Behind Closed Doors: The Art of Hans Bellmer

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""Behind Closed Doors "reveals the complex structure behind these photographs of violated female adolescence, a structure in which sadism, masochism, hermaphroditism, fetishism, utopianism, and nostalgia all play a role. Above all, Lichtenstein's study makes clear the political aspect of these transgressive images: the way in which they served to question and undermine the contemporary authoritarian Nazi image of sexual 'normalcy' by recourse to a violent return of the repressed."--Linda Nochlin, author of "Representing ...

Behind Closed Doors: The Art of Hans Bellmer 2001, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520209848

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