Christ to Coke : how image becomes icon / Martin Kemp.

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  • Author(s): Kemp, Martin
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Information:
    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Publication Date:
    2012
  • Physical Description:
    xxiv, 368 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Publication Type:
    Book
  • Document Type:
    Non-fiction
  • Availability: 1 Holdings
  • Additional Information
    • Abstract:
      Summary: This is the first book to look at all the main types of visual icon, taking eleven mega-famous examples, from Christ to the Coke bottle, to see how they arose and how they continue to function.
    • Content Notes:
      Preface and Acknowledgements; List of Plates; Introduction; 1. Christ. The True Icon; 2. The Cross; 3. The Heart; 4. The Lion; 5. Mona Lisa; 6. Che; 7. Napalmed and Naked; 8. Stars and Stripes; 9. Coke. The Bottle; 10. DNA; 11. E=mc2; 12. Fuzzy Formulas.
    • ISBN:
      9780199581115 (Cloth)
      0199581118 (Cloth)
    • Accession Number:
      fol.101407