic Portrait Painting: (Not) About Gerhard Richter. Forthcoming (Unpublished) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:73495)

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Abstract

What do we see if we place the cinematic attributes of Gerhard Richter’s portraits in the foreground? This single-authored book explores the intersection of Richter’ portraits with the aesthetics and hermeneutics of the cinema. As a result, the book reveals the fluidity and ambivalence of each portrait and the mise-en-abîme of meaning created between and across Richter’s oeuvre more generally. In turn, when these interpretations are further explained through discourses on cinema, they reveal a new way of seeing and knowing at the end of modernity. The portraits present an infinite performance of the transgression, re-definition and eschewal of traditional notions of portraiture, the identity of painting, subjects depicted, viewers, and the spaces and institutions of exhibition.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: N Visual Arts > N Visual arts (General). For photography, see TR
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Frances Guerin
Date Deposited: 24 May 2019 22:57 UTC
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2021 12:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/73495 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Guerin, Frances: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1283-8153
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