Ephemeral Bodies poster

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The material history of wax is a history of disappearance--wax melts, liquefies, evaporates, and undergoes innumerable mutations. Wax is tactile, ambiguous, and mesmerizing, confounding viewers and scholars alike. It can approximate flesh with astonishing realism and has been used to create uncanny

Author Julius Ritter von Schlosser

Pages 327

Publisher Getty Publications

Published Date 2008

ISBN 0892368772 9780892368778

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