Category Archives: Body as Model/

LIBRARY SHELF: Spectacular Bodies

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Kemp, Kemp, Martin and Marina Wallace; Spectacular Bodies: The Art and Science of the Human Body from Leonardo to Now (2000) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “It may seem obvious that a detailed image of a dissected body, like Joseph … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Body and Soul

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Conn, Steven; Body and Soul: Contemporary Art and healing(1998) ICI Shelf: Exhibitions First Line: “As we approach the end of the twentieth century, individuals seek new means of relief fro, the stress, disease, and environmental pollution that permeate our society.” … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Special Cases

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Purcell, Rosamond; Special Cases: Natural Anomalies and Historical Monsters (1997) ICI Shelf: Museums Last Line: “And Kircher with his mirrors: there are, he asserts, “a thousand ways to deform a man,” and, if you use the methods he recommends, “no … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Technologies of Gender

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de Laurentis, Teresa; Technologies of Gender (1987) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “And if words sound awkward or inelegant . . .” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (06-23-14) Accession #: ICI-00691

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LIBRARY SHELF: Gender Trouble

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Butler, Judith; Gender trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990) ICI Shelf: Body Last Line: “What other local strategies for engaging the “unnatural” might lead to the denaturalization of gender as such?” ICI History: Today at the ICI — … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Freudian Body

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Bersani, Leo; The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art (1987) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “How has Freud profited—or suffered—from all the attention lavished on him in America and in Europe, during the past fifteen or twenty years?” ICI History: Today … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Uncontrollable Bodies

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Sappington, Rodney and Tyler Stallings, eds.; Uncontrollable Bodies: Testimonies of Identity and Culture (1994) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “I’m sick and I don’t want a cure.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (06-10-14) Accession #: ICI-00642

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LIBRARY SHELF: The Making of the Modern Body

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Gallagher, Catherine and Thomas Whitney, eds.; The Making of the Modern Body: Sexuality and Society in the Nineteenth Century (1987) ICI Shelf: Body First Line: “Scholars have only recently discovered that the human body itself has a history.” ICI History: … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Simians, Cyborgs, and Women

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Haraway, Donna J.; Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The reinvention of Nature (1991) ICI Shelf: New Media First Line: “The concept of the body politic is not new.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (02-25-14) Accession #: ICI-00590

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LIBRARY SHELF: Technologies of the Gendered Body

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Balsamo, Anne; Technologies of the Genered Body: Reading Cyborg Women (1996) ICI Shelf: Body Last Line: “The body also serves as the locus for thinking differently about both feminist histories and feminist futures, and the political aims of feminist cultural … Continue reading

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