E. H. Gombrich, Review of David Freedberg, The Power of Images: Studies in the History and Theory of Response, New York Review of. Books, Vol. 15, The Power of Images is not a book about the history of art. It is concerned with “ the failure of art history to deal with the extraordinarily abundant. THE POWER OF IMAGES. David Freedberg. Columbia University. Search for more papers by Twitter; Linkedin; Google+; Reddit; CiteULike. First page image.
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Freedberg call historians to examine acts of iconoclasm to understand why people love and fear images. The Worth of Visions and Tales This love and fear comes from the fusion of the image and its prototype.
The Value of the Commonplace 4. This control is usually carried out by words. The Power of Images: The God in the Image ;ower. The behaviors involved what many Westerners considered irrational, superstitious, or explicable by magic.
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Even so, people are afraid of the power of images. Response and Repression 2. Meditation and the Uses of Theory 9.