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Narcissus Reflected: The Narcissus Myth in Surrealist and Contemporary Art

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Published to accompany an exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, curated by Dawn Ades and David Lomas (23 April - 26 June 2011), this major publication explores the myth of Narcissus in Surrealist and contemporary art. The story of Narcissus - as told by Ovid, is of a beautiful youth infatuated by his reflection in a stream, who pines away in the presence of Echo and is metamorphosed into a flower of the same name. The myth is open to many interpretations and has captivated a number of modern and contemporary ...

Narcissus Reflected: The Narcissus Myth in Surrealist and Contemporary Art 2011, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780947912994

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