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The Real Real Thing: The Model in the Mirror of Art

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Our era is defined by the model. From Victoria’s Secret and America’s Next Top Modelto the snapshots we post on Facebook and Twitter, our culture is fixated on the pose, the state of existing simultaneously as artifice and the real thing.

In this bold view of contemporary culture, Wendy Steiner shows us the very meaning of the arts in the process of transformation. Her sto

Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by University Of Chicago Press
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