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Art and Psyche: A Study in Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

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In this provocative, closely argued book, Ellen Handler Spitz explores three principal psychoanalytic approaches to art. The first considers the relations between an artist’s life and work; the second focuses on the work of art itself; and the third encompasses the intricate relations between a work of art and its audience or beholders. To illustrate her theoretical discus ...more
Paperback, 195 pages
Published September 10th 1989 by Yale University Press (first published December 31st 1985)
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This is one of those books that opened up a new way of looking at art for me and I have revisited from time to time.
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