+612 9045 4394
 
The Gods of Freud : Sigmund Freud's art collection - Janine Burke

The Gods of Freud

Sigmund Freud's art collection

eBook

Published: 1st August 2011
Format: ePUB
RRP $21.95
$20.80
    Good For
  • IOS and Android Devices (Booktopia Reader app)
  • PC & Mac (Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Kobo / Sony / eReaders
    Not supported
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Windows Smart Phones
  • Adobe Overdrive
    Features
  • Resizeable Text
  • Flowing Text
  • Reproducing or Printing Pages

A stunning and surprising re-evaluation of Freud's life and legacy told through his extraordinary art collection.

Janine Burke, award-winning author and art historian, reveals an intriguing new perspective on sigmund Freud - as an obsessive artcollector; a passionate and reckless man intent on surrounding himself with beautiful objects.

Sigmund Freud's collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities must be one of the world's best-kept secrets. Over a 40-year period he amassed an extraordinary array of nearly three thousand statues, vases, reliefs, busts,fragments of papyrus, rings, precious stones and prints. For Freud, psychoanalysis and his art collection developed together in a symbiotic relationship, each informing and enriching the other.

To create a portrait of Freud the art collector, Janine Burke builds a vibrant, richly detailed and intimate image of his life and times, set against the glittering, decadent background of fin-de-si?cle Vienna where an artistic flowering took place in painting, theatre, writing and architecture.

ISBN: 9781742746333
ISBN-10: 1742746330
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st August 2011
Publisher: Random House Australia
Edition Number: 1