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left - head of athena, right - portrait of a young man / found in the the domus di amore e psiche, c. 220-250 AD / museo ostiense


Karen KnorrThe Invention of Tradition About the series: “A series of 17 cibachrome photographs presented in black frames with engraved brass plaques alluding to received ideas of beauty and taste in British high culture. It uses interiors such as Chiswick House, Osterley Park House, Sir John Soane Museum, The Dulwich Picture Gallery, The Victoria nad Albert Museum as historical spaces in orderto contextualise certain aesthetic claims. Travel in the 18th century practiced by the privil...

capri, 1981, c-print, 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches; 21 x 30 cm / luigi ghirri