A BRIEF HISTORY OF MID-CENTURY PORTRAITURE: TV by Mary di Lucia

When we think of the history of art, the television rarely comes to mind, despite the fact that upon exploration, tv relates to many discourses: architecture, urban planning,┬áthe beaux arts, technology, psychoanalysis, and finally, portraiture itself. A tv in a room with a tv viewer and couch loosely mirrors some aspects of the psychoanalytic triad; that is, the tv, like the analysand, broadcasts a free-associative … Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF MID-CENTURY PORTRAITURE: TV by Mary di Lucia