TITLE

Response: On Subliminal Iconography

AUTHOR(S)
Wallach, Alan
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2006, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the arguments raised by art critic Alexander Nemerov on subliminal iconography in the painting titled "Wreck of the 'Covenant'," by N. C. Wyeth. The art critic asserts that U.S. painter N. C. Wyeth suffers from anxieties related to advances in mechanical-reproductive technologies. According to Nemerov, the painter employed iconographic devices and motifs to enhance and support his visual narratives. The knowledge and methods of the critic-analyst is integral to the psychoanalytic study of painting.
ACCESSION #
20580238

 

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