The Dream of the Moving Statue

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Illustrations
1. Charlie Chaplin, City Lights4
2. Charlie Chaplin, City Lights5
3. Charlie Chaplin, City Lights5
4. Jean Cocteau, Le sang d'un poète12
5. Andreas Vesalius, woodcuts from De humani corporis fabrica18
6. George Segal, The Brick Wall26
7. William Blake, "Laocoön"67
8. Jean-León Gérôme, Pygmalion and Galatea76
9. Michelangelo, Night93
10. Donatello, bronze David158
ii. Ariadne, Roman sculpture 171
12. Donatello, Judith and Holofernes177
13. Cellini, Perseus and Medusa177
14. Donatello, Lo Zuccone180
15. Michelangelo, Moses185
16. Drawings from Sigmund Freud, "The Moses of Michelangelo"188-89

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The Dream of the Moving Statue *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations *
  • Preface *
  • Part One *
  • 1 - Signs of Life: an Introduction *
  • 2 - The Death of Sculpture *
  • 3 - Eating the Statue *
  • Part Two *
  • 4 - Idolomachia *
  • 5 - You May Touch This Statue *
  • 6 - Resisting Pygmalion *
  • Part Three *
  • 7 - Crossings *
  • 8 - The Space between *
  • Part Four 136
  • 9 - Talking with Statues *
  • 10 - The Thing Itself (Which Does Not Move) *
  • Coda: Ordinary Statues 199
  • Notes *
  • Index *
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