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Author Berger, Doris, 1972- author

Title Projected art history : biopics, celebrity culture, and the popularizing of American art / Doris Berger
Published [London] : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series International texts in critical media aesthetics
International texts in critical media aesthetics.
Summary Biopics on artists influence the popular perception of artists' lives and work. This title highlights the narrative structure and images created in the film genre of biopics, in which an artist's life is being dramatized and embodied by an actor
Notes This translation previously issued in print: 2014. Digital resource published 2018
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on July 13, 2018)
Subject Basquiat (Motion picture)
Pollock (Motion picture)
Artists in motion pictures.
Biographical films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Art and popular culture -- United States.
Art, American -- 20th century -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781501300097 (ebook)
Other Titles Projizierte Kunstgeschichte. English