The antique copy reactivated
Contemporary Art | Exhibitions on « the copy » update the question of academicism, the artistic norm of the 17th century, to the cusp of the 20th : teaching and perpetuating frameworks and aesthetic codes from antiquity. The idea of the copy, denigrated in Western modernity, is being restored in the service of a new vision.
According to Salvatore Settis, an archaeological specialist and co-curator of the twin exhibitions Serial Classic and […]
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